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Re: 'Little Green Men' - Benson

From: Tom Benson <sparkle@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 19:39:56 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 07:47:36 -0500
Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men' - Benson

 >From: Luis R. Gonzalez <lrgm@arrakis.es>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men'
 >Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 21:03:51 +0100

 >>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
 >>Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 09:27:54 EST
 >>Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men'
 >>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net

 >>This was a question that we researched carefully, back about a
 >>decade ago. Around the turn of the century (the last one, not
 >>the most recent), there was a comic strip know as The Yellow
 >>Kid, which was printed in yellow ink. It was wildly popular and
 >>newspaper editors kept tempting the writer with bigger pay
 >>checks and more perks so that he jumped from one newspaper to
 >>the next (and hence the term Yellow Journalism). To combat this,
 >>one editor created The Green Man, which was printed in green ink
 >>and dealt with a man from another world. Hence the idea that
 >>people not of Earth were green.

 >As one of Martin Kottmeyer's helpers during his investigation
 >into the origins of LGM I am very much interested in your

 >Can you point us to any illustration?
 >Preferably on the Web?


I can cite one old source in my library regarding LGM: 'Little
Gentleman In Green, A Fairy Tale' by Una Savin (Loring,
Publisher, Boston, 1865).

Tom Benson

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