Luck chain letter added to office humor item. Published -
much text described. Play Golf Plus (FFT-GS-LCL). Quota 4 + 1. US, 1969.
[Chain letter (LCL) is preceded
by the "Food for Thought" (FFT) and "Gene Sarazen" (GS) office humor items.
Article gives little text from this part - see 1972 for a likely close match to
this 1969 letter.]
The luck of this letter has been around the world four times. The one
who breaks it will have bad luck.
[The recipient is admonished not to keep the letter and not to send any money.]
[All you have to do, the letter states is have your secretary send the copy
you receive and four others to five friends to whom you wish good luck.]
[Then just sit back ...]
and see what happens four days from now. Do not break the chain. You are
to receive good luck in the next four days time.
Published: Pampa Daily News
(Pampa, Texas), Nov. 5, 1969, p. 1.
A NEW SLANT ON LIFE: NO SIGNATURES OR MONEY REQUIRED BY CHAIN LETTER, BUT
DON'T BREAK IT.
"A new kind of chain letter that requires non signatures and no money was
in circulation in Pampa today.
This one is designed to circulate mainly among businessmen and community
It simply advises them to 'stop worrying about your business and get out
and play golf.'
In support of this advice, the letter points out that the president of the
largest steel company ... (Food for Thought and Gene Sarazen item descriptions
omitted here)." [text and description as above follows].
Entered by DWV, Aug. 31, 2014.
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