Open Session: What Readers Think

| October 2006


'The Wienermobile' - I had a nice surprise seeing the article about Oscar Mayer's Wienermobile (''The Wienermobile' still cruising at 70,' August). A few years ago, my friend and I saw it on display here in Mason City, Iowa, to advertise the traveling Jell-O Museum and to honor the Kraft Jell-O factory in town.

Someone took a photograph of us in front of the Wienermobile and put it in a yellow-and-white folder with the Wiener Jingle printed on it. I've kept the folder and clipping from our daily newspaper about the event.

Thelma Klemensen
Mason City, Iowa

Editor's note: Klemensen sent along a copy of the photograph, the daily newspaper's article and the lyrics to the Wiener Jingle. For those who do not remember the words, the lines are reproduced below.

Wiener Jingle
Oh, I wish I were an
                Oscar Mayer wiener,
That is what I'd truly
                like to be.
'Cause if I were an
                Oscar Mayer wiener,
Everyone would be in
love with me.


Snake milked cow - Recently, a letter writer recounted how he went to milk a herd of cows one morning and discovered that one of them was missing three-quarters of her udder (Open Session, July). That reminded me of something Dad used to tell us.

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