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Things You Never Knew Existed
"Things You Never Knew Existed" is The Johnson Smith Company, an international joke company. They say "Remember the whoopee cushion? Well, thanks to technology, we now have the REMOTE CONTROL FART MACHINE! But we are just more than funny products! Since 1914, the Things You Never Knew Existed Catalog has been providing America (and sometimes beyond) with a catalog of the goofiest gags, weirdest gadgets and the most hard-to-find kooky items. We also carry a great selection of diecast collectibles! And now we're online! So, c'mon, help us tickle the world's funny bone!"
Founded in 1905 in Australia, and in 1914 in the USA, and then later on after that, Internationally, online!
An interesting insight into the history of practical jokes can be seen in the quote from the company's site "Our story is not without sociological aspects and influences. During the 1920s and 1930s, practical jokes and home hobbies provided an escape for people wracked with economic struggle brought on by WWI and the Great Depression. Our 700-page catalog provided hours of "escape," fun and fantasy for the depressed nation, even without having to place an order! Even today we hear from people who remember our catalog and the "relief" we provided!"
The Johnson Smith Company also includes Betty's Attic®, Clever Gear & Other Smart Innovations® , and The Lighter Side ® , famous for its collection of licensed and nostalgic collectible merchandise, like Betty Boop™, Wizard of Oz™, Coca-Cola®, Looney Tunes™ and more.
They're not joking when they say "These "I-just-got-to-have-these" items are selling fast!"
To have a closer look, follow through these links...
LINK HERE TO GO TO BETTY'S ATTIC
http://www.johnsonsmith.com affiliate program was with Commission Junction. However, it has now been replaced with Betty's Attic.