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Co-Eds Find New Use for Alarm Clocks


From The American Horologist magazine, April 1938

Co-Eds Find New Use for Alarm Clocks

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- University of Tennessee co-eds use alarm clocks as getter uppers for eight o'clock classes and for something else, too.


Several of the girls and their dates were dancing at a recreation spot near the campus. The orchestra was in the middle of a sweet tune when the jangle of an alarm clock startled the dancers, and sent the co-eds racing out the door.


"We had to be back at the dormitory at 10:30," one of them explained. "So we set the alarm clock to be sure we wouldn't be locked out."


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