Perle Mesta was a socialite and fundraiser for the Democratic Party. The text of “Green Eggs and Ham” has a lot of “I am” going on.
It starts with: T206 is a series of tobacco cards that was issued by the American Tobacco Company from 1909 to 1911.
Since 2010, Langley Air Force Base (AFB) has been part of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, and is located close to Newport News, Virginia.
Langley Field is one of the oldest facilities operated by the Air Force, having been established by the Army Air Service in 1916.
The series is famous among collectors of baseball cards due to its extreme rarity.
The T206 Honus Wagner card is the most valuable baseball card in existence, with examples routinely fetching hundreds of thousands of dollars in auctions.
A company that has incorporated uses the abbreviation “Inc.” after its name.
By incorporating, a company forms a corporation, which is a legal entity that has legal rights similar to those of an individual.
Further, the lab assistant introduced in 1931 in the first of the “Frankenstein” series of movies was named Fritz.
Stingers are a class of cocktails made from a spirit mixed with crème de menthe.
The classic stinger recipe calls for brandy and white crème de menthe, and dates back at least to 1917.
Also, each themed answer has a “punny” clue: The term “ballet” came into English via French from the Latin “ballare” meaning “to dance”.
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