Soundcloud is this cool site…

with cool recordings about cool stuff. Here is the story of the origin of the Teddy Bear and it’s also-ran competitor, the Billy Possum, named for William Howard Taft:

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  • My dad and I have been telling the Hydrox sob-story for years. Problem is, nobody even knows what we’re talking about anymore.

    Also, Mark, both links are the same.

  • Juan

    Hi Mark,

    Both of the audio recordings are the same 🙂

    • Mark Shea

      D’oh! Fixed it!