The article concluded with advertisements I had found for the “Wahl Spring Brake” shock absorbers, which had me wondering
Enter Howard Edelstein, who pulled me aside at the Ohio Show to look at some pencils he had. Two of them caught my attention immediately:
Identical utility pencils advertising the “Wahl Spring Brake” and the “Wahl Two-Way Hydraulic Shock Absorber.”
“Holy Cow!” I said. “You must have read my article!”
Howard just looked at me. “No. What article?”
Sigh. Score one for a fantastic stroke of luck; at least he knew I like pencils . . .