What if Thoreau Live Blogged the Super Bowl, 4

If Thoreau were me, he would be more into the commercials by now, because the commercials in antebellum America were all about jocular word play--a phrase that feels right to say if you are living blogging about Thoreau and the Super Bowl.

From the Thoreau You Don't Know:
In the year that Thoreau lived at the pond, the Concord Freeman ran an advertisement, by E. Gunnison, the village cleaner: “To Dye, or not to Dye,” it said, adding, ”he is yet alive, though often dyeing! And is ready to dye for anyone who may need his services in the DYEING ART.”

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