Where America used to be

Paul and Kathy hit the road: “So we bought a pack of cigarettes / And Mrs. Wagner pies / And walked off to look for America.”

Cigarettes you know. Mrs. Wagner’s pies, maybe not:

The Bitter Irony Department notes that Mrs. Wagner’s company ceased operations in 1968, the same year that Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends album, whence came Simon’s song “America,” was released.

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