K’s First Case, written by L.G. Alexander, is a Longman reader for students learning English as a second language. It’s 1975 publication in Hong Kong helped inspire an act of self-naming.
The first pager system was used by the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn. Although associated with drug dealers, by the 1990s beepers became popular among teenagers, who developed elaborate codes based on numerical displays.
Rolling Stones fans are legendary: some dedicate their lives to
transcribing guitar solos from fifty year old live concerts, others to chasing down grandfatherly idols for an autograph.
Chinese restaurants came to the United States in the 19th century with Cantonese migrants who worked in mines and built railroads. But Chinese restaurants that were also vegetarian did not arrive in New York until the 1980s.
In the late 80s, the artist
Garry Hayes brought a couple of lucky kids to the happiest place on earth: a legendary Minneapolis bar called the Gay 90s.