Free university educations for all? Peas as large as beets? The future looked so bright from the vantage point of 1900 when John Elfreth Watkins, Jr. decided to sit down with several unnamed clairvoyance experts to get a glimpse of what was to come for The Ladies Home Journal.
While a few missed the mark by quite a bit (like the disappearance of the letters C, X, and Q from the alphabet) others did come true, at least in part. There’s always a faker or two in the clairvoyant crowd, though, so at least we know some things never change. Be sure to click the excerpt below to skip to a transcript of the whole article.
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