I had forgotten…but I had a paper dress when I was young!

Lynne Thompson
2 min readOct 30, 2021

Yes a real paper dress. They were all the rage for like a minute. It was 1968 and my mom asked me if I wanted a paper dress. I loved paper dolls, so of course I wanted a paper dress! I think she had to send away for it.

They apparently had started as a marketing stunt by Scott Paper, but they took off and were so popular that the company could not keep up with the…

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Lynne Thompson

I always wrote (first poem at 6 years old). Tech writer by trade. I have a podcast The Storied Human: see my linktree — https://linktr.ee/StoriedHuman