We had some discussion of underwear in the comments a couple of weeks ago which naturally reminded me of something interesting: the recurrent problem of misplaced panties. This first item is a description of the contents of the RMC Lost and Found from the December, 1961 Thresher — click to enlarge it and then read down to the end:
And this note turned up in a scrapbook circa mid-1950s, name blacked out to protect the guilty:
I would have offered a reward.
I almost used this as a spur to a New Year’s resolution but I couldn’t decide if I should resolve to keep my underwear out of the Lost and Found or find some way to get it in.