By Daniel Rigney
As a lifelong magazine and newspaper lover (thank you, Weekly Reader and Junior/Senior Scholastic), I’m always on the lookout for a fresh read. Some periodicals have unusual titles that sound made up. But in fact, aren’t all periodical titles made up by someone, somewhere, sometime?
Here for your amusement is my personal selection of periodical titles bearing odd names, whether real or imagined. Can you tell which are real and which are fake?
Give yourself 10 points for each title whose ontological status you identify correctly. A perfect score of 120 wins you a free imaginary magazine of your choice, subject to availability. Scroll down for answers.
Gardens and Guns
Journal of Irreproducible Results
Locomotive Engineers Journal
The Farmer’s Wife
Okay, time to score yourself. Please scroll down for correct answers.
How did you do?