Stamper Famous for Tearing Edge Collapses…..
"I got up this morning," said Dan Tinklenberg, her
husband, ‘"And she was lying on the floor saying, ‘Forty friggin’
flowers…I cut out forty friggin’
flowers…forty…friggin’….flowers..’ That’s it, just kept saying
that over and over. I’ve told her and told her…these swaps are going
to kill her, but she just laughed." Mr. Tinklenberg shook his head.
on the floor in the living room where Mrs. Tinklenberg was found were
Hershey kiss wrappers, the box to National Lampoon’s Christmas
Vacation, which she was apparently watching last night, and the paper
cuttings from many copies of a big flower which was stacked neatly in a
box. A pair of scissors dangled from her limp hand.
Tinklenberg was rushed to the emergency room. Tentative diagnosis:
swapitis. Doctors think she’ll make a full recovery, but they said Mrs.
Tinklenberg is insisting that her husband bring her some stamps and
cardstock from home. "We haven’t seen a case this bad in years!" one