Even ninety-five years ago, reporters couldn’t help but poke fun at people seeing strange things. Dig this dispatch from the Evening Public Ledger, dated January 8th, 1919.
Hardy-har-har. Bang! Zoom!
I know the Jersey Devil’s still out there, frolicking in blood-red bogs surrounded by stunted pines in the Barrens. Next time I’m out devilling, just gotta make sure I leave the applejack at home.