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Dear Abby's legacy: Wit, warmth, and snappy advice

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two men had recently bought a house together in San Francisco, and the neighbors were annoyed. The men were entertaining "a very suspicious mixture of people," the neighbors wrote, asking: "How can we improve the neighborhood?" "You could move," Dear Abby replied. That zinger, contained in the 1981 collection "The Best of Dear Abby," was such classic Abby — real name,...