Jerry Donin of Pomona is wondering whether any person or company in the Los Angeles area still makes custom neckties. Can you come up with a source, or will Donin feel like tying one on for ever having stuck his neck out with such a request?
Mary Bem of Newbury Park would like to find some Changes lipstick with aloe vera ; she claims it's the only type her husband likes on her. Can you let us read your lips with a source, or will Bem have to fudge things a bit and wonder whether it pays to kiss and tell?
Elaine F. of Alhambra is looking for Size 8 underpants with band legs and larger-than-normal leg openings. Just My Size no longer carries them. Can you put Elaine's hopes on a new foundation, or will she be left wondering whether she'll ever again have a leg to stand on?
Reader-to-Reader Help Line: Marlene at (808) 969-7422 (collect) needs a Panasonic Voice Talking Calculator Model JE-720U , which is no longer being manufactured. Make sure that your actions speak louder than words by letting your voice be heard on this matter. . . . Molly at (714) 593-6997 is looking for the main seal (between motor and water tank) for a Rexair Model-C vacuum cleaner that she purchased in 1949 and which obviously hasn't been produced in years. Please see to it that Molly will soon be able to raise a lot of dust again. . . . Patricia at (818) 287-7679 would like to locate a G.E. bonnet-type hair dryer ; the factory says that this product was discontinued about six years ago, and Patricia says hand-held dryers don't do the job for her. We don't want to split hairs, so please see to it that Patricia is soon dry behind the ears again.