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May 15 2017

The one where I bend my own rules

I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma. The Wizard to the Scarecrow in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Children’s author, L. Frank Baum was born on this day in 1856 (died 1919). This is not a treatise on the state of American education. Then again, maybe it is. It’s …

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Jul 11 2016

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera! As spoken by Yul Brynner as King Mongut of Siam in The King and I, a role he played in film and extensively on Broadway. The Russian actor and dancer was born on this day in 1920. Died 1985. I saw Brynner play the King on Broadway back in …

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