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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, July 8, 2008

The Liberty Bell ringing The Liberty Bell Ben Franklin & Declaration of Independence
[1776 - Liberty Bell rings out from Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall),
for first public reading of Declaration of Independence]

Prizefighter The Great John L. Sullivan
[1889 - John L. Sullivan wins by KO in 75th round of last bare-knuckle bout]

Blues & Jazzman Louis Jordan
[1908 - Louis (Thomas) Jordan, singer, actor, sax player, born in Brinkley, Arkansas]

Pulitzer Prize Critic Walter Kerr
[1913 - Walter Kerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama critic, born in Evanston, Illinois]

Comedian Marty Feldman
[1934 - Marty (Martin Alan) Feldman, comedian, actor, writer, born in London]

TV Pioneer Executive Roone Arledge
[1931 - Roone Arledge, president ABC-TV News, born in Forest Hills, New York]

No Thorough Street

Why don't all the blind alleys of life have "Dead End" signs at the entrance?

dead end sign

William's Whimsical Words:

Because then life would be way too easy?

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