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The Pain and Swelling of Hemorrhoid Tissue (and a host of other acquired clichés)

Like it or not, we all become part of that hackneyed, commercial society that exists seemingly at the behest of this franchise or that corporation.  In a severe case of the tail wagging the dog, most times it seems like we do so solely for their consumption rather than vice-versa. 536 more words

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What Happened on September 1st - P.T. Barnum Brings Jenny Lind to New York

Known for a more coarser form of entertainment such as a circus, Siamese twins and various human oddities such as “Zip the Pinhead” and “Man-monkey”, P.T. 486 more words


Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung.”

     P. T. Barnum


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