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Monday: July 18, 2011

A handy list of poets ranked by... beard weight.A handy list of poets ranked by... beard weight.

Typifying a once-popular, but nowadays seldom-encountered species of turn-of-the-century ephemera,Poets Ranked by Beard Weight has become a rarity much prized by bibliophiles, and one that still stands out as a particular curiosity among the many colorful curiosities of the period. Its author, one Upton Uxbridge Underwood (1881 – 1937), was a deipnosophist, clubman, and literary miscellanist with a special interest in tonsorial subjects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 3:18 PM | Tags (9) | 50watts | poets | beard | weight | strange | weird | odd | literature | journey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Ten of the world's greatest train journeys for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the world's greatest train journeys for your viewing pleasure.

You'll have to travel abroad to experience any of these wonderful rail adverntures mentioned in the article. I'd like to add  that traveling via Metro North late on a Friday nights also qualifies as an adventure.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:45 PM | Tags (5) | train | rail | travel | journey | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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