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Episode 298 - Owney to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Summer of Wonders lives again!

Episode 297 - The Haymarket Affair to the Hawaii Overprint

You never know just how a work of art will be interpreted.

Episode 296 - Congress to Aunt Phillis’ Cabin

I find the existence of Aunt Phillis' Cabin to be absolutely fascinating. One of the most interesting facts in the whole 300 episodes, in my opinion.

Episode 295 - Chief Seattle’s Speech to Mrs. America

Chief Seattle's name is spelled two different ways on his gravestone.

Episode 294 - Mr. Rogers to Titus Andronicus

I'll be honest, I had completely forgotten about Titus Andronicus. That's why I wanted to revisit some old topics this week!

Episode 293 - Turquoise to Esperanto

"Turquoise" in Esperanto is "Turkiso."

Episode 291 - Noah Webster to Timbuktu

Slave or not, Anthony Johnson was still forced from his home.

Episode 287 - Clue

The fantastic TV show Psych did an episode aping the Clue film.

Episode 280 - The Island

The Sunrise Ceremony was presided over by one of Baden-Powell's grandchildren.

Episode 279 - The Mafeking

Africaans has some pretty awesome words.