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Post a random fact that you enjoy, that people may not know

Actor Chevy Chase was the third member of the Donald Fagen Jazz Trio, that eventually became Steely Dan.

by Anonymousreply 137May 28, 2024 10:58 PM

Honey bees are not native to North America. They were brought over.

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by Anonymousreply 1May 17, 2024 10:05 PM

Doug Fieger (singer from The Knack, lead on "My Sharona") and Geoffrey Fieger (Jack Kevorkian's lawyer), were brothers.

by Anonymousreply 2May 17, 2024 10:41 PM

I recently looked up the ages of The Jeffersons cast =

Florence = 92

Alan = 79

Jenny = 74

Lionel #2 =74

by Anonymousreply 3May 18, 2024 12:53 AM

The dead ones =

Ralph = 89

Louise = 86

Mother Jefferson = 86

Tom = 77

George = 74

Charlie = 72

Harry = 70

Helen = 66

Lionel #1 = 57

by Anonymousreply 4May 18, 2024 12:56 AM

Average age of living cast members = 79.75 yrs.

Average age of deceased cast members = 75.22 yrs.

by Anonymousreply 5May 18, 2024 12:59 AM

Coretta Scott King paid the hospital bill for Julia Roberts’s birth.

by Anonymousreply 6May 18, 2024 1:00 AM

I am Mrs. Norman Maine.

by Anonymousreply 7May 18, 2024 1:00 AM

Tucker Carlson was fired from all three major cable news networks (CNN, MSNBC, Fox).

by Anonymousreply 8May 18, 2024 1:05 AM

Prince Phillips mother risked her life to save a Jewish family during the Nazi occupation oh Athens by hiding them in the attic of her home directly accross the street from SS headquarters. She founded an order of nuns., dressed in a habit but she herself never took holy orders.

by Anonymousreply 9May 18, 2024 1:09 AM

The UB40 song "Red Red Wine" was written by Neil Diamond.

Danielle Spencer (the bratty sister from "What's Happening?") worked for decades as a West Hollywood veterinarian.

by Anonymousreply 10May 18, 2024 1:25 AM

Florence's 92 (soon to be 93 God willing) age really distorts the living cast members ages doesn't she?

by Anonymousreply 11May 18, 2024 6:08 AM

In the Spanish dubbed version of Terminator 2, Arnold says "sayonara, baby" instead of the famous Spanish line

by Anonymousreply 12May 18, 2024 6:33 AM

The late "Mommie Dearest" director Frank Perry was the uncle of Katy Perry through her mother, who was his sister.

by Anonymousreply 13May 18, 2024 6:49 AM

China is called china because it originated in China.

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by Anonymousreply 14May 18, 2024 10:41 AM

There are 107 accepted 2 letter words in Scrabble.

by Anonymousreply 15May 18, 2024 11:19 AM

I’m 65 but look 35.

by Anonymousreply 16May 18, 2024 11:30 AM

Vivien Leigh was born in Darjeeling, India (then, British India).

by Anonymousreply 17May 18, 2024 11:36 AM

Teacup, Teabiscuit, or whatever his name is - is the second cousin once removed of PMBT.

by Anonymousreply 18May 18, 2024 11:42 AM

R18 is having a stroke and typing gibberish.

by Anonymousreply 19May 18, 2024 11:45 AM

A strawberry isn't a berry.

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by Anonymousreply 20May 18, 2024 4:04 PM

[quote] "She founded an order of nuns., dressed in a habit but she herself never took holy orders."

"Rules for thee, but not for me."

They never let go of that, do they?

by Anonymousreply 21May 20, 2024 12:29 AM

Alice Walton regularly gains or loses SEVERAL billion dollars in a day.

by Anonymousreply 22May 20, 2024 12:50 AM

During his 8 years of presidency, Obama received 8 different Super Bowl winning teams into the White House.

Steelers, Saints, Packers, Giants, Ravens, Seahawks, Patriots and Broncos.

by Anonymousreply 23May 20, 2024 12:55 AM

[quote] Tucker Carlson was fired from all three major cable news networks (CNN, MSNBC, Fox).

Also PBS. His father got him the gig (like he got Tucker all his gigs) because his father had been head of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and still had connections there.

by Anonymousreply 24May 20, 2024 2:34 AM

Lucille Ball was the 8th cousin, 7 times removed, of George Washington.

by Anonymousreply 25May 20, 2024 2:37 AM

Margaret Hoover who hosts Firing Line is the great grand daughter of Herbert Hoover. Another nepo baby.

by Anonymousreply 26May 20, 2024 2:43 AM

Margaret Hoover’s husband is running for my congressional district on Long Island as a Democrat. From his summer home in sag Harbor. My district has many working class towns who do not appreciated media people and billionaires from the Hamptons running for office.

Democrats ran a billionaire in my district twice after the billionaire decided to change his primary address to his East Hampton summer mansion address instead of his Manhattan address. He lost both times,

Now a CNN media guy who used to be Rudy Giuliani’s speech writer wants to run as a Democrat form his summer home with his conservative , libertarian-leaning wife. I have my reservations,

He won’t win, though. The GOP has run locals born-and-raised Long Islanders for the seat and won the last 5 elections in the district.

by Anonymousreply 27May 20, 2024 2:58 AM

I'm a fattie.

by Anonymousreply 28May 20, 2024 3:04 AM

Maggie Haberman’s father is a N.Y. Times write since 1977.

Her mother was a PR agent at Rubenstein Associates representing Donald Trump. Maggie has known Trump since she was born.

Maggie’s a double nepo baby.

Maggie’s sister was “event coordinator”for World Central Kitchen. I sure hope she didn’t have any planning done with th event where Israeli military murdered 7 WCK workers. The workers always coordinated with IDF and informed them of WCK routes and destinations. They had visible logos on their truck from the air and on the sides of vans. They were hit in “multiple precision strikes.” Very deliberate. Quite an “event.”

by Anonymousreply 29May 20, 2024 3:10 AM

I’m 39

by Anonymousreply 30May 20, 2024 3:17 AM

Jeff Bezos' grandfather, Lawrence Preston Gise, helped form and run the Pentagon's supersecret Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA—renamed DARPA) in 1958. (The internet itself is based on the ARPANet). After a FOIA request was made on his files it was reported that they had all been destroyed.

by Anonymousreply 31May 20, 2024 3:19 AM

There is a national flag that includes the image of an AK-47.

by Anonymousreply 32May 20, 2024 3:20 AM

Also, Taiwan (when it was known as Formosa) was once controlled by the Netherlands.

Just found that one out today.

by Anonymousreply 33May 20, 2024 3:23 AM

My cat’s breath smells like cat food.

by Anonymousreply 34May 20, 2024 3:29 AM

[quote] During his 8 years of presidency, Obama received 8 different Super Bowl winning teams into the White House.

And during the 4 years of the Trump presidency, Melania received ALL the NFL teams.

by Anonymousreply 35May 20, 2024 3:31 AM

My dad and Jeff Bezo's adopted dad Mike worked together and were buddies, evidently...

by Anonymousreply 36May 20, 2024 3:41 AM

Like FDR, Obama took the presidential oath of office four times.

by Anonymousreply 37May 20, 2024 3:47 AM

Sorrell Booke, the actor who played Boss Hogg on The Dukes of Hazard, was a native of Buffalo, NY and a genius. He entered Columbia at 16, graduating at 19, then getting a MFA at Yale. He was a polyglot and spoke 12 languages fluently. His language skills were put to use as a counterintelligence officer with the Army before he started acting professionally.

by Anonymousreply 38May 20, 2024 3:48 AM

Stewart Copeland of the band The Police is the son of spy who helped form the CIA and who was involved in over throwing a number of governments.

by Anonymousreply 39May 20, 2024 3:52 AM

I'm a member of MENSA!!!

by Anonymousreply 40May 20, 2024 4:04 AM

Olivia Newton John and Ben Elton were third cousins. She was a granddaughter of Nobel Prize winning physicist Max Born and a descendant through her mother of Martin Luther.

by Anonymousreply 41May 20, 2024 4:11 AM

That’s the best thing we’ve ever heard about Prince Phillip. Unfortunately I don’t believe he inherited any of her best.

by Anonymousreply 42May 20, 2024 4:26 AM

Thank Hod you didn’t say “excepted” R15.

by Anonymousreply 43May 20, 2024 4:27 AM

Is she the drunkard R22?

by Anonymousreply 44May 20, 2024 4:29 AM

I bet Obama didn’t serve McD

by Anonymousreply 45May 20, 2024 4:30 AM

I need 5 more points to be qualified for Mensa.

by Anonymousreply 46May 20, 2024 4:34 AM

F. Scott Fitzgerald = Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

by Anonymousreply 47May 20, 2024 5:43 AM

I wrote 42-46 threads

by Anonymousreply 48May 20, 2024 6:14 AM

A tomato is not a vegetable but Mitch McConnell is.

by Anonymousreply 49May 20, 2024 6:18 AM

Watermelon is not a fruit but Harrison Butker is.

by Anonymousreply 50May 20, 2024 6:32 AM

Concrete, in-ground pools that are empty during a hurricane or heavy rain sometimes pop out of the ground from the hydrostatic pressure of the groundwater. Most of the time, the pools are unrepairable and have to be completely rebuilt.

by Anonymousreply 51May 20, 2024 7:11 AM

Your foot is as long as the distance between your elbow and your wrist.

by Anonymousreply 52May 20, 2024 11:08 AM

I can lick my elbow

by Anonymousreply 53May 20, 2024 11:27 AM

Richard Gere went to college on a gymnastics scholarship.

by Anonymousreply 54May 20, 2024 11:52 AM

R53, I tried that. For the first time in my life . I failed!

by Anonymousreply 55May 20, 2024 12:19 PM

Cucumbers are technically berries.

by Anonymousreply 56May 20, 2024 1:04 PM

June Allyson never wore Depends.

by Anonymousreply 57May 20, 2024 1:10 PM

[quote]My dad and Jeff Bezo's adopted dad Mike

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 58May 20, 2024 1:27 PM

A group of hippos is called a bloat.

by Anonymousreply 59May 20, 2024 2:33 PM

A group of bunnies is called a fluffle.

by Anonymousreply 60May 20, 2024 3:20 PM

One of Queen Victoria's daughters, Louise, was an accomplished sculptor. She and her husband may have been beards for each other.

Lady Sarah Chatto is an accomplished artist.

Grandmama on "The Addams Family" was Jeanette MacDonald's sister.

Pandora Spox never starred in any other tv show, film, or stage show apart from "Bewitched."

by Anonymousreply 61May 20, 2024 3:44 PM

A group of gaylings is called a "gaggle".

by Anonymousreply 62May 20, 2024 3:45 PM

R18 Hi there. Who is PMBT. I will not be offended if the joke is funny.

by Anonymousreply 63May 20, 2024 4:24 PM

Whitney Houston was originally cast as the eldest daughter in The Cosby Show. She decided to pursue her music career instead becoming one of the biggest selling female acts.

by Anonymousreply 64May 20, 2024 4:25 PM

Gary Oldman has a tiny conjoined twin on his back virtually no one knows about. The little twin helps him run his lines.

by Anonymousreply 65May 20, 2024 4:30 PM

Bennifer actually did 2nd film together before Gigli was released that Kevin Smith edited the fuck out of her screen time in post production and she was never promotionally featured.

It too was a box office bust.

by Anonymousreply 66May 20, 2024 4:36 PM

Tsarina Alexandra of Nicholas & Alexandra was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Alexandra inherited a the gene for hemophilia from Victoria, as did Alexandra’s mother Alice.

Her hemophiliac brother bled to death at age 4 after falling from a window balcony. Diptheria hit the household in 1878. Alexandra’s mother Alice insisted on nursing her childrenback to health herself. Alice caught diptheria and died along with her daughter Marie, Alexandra’s closest sister. Alexandra was 6 years old. All of the clothing and toys in the household had to be burned. Her father died when she was 19.

Alexandra married Nicholas only a week after the funeral of Nicholas’s father. The Russian people saw it as a bad omen. “She comes to us behind a coffin.”

On the day of the coronation of Nicholas and Alexandra a celebration for the people was held in a field in Moscow. Rumors spread that there wants enough food and beer to go around and a stampede ensued. Over 1,000 Russians died. After hearing of the tragedy, Nicholas and Alexandra attended a gala ball at the French Embassy rather than visit survivors in hospital.

Alexandra’s nickname was “Sunny.”

by Anonymousreply 67May 20, 2024 5:05 PM

[quote] Alice Walton regularly gains or loses SEVERAL billion dollars in a day.

And Lens Dunham regularly gains or loses SEVERAL billion pounds a day.

by Anonymousreply 68May 20, 2024 5:10 PM

Jodie Sweetin's first sitcom appearance was on Valerie's family, The doll Jodie carried around was named Baby Fufanu. I just know that will be in a trivia question someday somewhere!

by Anonymousreply 69May 20, 2024 5:12 PM

Marjorie Taylor Greene can peel a banana with her feet.

by Anonymousreply 70May 20, 2024 5:32 PM

Wang Chang lead singer, Jack Hues, took that name from the French term “J’accuse.”

by Anonymousreply 71May 20, 2024 5:45 PM

Greer Garson had identical twin grey poodles who jumped through hoops.

by Anonymousreply 72May 20, 2024 6:02 PM

Judy Garland - Frances Ethel Gumm - was named for her parents, Francis and Ethel Gumm.

by Anonymousreply 73May 20, 2024 6:28 PM

The lead singer of Wang Chung is NOT Wang Chung.

by Anonymousreply 74May 20, 2024 7:13 PM

The lead singer of Van Helen was NOT Van Halen.

by Anonymousreply 75May 20, 2024 7:21 PM

Wang Chung was first called Huang Chung. Or Connie Chung. I dunno. I’m confused.

by Anonymousreply 76May 20, 2024 7:29 PM

Blondie Bumstead's maiden name is Boopadoop.

by Anonymousreply 77May 20, 2024 7:36 PM

Mary Poppins is a cunt.

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by Anonymousreply 78May 20, 2024 7:41 PM

I thought Jack Wong was the lead singer of Ching Chang Chong.

by Anonymousreply 79May 20, 2024 7:59 PM

[quote]A group of gaylings is called a "gaggle".

And a group of eldergays is called a "hissing."

by Anonymousreply 80May 20, 2024 8:02 PM

Just to add some information. The cute twin on Valerie's Family smelt like Lavender with a spritz of Lilac. The fat Mexican twin smelt like moldy avocados.

by Anonymousreply 81May 20, 2024 8:10 PM

Welp, that deteriorated quickly!

by Anonymousreply 82May 20, 2024 8:13 PM

What do you call a group of lesbians?

by Anonymousreply 83May 21, 2024 12:14 AM

A waddle.

by Anonymousreply 84May 21, 2024 12:15 AM

A MichFest.

by Anonymousreply 85May 21, 2024 12:37 AM

Gloria Steinem is Christian Bales' step-mother.

by Anonymousreply 86May 21, 2024 12:37 AM

I thought she never married^^

by Anonymousreply 87May 21, 2024 12:43 AM

Before Timothy Treadwell (the subject of Wim Wenders' "Grizzly Man) went mental, he auditioned for the role of Sam Malone (Cheers). He was 'this close' to getting the part until Ted Danson signed on. His parents believed that losing that part pushed him over the edge. It was at that point he created his 'Grizzly Man' persona.

by Anonymousreply 88May 21, 2024 12:47 AM

I pick my nose.

by Anonymousreply 89May 21, 2024 12:50 AM

Queen Victoria smoked marijuana to relieve menstrual cramps.

by Anonymousreply 90May 21, 2024 1:04 AM

Jackie Kennedy had big feet, and because she was elegant and well-bred, and they were jealous, the nouveau riche Kennedy women used it as a stick to beat her with, and endlessly ridiculed her about it. They told her she had missed her calling and should have been a professional soccer player.

by Anonymousreply 91May 21, 2024 1:26 AM

You can litter box train rabbits.

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by Anonymousreply 92May 22, 2024 1:50 AM

"What do you call a group of lesbians?"

Lez nest.

by Anonymousreply 93May 22, 2024 1:51 AM

Ann Bow-lyn had six fingahs..

by Anonymousreply 94May 22, 2024 2:13 AM

r88 I thought it was for the role of Woody.

by Anonymousreply 95May 22, 2024 2:20 AM

winston churchill had a doctor’s note so that he could drink in the usa during prohibition

by Anonymousreply 96May 22, 2024 2:49 AM

When she was 16, Roseanne Barr was hit by a car and the hood ornament penetrated her skull. Miraculously, she recovered?

by Anonymousreply 97May 22, 2024 3:18 AM

Nancy Reagan refused to move into the Governor's Mansion in Sacramento in the 60s, claiming it wasn’t up to code and a fire trap. In reality, she didn't want to be around displaced homeless people who had previously lived in SRO hotels in the Old Sacramento area that were torn down for I-5 construction.

Not ironically, Reagan helped propel the first large wave of the mentally ill onto the streets when he slashed Federal funding for SROs.

by Anonymousreply 98May 22, 2024 3:35 AM

UFO researcher Linda Moulton Howe worked on GOP campaigns in the1970s.

by Anonymousreply 99May 22, 2024 5:14 AM

Male bed bugs have homosexual tendencies and will attempt to mount (RAPE !!) other males. To thwart this, the males themselves develop a defense mechanism, not unlike pepper spray.

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by Anonymousreply 100May 22, 2024 6:30 AM

R38 Seriously?! This is the most interesting fact of the thread.

by Anonymousreply 101May 22, 2024 6:51 AM

[quote]A group of gaylings is called a "gaggle".

I thought it would be a "giggle."

by Anonymousreply 102May 22, 2024 9:50 AM

Nancy and Ronnie lived in a rental home while he was governor - meanwhile, Nancy got behind the building of a new, modern-style Governor's Mansion in Carmichael, near the American River, which wasn't completed by the time Reagan left office, and was never occupied by any California Governor. Jerry Brown refused to live in it and lived in an apartment near his office - iirc, sleeping on a mattress on the floor. Subsequent governors lived in a home owned by a non-profit. Arnold Schwarzenegger lived in a penthouse suite at the Hyatt. Finally, in his later return to Sacramento, Jerry Brown lived in the original mansion which was restored for several million dollars.

by Anonymousreply 103May 22, 2024 12:34 PM

"Roseanne Barr was hit by a car and the hood ornament penetrated her skull."

How short is she?

by Anonymousreply 104May 22, 2024 12:55 PM

Several survivors of Canadian Pacific Flight 402 flew next day on BOAC Flight 911, which broke up in severe turbulence over Mt Fuji.

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by Anonymousreply 105May 22, 2024 1:14 PM

R103 - Good Lord, that house Nancy commissioned is a monstrous eyesore. Hideous. I'm pretty sure it was uninhibited for years. What a waste. My father and my uncle would drive me by the Reagans' house when I was a kid and point it out to me. I live 10 blocks away now.

Brown only lived in the Governor's mansion for the last couple of years of his last term. Before that he lived in the "penthouse" of the building that houses PF Chang across the street from the Memorial Auditorium on 16th & J.

by Anonymousreply 106May 22, 2024 6:04 PM

R104 More importantly, how bad off was the car?

by Anonymousreply 107May 23, 2024 1:44 AM

[quote] What do you call a group of lesbians?

A Home Depot of lesbians.

by Anonymousreply 108May 23, 2024 1:47 AM

pineapple is neither pine nor apple

it is a berry

by Anonymousreply 109May 23, 2024 1:56 AM

Nancy was trash, what did anyone expect from her decorating skills.

by Anonymousreply 110May 23, 2024 2:57 PM

R61 Louise wasn’t a leazbo, but her husband was gay. Louise had an older sculptor mentor who supposedly dropped dead in front of her while moving a heavy bust. It’s likely however that he had the attack while in the Kip with Louise. It’s also believed that Louise got knocked up and had a baby in secret which was given to a family to adopt. That may not be true although there is strong circumstantial evidence that it is. Then again, they say the same thing about Princess Nargaret.

by Anonymousreply 111May 23, 2024 3:12 PM

R56 Cucumber is a fruit, not a berry

by Anonymousreply 112May 23, 2024 3:14 PM

My recovery time is halved by the presence of large heavy balls on my face.

by Anonymousreply 113May 23, 2024 3:53 PM

I like blue.

by Anonymousreply 114May 23, 2024 3:54 PM

The various houses of the Reagan years in Sacramento.

If you click on the address of the mansion they built in Carmichael, it takes you to Google Earth, but you can't see anything since there's a wall and a gate.

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by Anonymousreply 115May 23, 2024 4:35 PM

R25, According to Lucie Arnaz, Lucille Ball and Ginger Rogers were distant cousins.

by Anonymousreply 116May 23, 2024 4:39 PM

The far-right political group The Proud Boys took their name from “Proud Of Your Boy,” a song from Aladdin.

by Anonymousreply 117May 23, 2024 8:35 PM

Ginger Rogers was born in Independence, Missouri, where Harry S. Truman was raised and lived after leaving the White House.

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by Anonymousreply 118May 23, 2024 11:29 PM

It's Harry S Truman, since the "S" doesn't stand for anything.

by Anonymousreply 119May 23, 2024 11:55 PM

You shouldn’t grow cedar trees near apple trees.

by Anonymousreply 120May 24, 2024 12:35 AM

Paul Bunyan has corns.

by Anonymousreply 121May 24, 2024 12:37 AM

In print advertisements for wrist watches, magazines etc., the hands are always set at the time 1:50.

by Anonymousreply 122May 24, 2024 12:44 AM


Because that time best shows the face, right?

by Anonymousreply 123May 24, 2024 12:51 AM

R122 Yes

by Anonymousreply 124May 24, 2024 12:54 AM

The Australian dingo must be taught to bark.

by Anonymousreply 125May 24, 2024 4:08 AM

R125 Is that before or after they eat your baby?

by Anonymousreply 126May 24, 2024 4:18 AM

Spiders do not bite. They pierce.

by Anonymousreply 127May 24, 2024 4:29 AM

Random Fact about Chevy Chase-

He’s a 14th generation New Yorker.

by Anonymousreply 128May 24, 2024 12:11 PM

Patty Duke played both Patty and Cathy on “The Patty Duke Show”.

by Anonymousreply 129May 24, 2024 1:07 PM

When Brigadier General Barnard Bee observed “there is Jackson, standing like a stone wall” during the First Battle of Bull Run, he gave Stonewall Jackson a forever nickname.

However, it’s not know if Bee said this in admiration or disgust, and he died the next day before anyone could ask.

by Anonymousreply 130May 24, 2024 1:35 PM

R70 That’s because Marjorie Taylor Greene eats a banana with her feet.

She’s also known to throw poo with her feet.

by Anonymousreply 131May 24, 2024 1:54 PM

The tango originated as a dance that was typically performed by two men.

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by Anonymousreply 132May 25, 2024 9:43 PM

Shawn Mendez is a fruit not a berry.

by Anonymousreply 133May 26, 2024 12:46 PM

Since LBJ's 1/22/73 death, there has been no Democratic president who has died.

by Anonymousreply 134May 26, 2024 1:27 PM

R95 You are correct! Thanks.

by Anonymousreply 135May 28, 2024 6:32 AM

Lorraine Hansberry ([italic]To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, les Blancs, Raisin in the Sun[/italic])may have never known why she died.

At the age of 33 she underwent two surgical procedures to address pancreatic cancer in the summer of 1963 but her husband didn't want the surgeon to tell her his findings.

Unless her by-then ex-husband, (divorced, although they continued to work together) told her, she died not knowing her diagnosis.

by Anonymousreply 136May 28, 2024 4:11 PM

Patti LuPone’s brother was Zach in the original Broadway cast of ‘A Chorus Line’.

by Anonymousreply 137May 28, 2024 10:58 PM
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