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Eleanor Roosevelt and her S&W
"First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt takes aim at Chazy Lake, New York, 1934. Below, she checks her aim with her friend Nancy Cook."



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and we've been doing it ever since....
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little known and kinda interesting:


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Seikilos Epitaph




World's oldest musical composition.


Written some time between 200 BC and 100 AD.
And because this piece exists in its entirety, scholars have not only been able to translate the lyrics but have also been able to convert the piece into modern musical notation that can be played today.

Researchers have few clues about the creation of the Seikilos epitaph. What they do know is that the inscription on the stele may translate as “Seikilos to Euterpe.” Historians believe the composer, a man named Seikilos, wrote the song for a woman named Euterpe, presumably his deceased wife, and placed it on this tombstone for her.

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Eleanor Roosevelt and her S&W
"First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt takes aim at Chazy Lake, New York, 1934. Below, she checks her aim with her friend Nancy Cook."





Heck she kept it unloaded most of the time.


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and we've been doing it ever since....


I must be one of those that got away...
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