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Brian and Leon, will blow your mind with their witty and thorough knowledge of everything that you can put a price tag on. Listen every week on your local public radio station.

Synopsis:   A caller asks about a drawing made by an artist born in Kansas City but ended up in Mexico City.  We don’t know mucho, but un poco (as usual).  Plus a discussion about early Medical Pocket Quarterlies-the forerunner to those professional medical journals we hear about today.  By the way, the word of the day is DEPRECIATION (what listeners think about Brian and Leon after they hear their first show…depreciation!


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Those Were the Days


The big news of 1974 was the resignation of Richard Nixon.  Reminds us of Monty Python’s phrase “and now for something completely different.”  (Monty Python premiered in the US in 1974.)  A cost of a common stamp was 10 cents.   Song of the Year was The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand.



Saying of the Week

Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be.

Clementine Paddleford


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