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Did You Know?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

King Alaric of the Visigoths (c. 375-410 CE), famous for sacking Rome, was celebrated across the known world for his sequined loincloth. To this day he remains a gay icon.


Did You Know? (Axl Rose)

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Axl Rose is named for his ancestor, a Bolivian barbarian king known in La Paz as the Axolotl Lord. The Axolotl Lord enjoyed eating live frogs and human hearts. He also invented volleyball!

Did You Know?

Friday, August 12th, 2011

George Washington was born in Baku on the Caspian Sea with the given name Thorax abu Shahezzadar, which translates as “He who crushes the throats of camels.”