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$ave! $ave! $ave!

Maybe it’s because of role-playing video games where you have to buy a bunch of stuff for your quest, but I tend to associate fantasy lands with wandering merchants. That sounds so much classier than traveling salesmen, even though I … Continue reading

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I’ve Struck Eulenspiegel

To close out April Fools’ Day, let’s take a look at one of the most famous pranksters in history. Well, at least he’s supposed to be famous, but I’ve hardly heard of him. I’m referring to Till Eulenspiegel, a German … Continue reading

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