Tag Archives: 1900s

Ad & Plinky Toepperwein

They’re Pinky and the Brain Yes, Pinky and the Brain One is a genius, the other’s insane. Such go the lyrics of the 1990s animated series Pinky and the Brain, about two cage-sharing laboratory mice. Today’s funny-named couple are not mice indeed, … Continue reading

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Ima Hogg, First Lady Of Texas

Chances are, if you don’t hail from the Lone Star State, you mightn’t have heard about this lovely lady. Ima Hogg (1882 – 1975), known as “The First Lady of Texas,” was a philanthropist and collector of arts and antiques. Yes, that was … Continue reading

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