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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gustavus VI 1882-1973. King of Sweden (1950-1973). The last Swedish monarch with real political power, he was also an authority on Chinese art and archaeology.

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  • Onion Radio News led Zweibel to hire professional "pronouncers," as they were called then, who were charged with the important task of reading items from the printed version of The Onion to fill time between Zweibel's marathon anti-flapper rants.

    The Onion

  • Overnight, Zweibel's vitriolic attacks gained sufficient listenership to attract wealthy sponsors like Campbell's Liquid Beef and Spotto potato detergent.

    The Onion

  • The financial success of the Onion Radio News led Zweibel to hire professional "pronouncers," as they were called then, who were charged with the important task of reading items from the printed version of The Onion to fill time between Zweibel's marathon anti-flapper rants.

    The Onion

  • In 1947, a polyp the size of a Concord grape on Zweibel's vocal cords forced him to stop his nightly rants, allowing the Onion Radio News to finally become one of the first 24-hour news outlets.

    The Onion

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