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Oddities News Archive - January 06, 2005

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Jimi Hendrix not only had the skills to become a rock legend - he apparently had the right look as well. A recent poll found that Hendrix had the best "guitar face" - the look guitarists get when trying to nail a high note or power chord.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.