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2008-12-07 21:59:31

Elmer Valentine, a former Chicago police officer who helped start the go-go dancing craze as owner of Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, has died at 85. Valentine died at his home in Los Angeles Wednesday, producer Lou Adler -- Valentine's business partner and friend -- said. Adler told the Los Angeles Times Valentine had been in poor health for four years. In a 2000 interview with Vanity Fair, Valentine said the first go-go dancer was an accident, when he decided to use a female DJ at the club....


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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