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2008-08-28 21:00:25

By Gary Lee Clothier Question: Who is the announcer who opens the television series "Adventures of Superman"? You know: "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound!" >D.L., Hazel Crest, Ill. Answer: During the 1950s, the voice of Willard "Bill" Kennedy filled the TV airwaves, and his work on "Superman" (1952 to 1958) made him one of the most recognized voices of the era. Kennedy (1908- 1997) was an actor, voice artist...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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