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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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