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Researchers Say Musician’s 27 Club Just A Myth
2011-12-22 06:04:06

The tragic death of Amy Winehouse earlier this year has reignited discussions about the so-called ℠27 Club´, an infamous popular reference to the group of iconic musicians who all died at the age of 27. And the one question that repeatedly resurfaces is, ℠why 27?´ The answer, say researchers at the Queensland University of Technology, is coincidence. Other high-profile luminaries of the 27 Club include famous 1960s legends Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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