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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.