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Catch up on Word Archaeology!

Over on the Wes Platt Writes blog, I’m putting up fairly regular posts about Word Archaeology, exploring words that interest me and sharing tidbits of information...

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June 8, 1947: Sara Paretsky

On this day in 1947, author Sara Paretsky was born in South Side, Chicago, Ill. She’s best known for novels featuring detective V.I. Warshawski.

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June 6, 1936: Levi Stubbs

On this day in 1936, singer Levi Stubbs was born in Detroit, Mich. He was best known as lead vocalist for the Four Tops and provided...

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Hey, THANKS, Patrons!

Just wanted to say a huge “THANKS” to the patrons who have shown their support to my work here on Patreon. Please feel free to reach...

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Wes Platt #FollowFriday: June 5, 2020

It’s #FollowFriday again! Besides this Patreon post, you’ll find recommended Twitter folks in the new monthly newsletter that starts in June! Recommendations this week include: @rlocker12@stuffmybrosays2@thelawfulgeek@brianbartky@colleen_ham1@iandorsch@worst_gm@gazimoff@max_shields@billferris

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June 2, 1979: Morena Baccarin

On this day in 1979, actress Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She’s best known for roles on Firefly, Homeland, and Gotham. She...

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June 3, 1936: Larry McMurtry

On this day in 1936, author Larry McMurtry was born in Archer City, Texas. He’s best known for such novels as Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment,...

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June 4, 1956: Keith David

On this day in 1956, actor Keith David was born in New York City. He’s best known for roles in John Carpenter’s The Thing, Platoon, Pitch...

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