Archive for December 18th, 2009

Fun Fact of the Day

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire … Jack Frost nipping at your nose … I was singing “The Christmas Song” rather loudly in my bathroom when it occurred to me that its writer, Mel Torme, is Jewish. And then I realized that so is Irving Berlin, who wrote “White Christmas,” the best-selling song of all time. (An aside on that song: when I learned to play it on piano I […]

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