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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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Big Tobacco Indicts Itself

Golden Holocaust Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition . . . Drawing on formerly secret industry records, Proctor explores how cigarettes became the most widely used drug on the planet—and argues for a ban on their manufacture
Science
added Jul 31, 2012 13:36
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[Georgia, New York] CC Sabathia: Not smoking a blunt in photo — it’s just a cigar

CC Sabathia and his family didn’t give in to what appeared to be an extortion plot Saturday morning. A photographer took a picture of Sabathia on the balcony of the St. Regis Atlanta hotel Friday or Saturday and shopped it to outlets by saying the Yankees
New York Post
added Aug 31, 2015 11:46
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Shocking portraits of the people - including a 14-year-old girl - who pay tens of thousands to bring down the beasts in Africa

Photographer David Chancellor spent seven years meeting people who travelled to Africa to hunt big beasts including lions and leopards, capturing them praying and smoking after they made the kill.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:15
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[Florida] George Zimmerman's Twitter meltdown: Killer shares photos boasting about his freedom and sickening racist rant at Obama just hours after posting image of Trayvon's dead body

Zimmerman followed up the post with a picture of his beach view and a cigar, with the words: 'As much as I love owning all you trolls I have to work... On my tan!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 22:14
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[UK] George Cole, Who Famously Played a Young Scrooge, Dies at 90

Mr. Cole achieved his greatest fame as Arthur Daley, the dodgy, cigar-smoking used-car salesman and con man in “Minder,” an ITV series that ran for more than 100 episodes from 1979 to 1994.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2015 05:01
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'Thazzzz a BIG joint!': Miley Cyrus posts bizarre videos of herself dancing around her home alone puffing on a giant cigar

The Wrecking Ball star has a history with smoking - although what she seems to be posing with in her new clips is a large cigar, she joked about it being something of the weed variety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:15
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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