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10 Things You Might Not Know About Signatures

Really neat article worth sharing! 10 things you might not know about signatures
When Chicago author Nelson Algren -- shown at his West Town home in 1947 -- signed his autograph, he liked to include a drawing of a cat. (Tribune / October 22, 1999)


Jack Lew, nominated for treasury secretary, uses a series of loops as his signature. Which is fine for him personally, but may appear odd on U.S. currency. President Barack Obama said Lew "assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency." Examining Lew's signature, some experts theorized that he might be hiding something or that he was "the cuddly sort." Let's get beyond speculation and put 10 facts into ink:

1 A flourish at the end of a signature is called a paraph.

2 Bogus signatures on candidate petitions are as Chicago as peppers on a hot dog. A co…

Autograph Collection - Kevin Sorbo

Here is a picture of Kevin Sorbo and I.  I really enjoyed meeting Kevin, he was such a nice guy!

Kevin David Sorbois an best known for the roles of Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Captain Dylan Hunt in Adromeda and Kull in Kull the Conqueror.   

Sorbo attended Yale University, where he studied Electrical Engineering. In order to make tuition, he began to work as a model for print and television advertising in the 1980s.


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Costume Collector Shares Amazing Collection in New Exhibit

This is a really great article.  A collection doesn't just have to be autographs, it can be anything.  I would love to see Mr. Inglis' costume collection!  Sounds great!  Besides autographs, what do you collect and why? _________________________________________________ A Brisbane lawyer who has devoted himself to the preserving costume icons from the stage and screen has put a selection of his most treasured and valued costumes on show to the public in a new exhibition at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

Lawyer and long-time arts devotee Nicholas Inglis has dedicated 23 years of his life to being an usher at QPAC. The job, which was originally a moonlighting gig, gave Inglis an opportunity to witness hundreds of productions that have toured the centre and the chance to see their costumes up close.
Being an avid autograph collector from early in his life, Inglis started collecting costumes in 1997. He credits the internet for completely rewriting the means…

Autographed Photo

Time to share another autographed photo from my collection!  Here is a picture of David Spade and I.  What a nice guy!

David Wayne Spade is an comedian and television personality. He is best known for his use of cutting and sarcastic one liners. He first became famous in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and from 1997 until 2003 when he starred as Dennis Finch on Just Shoot Me!


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