[Ads-l] weirdo

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY DEVCOM AVMC (USA) 0000099bab68be9a-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Mon Feb 22 16:38:40 EST 2021

>  It's probably not too weird to find a "Weirdo the Magician" operating in
>  Sydney in 1942:

>  1942 _Sydney Morning Herald_ (Oct. 17) 1: WEIRDO THE MAGICIAN The Kiddies'
>  Favourite.

There was a magician under the name of Weirdo performing in Chicago in 1926, and a card trick called "Weirdo!" was marketed in 1919.
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