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  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)


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  • Chicks dig him. (Chicks like me.)

    October 7, 2008

  • Add'l conversation on pamphlet.

    Thinking of giving Spawn 2.0 this name. He's one of the few writers I can think of whose writing literally changed the world.

    Then, too, chicks dig him.

    September 16, 2009