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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

Spinal Tap celebrated Stonehenge in This is Spinal Tap, albeit not to scale.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

The stones of Stonehenge were tragically knocked over by American Clark Griswald's rental car.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

Not to be confused with Carhenge.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

A site for prehistoric peoples as early as 8000 BC (most actively since 3100 BC), Stonehenge is a ring of standing stones and earthworks.

The protected site in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.

The movement of Neo-Druidry has claimed it for their own as a spiritual mecca.

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o.k. corral

from wild west posted in history by tacopolis

The O.K. Corral was a horse corral (a corral is a fenced-in area for holding livestock) in Tombstone, AZ.

The O.K. stands for "Old Kindersley". The famous gunfight did not take place at the O.K. Corral, but in a vacant lot next to Camillus Fly's photography studio, six doors down Fremont Street from an alleyway that cut through the block and served as an informal rear entrance to the corral.

The O.K. Corral is often used to defend or detract Americans penchant for shooting one another.

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