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this day in history 2016

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You know all those movies about Hobbits and Ring Lords and dragons and stuff? Well, and this came as a big surprise to me, it turns out some old bloke years ago actually wrote those stories down using words and put them in something called books. I know, crazy right? His name was JRR Tolkien and today is Tolkien Reading Day, where Middle Earth fans orate their favourite bits of the great man’s oeuvre to each other probably while wearing outfits that would surely get them beaten up in any other environment.

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