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Tarzan (TAHR-zuhn, -zan) noun

A powerfully built man of great agility and valor.

[After Tarzan, the hero of a series of jungle tales by Edgar Rice Burroughs.]

"It wasn't a normal four hour walk - more like an obstacle course for budding Tarzans." H. Macinnes, Climb to Lost World, 1974.

This week's theme: eponyms.

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There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. -Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968)


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