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Stephen Tobolowsky is an actor and writer. He also hosts the podcast The Tobolowsky Files. Jim Britt/Courtesy of Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Tobolowsky: An Actor's Life 'Low On The Totem Pole'

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Spink And Forcible Bruno Coulais, Hungarian Symphony Orchestra et. al.
Jelly Roll Arturo O'Farrill
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Low Cut Connie's Call Me Sylvia is as raucous as its debut, though it's a bit more self-conscious. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Low Cut Connie: The Self-Deprecating Bar Band

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Pity Party Low Cut Connie

In 1961, the publication of Merriam-Webster's Third International Dictionary sparked an uproar with its inclusion of the word "ain't." Flickr User Greeblie hide caption

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When Words Were Worth Fighting Over

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It Ain't Necessarily So Miles Davis
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