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|Reminder: We don't use his name|
[Posted by Dave Haber on Tuesday, 08/12/08 4:51 pm] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]
As it is in the news today that John Lennon's was denied again for the fifth time, I think it's appropriate to remind everyone that we do not ever mention the name of the man that John Lennon.
At the time of John's, both Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono made a simple request to John Lennon's fans. Never repeat the name. Doing so would only give his the fame and notoriety he was seeking.
While we can't control the content of the other news sources we link you to here at What Goes On, I hope you notice that, in the descriptions of the stories we've linked to, we never use his name.
To honor John, and to honor Paul and Yoko's request, I hope everyone remembers, and tries not to ever speak the name. Together, we can keep the memory of John Lennon alive, while his fades into obscurity.
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