Lesson #204: Seattle’s Gum Wall

There’s a wall in Seattle covered, 15 feet high and 50 feet across, in gum. According to lots of people who know such things, it’s the second germiest tourist attraction in the world after the blarney stone at Blarney Castle (in Ireland, you philistines).

Apparently, the tradition of sticking gum to the wall began by accident in 1993 with anxious patrons of a local theatre. And the tradition has, well, stuck.

The CNN article is here, the wiki entry (with pictures) is here.

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