Posted on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Written by Richard Cadena

Thomas Edison invented the fuse more than a hundred years ago. Three days later, it blew and was subsequently bypassed with an aluminum-coated gum wrapper.

That last sentence is pure conjecture and has no basis in fact. Some might say it’s an outright lie but I prefer to think of it as poetic license. That’s when a writer is allowed to tell blatant lies with impunity. So please don’t impugn my poetry.

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