What's In a Name? Ask Mr. Leotard

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"It never had a name," the guide said. "But from now on, we will call the damn thing Rushmore."

P.S. How is this for a lofty ambition: Henry Jay Heimlich, the inventor of that life-saving maneuver, wanted to do a lot more than dislodge linguini from your throat.

"My ultimate goal," he told Who's Who in America, "is to … promote well-being for the largest number of people by establishing a philosophy that will eliminate war."

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