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Original post made by John Barry, Danville, on Apr 15, 2011

Turbanism is an art and fashion movement that was born in Danville in late 2010/early 2011. Turbanistic works can be expressed in visual, written, or millinerist media. Their hallmark is a depiction of a turban or turbans in some fashion. For example, the painting "Turban-Topped Turnipettes" represents photorealistically the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes as anthropomorphic high-kicking turnips adorned with turbans. "My Turban" is a seven-stanza poem about a person, fed up with fedoras, homburgs, and similar headwear, who has gravitated instead to per-capita wraps. The first stanza:

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Apr 15, 2011 at 5:06 pm

Dear John,

There is exceptional reflection in the result of your column. Thank you. Let us not define such reflection.

As a participant in the development of turbine hybrid generation as a function of highly-efficient hybrid vehicles, without humor, let me suggest that I am pursuing Turbinism. It simply focuses an exceptional technology on a rational replacement of pistons.

Please stay creative,


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Posted by Emily
a resident of Danville
on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:08 am


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