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His thoughts weren't THAT great

To most, the toilet is a functional appliance, but to thoughtful people, it can be an instrument upon which creativity blossoms.
Thus, the price tags were high this summer when commodes belonging to two literary giants of the 20th century went on sale. In August, a gaudily designed toilet from John Lennon’s 1969-71 residence in Berkshire, England, fetched 9,500 pounds (about $14,740) at a Liverpool auction, and a North Carolina collectibles dealer opened bids on the toilet that long served reclusive author J.D. Salinger at his home in Cornish, N.H.
The dealer’s initial price ...

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