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‘Downton Abbey’ fans awaken, too

Jennifer Sullivan said she didn't realize people actually dress up like their favorite characters from TV shows and attend viewing parties, but as a fan of "Downton Abbey," she understands why they do. "You get caught up in everything Maggie Smith has to say," said Sullivan, of Hayden. "Usually her one-liners are the best." Sullivan, who attended the special "Downton Abbey" viewing event Wednesday evening at the Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn, explained why people love the post-Edwardian-era British series so much. "It’s a time period that we didn’t live in, so it’s very interesting to see how they interact with each other," she said. "People don’t get dressed up for dinner anymore"/Devin Heilman, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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