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  • n  an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
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  • A case for jeers over cheers
    So This is perfect: Apparently the first professionals ever booed on a regular basis were writers. It’s true (or at least Wikipedia says it’s true). At the annual Festival of Dionysia in Athens, according to the ’pedia, playwrights competed to determine whose tragedy was the best. Audience participation...
    Aug. 11, 2013 - New York Post

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