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Topic “National Anthem”

There is a question mark at the end of the Star Spangled Banner.

There is a question mark at the end of the Star Spangled Banner.

Ok, this is something that came up recently while I was at my fiancee's graduation from the Rochester Institute of Technology. For those of you who don't know, the school has a high amount of deaf students who attend there, thanks to the National Technical Institute of the Deaf being located on it's campus. While the national anthem being performed, I was following along on the closed captioning large screen tv, and I noticed something, the question mark at the end of the song was missing.

Some of you are probably firing up Wikipedia right now to check the lyrics to see if there is, in fact, a question mark at the end. Others are probably wondering why it's such a big deal. Really, the reason why it kind of bugs me is that people seem to not really know what the anthem is about, they just kinda mindlessly sing the lyrics without really knowing what they mean. Wanna see what I mean? I got a video.

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