stand-up historian
 n.— «The Great Squirrel Stampede of 1826 is one of David Heighway’s favorite tales. Caused by an overpopulation of squirrels that lost their food supply for natural reasons across the Midwest, it’s on the local historian’s A-list of material. That sort of stuff comes in handy during brief presentations, or as he refers to it, playing “stand-up historian.”» —“Hamilton County historian is interested in area’s unusual stories” by Chris Sikich Indianapolis Star (Indiana) May 28, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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