Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
I worked at an ice cream parlor called Chadwicks. We wore old-timey outfits and had to bang a drum play a kazoo and sing 'Happy Birthday' to people while giving them free birthday sundaes. Lots of ice cream scooping and $1 tips.
In a recent Valentine's Day posting on her fan website Britney Spears says...
I sing a little bit. I got a guitar for my 16th birthday.