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Piano recall?!

Posted at 12:23 PM on February 19, 2010 by Alison Young
Filed under: Fun finds

A Japanes piano-maker has recalled 30,000 pianos due to a problem with pedal sticking, causing pianists to play faster than they normally would, resulting in a dangerous number of accidentals.

Bah-dum- chhhh

(Thanks to Michael Barone for making me laugh this morning)