However, according to The Yale Book of Quotations, one Edward Ward preceded Franklin, declaring: "Death and Taxes, they are certain," (The Dancing Devils
Others added this year include the worship of the Hung kings of Pho Tho in Vietnam, the Buddhist chanting of Ladakh in India, the Dancing Devils
of Corpus Christi from Venezuela and Klapa multipart singing from Dalmatia in Croatia.
When John Kim Bell was explaining the theme of the show, he mentioned that, though there were dancing devils
on stage, there are no devils in Aboriginal culture, but "what the hell, this is television" and he could do whatever he pleased.