Month 93 Volume 11 - Stuff Of The Day.doc by liningnvp


									 November 6, 2007                                                                                     Volume 10 No 203

                                                                                                  having breasts. Usually seen in overweight
 Stupid Quote Of Quotes Of The                                                                    males, but can strangely also occur in men
                                                                                                  who are not really overweight.

 The Day         Day                                                                              "Those moobs are quite sizable."

                                                          ylan Thomas:                            "Indeed."
 On Sequiturs, Non:

        he great thing about America is
        everybody should vote.                   D             “Someone's boring me. I think
                                                          it's me.”

        President George W. Bush                 Tom Stoppard:
                                                    “We're actors - we're the opposite of         A Word A Day
                                                 people.”                                                 riant (RI-uhnt) adjective

 Useless Facts                                   Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know":
                                                    “Mistakes are a part of being human.
                                                 Appreciate your mistakes for what they are:
                                                                                                    r     Smiling, cheerful.
                                                                                                          [From French riant, present
 Of The Day                                      precious life lessons that can only be
                                                 learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal
                                                                                                  participle of rire (to laugh), from Latin ridere
                                                                                                  (to laugh).]
              seless facts:                      mistake, which, at least, others can learn

     U           By age 13, Nicole Kidman
                  had grown to 5 feet 9 inches
                                                 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
                                                                                                  "The Audley girls became the idols, the
                                                                                                  stars, the queens of our corps. Sunshine,
                                                                                                  the eldest, with her riant smile, her radiant
                                                                                                  eyes ..." Ouida; Randolph Gordon and
                                                    “I never guess. It is a capital mistake to
                                                                                                                         Other Stories;
                                                                                                                         Lippincott; 1867.
                                                                                                                         William Strunk and
                                                                                                                         E.B. White, in their
                                                                                                                         highly-regarded book,
                                                                                                                         The Elements of Style,
                                                                                                                         say: "Write with nouns
                                                                                                                         and verbs, not with
                                                                                                                         adjectives and
                                                                                                                         adverbs. The adjective
                                                                                                                         hasn't been built that
                                                                                                                         can pull a weak or
                                                                                                                         inaccurate noun out of
                                                                                                                         a tight place." . . .
                                                                                                                         This week's theme:
      tall.                                      theorize before one has data. Insensibly
                                                                                                 *Happy Birthday*
                                                 one begins to twist facts to suit theories,
     The king of hearts is the only king        instead of theories to suit facts.”             -------------------------
      without a moustache on a playing                                                           1931 Mike Nichols stage/film dir (Catch 22) [76]
      card.                                                                                      1946 Sally Field actress (Gidget, Flying Nun) [61]
                                                                                                 1948 Glenn Frey Detroit, rocker (Eagles) [59]
     Before his debut as Magnum, P.I.,
      Tom Selleck appeared twice on The          Urban Word Of                                   1949 Arturo Sandoval jazz trumpeter [58]
                                                                                                 1949 Ernest Thompson VT, actor (Sierra) [58]
      Dating Game, but didn't get picked                                                         1954 Catherine Crier journalist          [53]
      either time.                               The Day                                         1955 Maria Shriver [Mrs A Schwartenegger],
                                                                                                 Chicago IL, newscaster (Sunday Today) [52]
     Before she met Popeye, Olive Oyl
      went out with Ham Gravy.                           oobs                                    1957 Lori Singer Corpus Christi Texas, actress

     Before he pursued his acting career,
      Jack Nicholson worked as an office
                                                 m       A combination of the words "man"
                                                         and "b00bs." This is what happens
                                                                                                 (Fame, V, Footloose)                     [50]
                                                                                                 1959 Teri Peterson Ca, playmate (July, 1980) [48]
                                                                                                 1960 Lance Kerwin Ca, actor (James at 15) [47]
      boy in MGM's cartoon department.                   when fat gathers in a male's chest      1964 Corey Glover rocker (Living Colour) [43]
                                                 area, and gives him the appearance of           1966 Peter DeLuise actor (Free Ride) [41]
                                                                                                 1968 Kelly Rutherford Elizabethtown Kentucky,
                                                                                                 actress (Generations)                    [39]
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                                                                                                 1970 Ethan Hawke TX, actor (Gattaca) [37]
                                                                                                 1972 Rebecca Romijn-Stamos actr (X-Men) [35]
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                                                    1962 Edward W Brooke (R) elected                     do instead is offer to sell you this roll-up
History Of The                                      attorney general of Massachusetts                    drum kit that plugs into your USB port and
                                                                                                         lets you wail away and pretend you are
                                                    1966 1st entire lineup televised in color            somebody that matters - right in the
Day                                                 (NBC)                                                comfort of your very own cubicle!
       572 Supernova is observed in the             1975 1st appearance of the Sex Pistols               Your USB Drum Kit includes six different

1      constellation known as
1813 Chilpancingo congress
                                                                                                                                pad areas (snare,
                                                                                                                                kick & two toms).
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                                                                                                                                included software,
declares Mexico independent of                                                                                                  plug your kit in,
Spain                                                                                                                           and let your
1844 Spain grants Dominican
                                                                                                                                hammered fists of
Rep independence
                                                                                                                                fury fly. The
1860 Abraham Lincoln (R-Ill-                                                                                                    software will allow
Rep) elected 16th President                                                                                                     you to control and
                                                                                                                                select the various
1861 Jefferson Davis elected to                                                                                                 sounds
6 year term as Confederate                                                                                                      programmed to
President                                                                                                                       each pad. You can
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1884 British protectorate
                                                                                                                                50 percussion
proclaimed over southeast New
                                                                                                                                sounds, 20
1888 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-                                                                                                  percussion sets

Indiana) beats President Grover                                  Comet Holmes Grows a Tail                                          and 100
Cleveland (D), 233 electoral                                                                                                        preprogrammed
votes to 168, Cleveland received Explanation: Comet Holmes continues to be an impressive sight to the unaided eye. The comet        beats. If you are a
                                 has diminished in brightness only slightly, and now clearly appears to have a larger angular
slightly more votes              extent than stars and planets. Astrophotographers have also noted a distinctly green appearance
                                                                                                                                    n00b, you can
                                 to the comet's coma over the past week. Pictured above over Spain in three digitally combined      select the 'learning
1900 President William McKinley
                                 exposures, Comet 17P/Holmes now clearly sports a tail. The blue ion tail is created by the solar mode' and play
(R) re-elected, beating William  wind impacting ions in the coma of Comet Holmes and pushing them away from the Sun. Comet along to some pre
Jennings Bryan                   Holmes underwent an unexpected and dramatic increase in brightness starting only two weeks         recorded beats.
                                 ago. The detail visible in Comet Holmes' tail indicates that the explosion of dust and gas that
1906 Charles Evans Hughes (R) created this dramatic brightness increase is in an ongoing and complex event. Comet Holmes will Otherwise, just
elected NY gov beats William                                                                                                        enjoy the free play
                                 move only slightly on the sky over during the next month.
Randolph Hearst                                                                                                                     mode. When you
                                                 1977 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at                think you are good
1911 Francisco Madeiro inaugurated               Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga                           enough (the cute sales
President of Mexico                                                                                       droid down the aisle starts
                                                 1978 Shah of Iran places Iran under military             paying you some mind),
1913 Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for              rule                                                     you can even record your
leading Indian miners march in South Africa                                                               riffs and save to .wav file.
                                                 1984 President Reagan (R) landslide (won
1917 Bolshevik revolution begins with the           49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)              Price: $29.99
capture of the Winter Palace
                                                    1986 Reagan signs landmark immigration     
1918 Republic of Poland proclaimed                  reform bill                                          965b/?cpg=60H
1923 USSR adopts experimental calendar,             1990 Arsenio Hall gets a star on
with 5-day "weeks"                                  Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1928 Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E              1990 Fire destroys some of Universal
Smith (D) for President                             Studio's stages
1939 WGY-TV (Schenectady, NY), 1st
commercial TV station, begins service
1952 1st hydrogen bomb exploded (by US
at Eniwetok Atoll)
                                                    Gadget Of The
                                                                                                       3 DAY FORECAST
1956 Holland & Spain withdraw from                  Day
Olympics, protest Soviets in Hungary                                                                    Wednesday         Thursday         Friday
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1956 President Eisenhower (D) re-elected
defeating Adlai E Stevenson (R)                      U        For those about to rock, we
                                                              w00t you...
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1957 Felix Gaillard becomes premier of              Who cares if you are tech support or
France                                              middle management, you too deserve to
1962 Edward M Kennedy 1st elected (Sen-             experience the thrills of travel down that
D-MA)                                               exalted, if studded, road of Rock & Roll.
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