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									August 25, 2009                                                                                     Volume 12 No 141




                                                                                                Forever 21 has a lot of shresses.
 Stupid Quote Of Quotes Of The
 The Day         Day                                                                            A Word A Day
 On Signs, Contradictory:                                   ilson Mizner:                            malto Pronunciation (SMAHL-to)


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                  PEN 24 HOURS
               EXCEPT 2 AM TO 8 AM              W             “I respect faith, but doubt is
                                                            what gets you an education.”
                                                Alexis de Tocqueville:
                                                                                                s    noun: Colored glass or enamel used in
                                                                                                     mosaic.
         sign at a pizzeria
                                                                                                From Italian
                                                    "The American Republic will endure until

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 Useless Facts
                                                the day Congress discovers that it can
                                                bribe the public with the public's money"
                                                                                                smalto (enamel,
                                                                                                glaze), related to
                                                                                                smelt (to melt).
                                                Dalton Camp:                                    "Using Carrara
 Of The Day                                         “Politics is made up largely of
                                                irrelevancies.”
                                                                                                marble, Venetian
                                                                                                gold and glass
        seless facts:                                                                           smalto, Elaine M.

 U          In the U.S., they're called
             orchestra seats; in England,
                                                Ellen Herman, Northern Exposure, 1991:
                                                   “Joel: That's the movies, Ed. Try reality.
                                                  Ed: No thanks.”
                                                                                                Goodwin creates
                                                                                                mosaics inspired
                                                                                                by the Classical, Byzantine, Victorian and
                                                                                                contemporary worlds." Going out; Staying
                                                                                                                     in; The Times
                                                                                                                     (London, UK); Jan 14,
                                                                                                                     2009.
                                                                                                                     sillabub/syllabub: a
                                                                                                                     drink of sweetened
                                                                                                                     milk/cream &
                                                                                                                     wine/cider
                                                                                                                     qaid/caid: a Muslim
                                                                                                                     tribal chief or judge
                                                                                                                     smaragd: emerald
                                                                                                                     This week’s theme:
                                                                                                                     words used in
                                                                                                                     cartoons by Doug Pike
                                                                                                                     Pic Caption: After Six
                                                                                                                     Sillabubs The Qaid
                                                                                                                     Couldn’t Tell a
DILBERT-OF-THE-DAY                                                                                                   Smaragd From Smalto
      they're referred to as "stalls."                                                          *Happy Birthday*
     A poet writes poems; the writer of                                                        -------------------------
      inferior poems is called a "poetaster."   Urban Word(s)                                   1921 Monty Hall TV host (Let's Make a Deal) [88]
                                                                                                1930 Page Johnson actr (Finnegan's Wake) [79]
     In his 1952 "Children of the Century,"
      Hollywood writer Ben Hecht declared,      Of The Day                                      1930 Sean Connery actor (James Bond) [79]
                                                                                                1931 Regis Philbin TV host              [78]
      "Movies are one of the bad habits that                                                    1933 Tom Skerritt Mi, actor (Alien, M*A*S*H) [76]
      have corrupted our century. ...They           hress                                       1938 David Canary In, actor (Peyton Place) [71]
      have slipped into the American mind
      more misinformation in one evening
      that the Dark Ages could muster in a
                                                s  An article of clothing that is a mix
                                                   between a shirt and a dress. Best
                                                                                                1939 John Badham director (Wargames) [70]
                                                                                                1940 Jose Van Dam Belgium, bass-baritone [69]
                                                                                                1946 Rollie Fingers relief pitcher(Oakland A’s)[63]
                                                   described as those frilly tops that girls
      decade."                                                                                  1949 Gene Simmons, NY, rocker (KISS) [60]
                                                wear over jeans or tights and often wear
                                                boots along with them.                          1949 John Savage NY, actor (Deer Hunter) [60]
                                                                                                1951 Rob Halford heavy metal (Judas Priest) [58]
                                                Vanessa looked great in her bright green        1954 Elvis Costello rocker (Allison)    [55]
                                                shress and matching boots.                      1954 Martin Jourard keyboards/vocs (Motels) [55]
                                                                                                1956Matt Aitken rock(Stock Aitken&Waterman)[53]
                                                                                                1962 Vivian Campbell hea met (White Snake) [47]
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                                                                                                1964 Blair Underwood Wa, actor (LA Law) [45]
                                                                                                1970 Claudia Schiffer Ger,super model (Elle)[39]
                                                                                                1981 Rachel Bilson actress (The O.C.) [28]
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                                                      1979 California Angels trounce Toronto                 on your sandwich for the last time. You flip
History Of The                                        Blue Jays, 24-2                                        a coin: heads - you will be merciful. You
                                                                                                             grab your Fly-Goodbye Bug Vacuum Gun,
                                                      1981 Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for               cock it, and slip in the catch-and-release
Day                                                   trampoline bouncing (266:09)                           cartridge. Slowly now, as all hunter must,
                                                                                                             you move the Fly-Goodbye close to your
        580 Battle of Alcantara, Spain                1981 Mark Chapman, John Lennon's
                                                                                                             prey. When the fly is within range, you take

1       defeats Portugal
        1689 Montreal taken by Iroquois
                                                      murderer, is sentenced to 20 years
                                                      1981 Voyager 2's closest approach to
                                                      Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km)
                                                                                                             a deep breath and pull the trigger. A loud
                                                                                                             "POP" echoes in your office as the fly is
                                                                                                             sucked into the cartridge. You snap on the
1718 Hundreds of French colonists arrive in                                                                  magnifying glass top and stare at your
Louisiana; New Orleans, founded                       1983 US & USSR sign $10 billion grain                  captive. Then you do the only thing you can
                                                                                                                                     think of - you release
1814 British capture                                                                                                                 the poor creature . . .
Washington DC                                                                                                                        in your boss' office.
1825 Uruguay                                                                                                                              The Fly-Goodbye Bug
declares                                                                                                                                  Vacuum Gun is a
independence from                                                                                                                         powerful weapon.
Brazil (National                                                                                                                          First thing
Day)                                                                                                                                      you'll notice is
                                                                                                                                          how great it
1830 Belgium
                                                                                                                                          feels in your
revolts against
                                                                                                                                          hand; it truly
Netherlands
                                                                                                                                          was designed
1875 Matthew                                                                                                                              with the hunter
Webb becomes 1st                                                                                                                          in mind. How
to swim English                                                                                                                           does it work?
Channel (21h 45m)                                                                                                                         Well, quite simply, it
                                                                                                                                          sucks. Really. It uses
1915 Hurricane kills                                                                                                                      a powerful inward gust
275 in Galveston,                                                                                                                         of air, coupled with
Texas with $50                                                                                                                            the capture tube
million damage                                                                                                                            extending about a cm.
                                                                                                                                          This action stuns the
1916 National Park
                                                                                                                                          bug and lets you snap
Service established
                                                                       Equinox at Saturn                                                  on the top. Of course,
in the Dept of the
                                                                                                                                          if you are mean, you
Interior
                        Explanation: What would Saturn's rings look like if the ring plane pointed directly at the Sun? That situation can always use one of
1920 1st US woman occurred earlier this month when equinox occurred on Saturn. Since the Earth is nearly in the same direction the included glue
to win in Olympics      as the Sun from Saturn, the rings appeared to disappear from Earth. From the robotic Cassini spacecraft          cartridges (the bugs
                        orbiting Saturn, however, the unusually illuminated ring plane could be viewed from on high. Pictured above, stick to the walls of the
(Ethelda Bleibtrey)
                        Saturn's rings, darker than ever seen before, were captured just a few hours before equinox on 2009 August glue cartridge and die
1921 US signs           10. The reason for the unusual brightness of an inner ring is currently unknown, but possibly related to
                                                                                                                                         slow, lonely deaths) -
                        particle sizes there being larger than the 10 meter average thickness of the rest of Saturn's rings. Short light
peace treaty with       streaks in the frame are artificial image artifacts and have nothing to do with Saturn's ring plane. Planetary   but we like the catch-
Germany                 scientists will be studying ring images taken near equinox to help better understand the dynamics and            and-release method
                        particle size distribution of the Solar System's most extensive ring system.                                     ourselves. Besides,
1922 Cubs beat                                                                                                                           the catch-and-release
Phillies 26-23 in highest scoring major-                                                                          gives you time to study your prey. Then,
league game                                               pact
                                                                                                                  with a Fly-Goodbye Bug Vacuum Gun in
1932 Amelia Earhart completes                             1989 Voyager 2 makes its closest                        your holster, you'll be able lay some
transcontinental flight                                   approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)                          smackdown on any bug you want.

1940 1st parachute wedding                            1990 Li Hui Rong of China sets the triple              Price: $29.99
                                                      jump women's record (47'8«")
1944 Paris liberated from Nazi occupation                                                                    http://www.thinkgeek.com/geektoys/science
                                                      1990 UN security council authorizes military           /c1ab/
1946 Ben Hogan wins the PGA                           action against Iraq
championship
                                                      1991 Carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86
1950 Pres Truman orders army to seize                 seconds                                              3 DAY FORECAST
control of RR to avert a strike
                                                                                                             Wednesday Thursday         Friday
1960 17th summer Olympics opens in                                                                           26 Aug 2009 27 Aug 2009 28 Aug 2009
Rome
                                                      Gadget Of The
1967 Minn Twin Dean Chance 2nd no-hitter
of month beats Cleveland, 2-1                         Day
1968 NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito                         ly-Goodbye Bug Vacuum Gun
pitches 2 2/3 innings & beats the Tigers 6-
5; he played right field in the 2nd game &
homered                                                F       Suck them bugs!
                                                               The six legged freak has landed
                                                                                                              Scattered
                                                                                                            Thunderstorms
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