sotd2pg20130116 by jianghongl


									January 16, 2013                                                                                       Volume 16 No 11

 Stupid Quote Of Quotes Of The                                                                   Word A Day
 The Day         Day                                                                                    ymphatic Pronunciation (lim-FAT-

 On Astrological Signs, New:                               dolph Hitler:                           l    ik)

        ieces are the best! My dad, brother
        and boyfriend are all pieces . . . Best
        sign for boys!
                                                  A           “What luck for rulers that men
                                                           do not think.”                        adjective:
                                                                                                 1. Sluggish; lacking energy.
                                                  Senator Everett Dirksen:                       2. Of or relating to lymph.
        reality show star Kim Kardashian, in

 a tweet (meaning to type “Pisces”)                  “A billion here, a billion there, pretty
                                                  soon it adds up to real money.”
                                                  Thomas Babington Macaulay:
                                                                                                 From Latin lympha (lymph, water). Formerly
                                                                                                 it was believed that an excess of lymph in
                                                                                                 the system resulted in sluggishness.
                                                                                                 Earliest documented use: 1649.
 Useless Facts                                       " It is possible to be below flattery as
                                                  well as above it. "
                                                                                                 "The day has been a real lazy one and I
                                                                                                 have felt lymphatic accordingly." Thomas
 Of The Day                                       George Bernard Shaw:                           Worthington King; Journal of a Voyage
                                                                                                 Around the World; The Ohio State
        seless facts:                                 " Few people think more than two or        University Press; 2003.

 U          Quite a few actors have played
                                                  three times a year; I have made an
                                                  international reputation for myself by         This week’s theme: words coined from
                                                                                                                     fluids within the body.

                                                                                                *Happy Birthday*
                                                                                                1928 Ezra Sims composer                 [85]
DILBERT-OF-THE-DAY                                                                              1934 Marilyn Horne PA, mezzo-soprano [79]
                                                                                                1935 A J Foyt TX, auto race driver (Indy 500)[78]
      the same role both on stage and in          thinking once or twice a week. "
                                                                                                1942 Richard Bohringer France, actor (Diva) [71]
      film These include Anne Bancroft and
                                                                                                1942 Bill Francis Mobile AL rocker (Dr Hook) [71]
      Patty Duke ("The Miracle Worker"),
      Humphrey Bogart ("The Petrified                                                           1944 Jim Stafford singer (Spiders & Snakes) [69]
      Forest"), Yul Brynner ("The King and
      I"), Stockard Channing ("Six Degrees
                                                  Urban Word(s)                                 1946 Ronnie Milsap NC, country singer [67]
                                                                                                1946 Kabir Bedi actor (Thief of Baghdad) [67]
                                                                                                1947 Dr. Laura SchlessingerTV host/author [66]
      of Separation"), Joel Grey ("Cabaret"),
      Juanita Hall ("South Pacific"), Rex         Of The Day                                    1948 John Carpenter NY, director (Halloween)[65]
                                                                                                1949 Caroline Munro actr(Spy Who Loves Me)[64]
      Harrison ("My Fair Lady"), James Earl
      Jones ("The Great White Hope"), Rita             riving dirty                             1950 Debbie Allen TX, dancer/actress [63]
      Moreno ("The Ritz"), Robert Preston
      ("The Music Man"), Dick Van Dyke
      ("Bye, Bye Birdie"), and Julie Walters
                                                  d    Operating an automobile without
                                                       proper proof of insurance.
                                                                                                1959 Sadé [Helen Folsade Ady] smooth vocals[54]
                                                                                                1962 Paul Webb rocker (TalkTalk)        [51]
                                                                                                1962 Denis O’Hare actor (True Blood) [51]
      ("Educating Rita"), to name but a few.      I sure hope the police don't catch me         1965 Maxine Waters Jones rocker (En Vogue)[48]
                                                  driving dirty, my car insurance expired       1968 David Chokachi actor (Baywatch) [45]
     Milton Bradley introduced the memory                                                      1971 Josh Evans actor (Ricochet, The Doors) [42]
      game Simon at Studio 54 in 1978.            yesterday.
                                                                                                1971 Junior Bryant NFL DE (49ers)       [42]
                                                                                                1973 Josie Davis actress (Charles in Charge) [40]
Published: 4/4/2013 3:50 AM                                                                     1974 Kate Moss England, model (Calvin Klein)[39]
                                                                                                1985 Joe Flacco NFL QB (Baltimore Ravens) [28]
                                                                                                1986 Mason Gamble act (Dennis the Menace)[27]
                                                                                                1989 Yvonne Zima actr (Young and Restless) [24]
  2                                                                                    Stuff-Of-The-Day Newsletter
                                                    1965 Searchers' "Love Potion #9" peaks at            difference, with an Apache helicopter
History Of The                                      #3                                                   attack)
                                                    1973 NBC presents 440th & final showing
Day                                                 of "Bonanza"

          219 Floods in Northern Netherlands
                                                    1974 L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville OR           Gadget Of The
1         after storm, 1,000s killed
      1547 Ivan IV the Terrible (17)
crowns himself 1st tsar of Russia
                                                    1974 "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is
                                                    1976 "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical
                                                                                                                     AL 9000 Life-Size Replica

1581 English parliament passes laws
against Catholicism
                                                    variety show premieres on ABC TV
                                                    1976 Peter Frampton released platinum live
                                                    album "Frampton Comes Alive"
                                                                                                             H       Good morning, gentlemen.
                                                                                                                 This is it. No silly stories, no funny
1756 England & Prussia sign Treaty of                                                                    antidotes (to infectious anecdotes). HAL
Westminster                                         1980 Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10           9000 captivated us when we first read
                                                    days on marijuana possession                         about him and saw him on the screen. And
1765 Charles Messier catalogs M41                                                                        now, we can have the most movie-accurate
(galactic cluster in Canis Major)                   1981 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match
                                                                                                         HAL 9000 replica ever made. …
                                                    in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid
1865 Drunken sailor attacks munitions at            having to play Björn Borg                                First, the HAL 9000 Life-Size
Fort Fisher NC, 40                                                                                           Replica wasn't just based on memories.
die                                                                                                          This replica is based on the actual studio
1868 Refrigerator car                                                                                        blueprints, for exactly perfection (even
patented by William                                                                                          down to the original studio files for the
Davis, a fish dealer in                                                                                      HAL 9000 label). In the film, the lens was
Detroit                                                                                                      a very rare and expensive Nikkor fish-eye
                                                                                                             lens. The HAL 9000 Life-Size
1870 Virginia                                                                                                Replica features a custom-ground replica,
becomes 8th state                                                                                            with a sticker of the writing on the Nikkor
re-admitted to US                                                                                            lens (in case you want your HAL to be
after Civil War                                                                                              accurate down to the close-ups).
1877 Color organ (for                                                                                         But wait, there's so much more. Of
light shows)                                                                                                  course the HAL 9000 Life-Size
patented, by                                                                                                  Replica has a red LED eye. And of
Bainbridge Bishop                                                                                             course he talks (one of 15 movie quotes,
1905 Baseball                                                                                                 randomly cycled through). But get this:
outfielder Frank                                                                                              HAL 9000 also responds to your voice.
Huelsman traded for                                                                                           That's right, say something to
6th time in 8 months                                                                                          HAL longer than 1.2 seconds,
                                                                                                              and it'll activate a sound clip.
1909 British explorer                     Mostar Bridge, Bosnia and Herzegovina                               OR, point almost any IR remote
Ernest Shackleton                              by Ivan Blazhev/Anzenberger                                   at him and press a button for a
finds magnetic south      A crescent in stone, a humpbacked bridge spans the Neretva River at Mostar in      sound clip. …
pole                      Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was built in 1566 on Sultan Süleyman's orders
                          to replace a nearby chain bridge deemed unsafe by his subjects. Known as the Stari An example clip:
1919 Prohibition
ratified by 3/4 of the
                          (short for Stari Most, "the old bridge"), the span was destroyed by war in 1993 but
                          rebuilt with help from the international community.
                                                                                                                  "I'm sorry, Dave, I'm
                                                                                                                       afraid I can't do that. I think you
states; Nebraska is             know what the problem is just as
36th                      bridge-stari-most-bosnia-herzegovina_63029_990x742.jpg
                                                                                                                       well as I do. This mission is too
1920 18th                                                          important for me to allow you to
Amendment,                                                                                                             jeopardize it."
prohibition, becomes the law of the land -              1981 John Lennon's "Woman" is released
                                                        in UK                                            Price: $499.99
one year after ratification; it is repealed in
1933                                                    1981 Boxer Leon Spinks is mugged, his  
1920 1st assembly of League of Nations                  assailants even take his gold teeth
(Paris)                                             1984 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in
                                                    Barbados-possession of cannabis
1938 Benny Goodman refuses to play                                                                      3 DAY FORECAST
Carnegie Hall when black members of his             1985 "Playboy" announces end of
band were barred from performing                    stapling centerfolds                                 Thursday     Friday     Saturday
1939 Comic strip "Superman" debuts                  1988 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder fired                 17 Jan 2013 18 Jan 2013 19 Jan 2013
1954 "South Pacific" closes at Majestic             from CBS for racial remarks
Theater New York City NY after 1928                 1991 Operation Desert Storm begins -
performances                                        US & 27 allies attack Iraq for occupying
1964 "Hello, Dolly!" starring Carol                 Kuwait (air war begins January 17 at
Channing, opens at St James Theater New             2:38AM (local time) or January 16 at
York City NY for 2,844 performances                 6:38PM EST due to an 8 hour time                         Sunny          Partly           Cloudy
                                                                                                             26°F        Cloudy/Wind         41°F
1965 "Outer Limits" last airs on ABC-TV
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