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									 November 4, 2008                                                                                         Volume 11 No 194




 Stupid Quote Of Quotes Of The                                                                        Jane had to return home immediately, take
                                                                                                      two tylenol, and a large glass of water as
                                                                                                      her day of shopping was beginning to result
 The Day         Day                                                                                  in a textbook case of mass merchanditis.

 On But How Did Wabbit                                     ubert H. Humphrey:

 Vote?:
            OX TO VOTE AGAINST BAN ON
                                                  H           “The right to be heard does not
                                                           automatically include the right to
                                                           be taken seriously.”
                                                                                                      A Word A Day
  F                 HUNTING.
        headline in the Bristol Evening Post
                                                  Mark Twain:
                                                       "It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
                                                                                                      p    ace (PAY-see, PAH-chay, PAH-kay)
                                                                                                           With due respect to. (used to express
        (UK)                                                                                               polite disagreement)
                                                  it's the size of the fight in the dog."
                                                  Clement Atlee:                                      From Latin pace (in peace), from pax
 Useless Facts                                       “Democracy means government by
                                                  discussion, but it is only effective if you can
                                                                                                      (peace). Ultimately from the Indo-European
                                                                                                      root pag-/pak- (to fasten) that is also the
                                                                                                      source of peace, pacify, pact, travel,
 Of The Day                                       stop people talking.”                               compact, pagan, and peasant.
        seless facts:                             Martin Luther King Jr.:                             "The movie Scoop (pace my friend and

 U           Bob Denver, Roberta Flack,
                                                     “Human salvation lies in the hands of
                                                  the creatively maladjusted.”
                                                                                                      occasional critical contributor to this page
                                                                                                      who reviewed it favorably) is merely
                                                                                                                            another mark of
                                                                                                                            Woody Allen's descent
                                                                                                                            into insubstantiality."
                                                                                                                            Steffen Silvis; Plenty
                                                                                                                            Up His Sleeve; The
                                                                                                                            Prague Post (Czech
                                                                                                                            Republic); Jan 10,
                                                                                                                            2007.
                                                                                                                           This week’s theme:
                                                                                                                           uncommon
                                                                                                                           prepositions.




DILBERT-OF-THE-DAY
      Madeleine Kahn, Minnie Pearl,
                                                                                                     *Happy Birthday*
      George C. Scott, Gene Simmons,
                                                                                                     -------------------------
      Sting, and Richard Widmark all
      worked as teachers before turning to        Urban Word(s)                                      1916 Walter Cronkite MO, news anchor (CBS
                                                                                                     Evening News 1962-81)                    [92]
      show business.
     The ancient Greeks awarded celery to
                                                  Of The Day                                         1930 Doris Roberts MO, actress (Maggie) [78]
                                                                                                     1937 Loretta Swit NJ, actress (M*A*S*H) [71]
      winners of sports events, and it often                                                         1946 Laura Bush first lady (but a short timer) [62]
                                                           ass Merchanditis

 
      was carried by marathon runners.
      The swallowtail butterfly is the official
      state insect of Oregon.
                                                  M        The hazy feeling one gets after
                                                           spending too much time shopping
                                                                                                     1949 Berlinda Tolbert NC, actor (Jeffersons) [59]
                                                                                                     1950 Markie Post [Marjorie] actr (Night Court) [58]
                                                                                                     1954 Chris Difford guitarist/vocalist (Squeeze)[54]
                                                  at large chain stores including but not            1955 Peter Boynton act (As the World Turns) [53]
                                                  limited to Walmart, Home Depot, and Bed,           1961 Ralph Macchio Huntington NY, actor (Karate
                                                  Bath and Beyond. Characterized by a                Kid, 8 is Enough)                        [47]
                                                  headache, dry eyes, blurred vision, blank          1966 Petra Verkaik CA, playmate (Dec, 1989) [42]
                                                  stare, sore feet.                                  1969 Mathew McConaughey actor (Contact) [39]
                                                                                                     1969 Sean “Diddy” Combs rapper           [39]
                                                                                                     1975 Heather Tom actress (Young & Restless)[33]
Published: 8/14/2011 2:19 PM                                                                         1979 Daisy Eagan actress (Secret Garden) [29]
                                                                                                     1986 Alexz Johnson actress (So Weird) [22]
  2                                                                                        Stuff-Of-The-Day Newsletter
                                                     1963 John Lennon utters his infamous
History Of The                                       "Rattle your jewelry" line at the Royal
                                                     Command Variety Performance ("The
                                                     people in the cheaper seats, clap your
Day                                                  hands... and if the rest of you would just
                                                     rattle your jewelry.")
       576 Spanish defeat Walloons & take

1      Antwerp Belgium
      1842 Abraham Lincoln marries Mary
Todd in Springfield, Ill
                                                     1965 Lee Breedlove sets female land
                                                     speed record (308.56 MPH)
                                                     1966 Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys
                                                     countless art works
1845 1st nationally observed uniform
election day in US
1854 Lighthouse established
on Alcatraz Island
1862 Gatling gun patented
(Richard J Gatling)
1866 Kingdom of Italy
annexes Venetia
1873 Dentist John Beers of
San Francisco patents the
gold crown
1875 "Pacific" collides with
"Orpheus" off Cape Flattery
Wash, 236 dies
1879 James & John Ritty
patent 1st cash register, to
combat stealing by bartenders
in their Dayton, Ohio saloon
1884 Grover Cleveland (D)
beats James G Blaine (R) for
1st presidential term
1890 Great Britain proclaims
                                                          The Double Ring Galaxies of Arp 147 from Hubble
Zanzibar as a protectorate
                                   Explanation: How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring? Even more strange: how could two? The rim
1922 Howard Carter discovers of the blue galaxy pictured on the right shows an immense ring-like structure 30,000 light years in diameter
tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt composed of newly formed, extremely bright, massive stars. This blue galaxy is part of the interacting galaxy
                                   system known as Arp 147, and shows a ring because it has recently collided with the other galaxy in the
1924 Nellie Tayloe Ross            frame, the red galaxy on the left. Unusually, even this red galaxy shows a ring like band, although it is seen
elected 1st US female gov          nearly edge-on. When galaxies collide, they pass through each other -- their individual stars rarely come into
(Wyoming)                          contact. Clouds of interstellar gas and dust become condensed, causing a wave of star formation to move
                                   out from the impact point like a ripple across the surface of a pond. The above image was taken last week
1939 1940 Olympics awarded         by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to demonstrate the ability of its Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 after
to Helsinki, Finland               some recent technical difficulties.

1939 1st air conditioned automobile                  1978 Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah
(Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Ill                    student protesters by Tehran U

1939 US allows "cash & carry" arms sales             1979 500 Iranian "students" seize US
during WW II                                         embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days)

1949 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV              1980 Ronald Reagan (R) beats President
                                                     Jimmy Carter (R) by a landslide
1952 Eisenhower (R) elected 34th
President beating Adlai Stevenson (D)                1984 Nicaragua holds 1st free elections                3 DAY FORECAST
                                                     in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%
1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-                                                                     Wednesday            Thursday            Friday
Stalinist revolt in Budapest                         1986
                                                                                                             5 Nov 2008           6 Nov 2008        7 Nov 2008
1956 Israel captures Straits of Tiran from           Democrats gain control over the US
Egypt                                                Senate

1956 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal                 1990 Secretary of State James Baker
                                                     visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
1959 Ernie Banks, Cubs shortstop, wins NL
MVP                                                                                                              Sunny         Thundershowers Few Showers
                                                                                                                 70°F                68°F             52°F
                                                                                                                 49°F                45°F             36°F
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