Thursday, January 17, 2019

Turtle Thursday: Alter Egos



Thursday, January 17, 2019

violescent \vahy-uh-LES-uhnt\, adjective:
  • Tending to a violet color: a violescent twilight sky.
Violescent is clearly related to the more common word violet. The suffix -escent means "beginning to show" as in the word luminescent.
 
Google smart
  • When someone has to google a topic, then post the information, as if they came up with it all on their own.
Dude 1: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood.
Dude 2: Wow, you're Google smart, dude!

History
  • Queen Liliuokalani: queen of the Hawaiian Islands was deposed by sugar planters and other annexationists after she tried to return power to the monarchy (1893)
  • Virgin Islands: prompted by fear of German expansion, the US bought the islands from Denmark for $25 million; its inhabitants became US citizens 10 years later (1917)
  • Great Brinks Robbery: 11 men steal over $2 million in Boston in what was then the biggest US robbery; they were eventually caught (1950)
  • Operation Desert Storm: air offensive was launched in the Gulf War to remove the Iraqi army from the Persian Gulf kingdom of Kuwait (local time; in the US it was still the previous day) (1991)
Birthdays 
  • Benjamin Franklin 1706
  • Anton Chekhov 1860
  • David Lloyd George (Britain) 1863
  • Noah Beery 1883
  • Mack Sennet 1884
  • Marjorie Gateson 1891
  • Al Capone 1899
  • Nevil Shute 1899
  • Vido Musso 1913
  • George Handy 1920
  • Betty White 1922
  • Moira Shearer 1926
  • Eartha Kitt 1927
  • Vidal Sassoon 1928
  • Jacques Plante 1929
  • James Earl Jones 1931
  • Sheree North 1933
  • Shari Lewis (Hurwitz) 1934
  • Troy Donahue 1937
  • Maury Povich 1939
  • Muhammad Ali 1942
  • Chris Montez 1944
  • William Hart (Delfonics) 1945
  • Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones) 1948 
  • Andy Kaufman 1949
  • Steve Earle 1955
  • Paul Young 1956
  • David Caruso 1956
  • Steve Harvey 1957
  • Susanna Hoffs (Bangles) 1957
  • John Crawford (Berlin) 1960
  • Jim Carrey 1962
  • Shabba Ranks 1966
  • Naveen Andrews 1969 - Actor ("Lost") 
  • Kid Rock 1971
  • Zooey Deschanel 1980
  • Ray J 1981
  • Amanda Wilkinson (The Wilkinsons) 1982



Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Hasselhoff Wednesday: No wonder

Photobucket

And people wonder why Germans LOVE the Hoff

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

advert \ad-VURT\, verb:
  1. To remark or comment; refer (usually followed by to): He adverted briefly to the news of the day.
  2. To turn the attention (usually followed by to): The committee adverted to the business at hand.
Advert comes from the Latin word advertere meaning "to pay attention."
 
Healthy Gas
  • The gas (fart) produced from a person who has eaten healthy foods like cabbage, beans, broccolli, grains, or other high fiber, high carbohydrate foods.
Bart: "Eeeeewwww! What's that smell"?
Homer: "That's just me, emitting healthy gas".
Bart: "Healthy my ass! All you eat is donuts and beer".
Homer: "Don't forget the four burritos Bart. And that egg sandwich on whole grain bread".
Bart: "I'm impressed Homer. Impressed how stinky your farts are".
Lisa: "Mom! Don't light the stove yet! Homers been eating healthy again, and has healthy gas"!

sideboob
  • A view of the female breast seen from a side; generally under loosely-fitting clothes. Very titillating (pun intended) and sexual without showing any overt nudity.
There is so much sideboob at Los Angeles awards shows!
 
My brother's g/f's sideboob totally distracted me from my own g/f.

History
  • Ivan the Terrible: grand prince of Moscow was crowned the first czar of Russia (1547)
  • US civil service: US government commission was reestablished by the Pendleton Act, ending the spoils system; from then on, appointments to public office were to be made based on merit, not loyalty (1883)
  • Amendment 18: the law beginning Prohibition was ratified (1920); it was repealed in 1933
  • Mickey Mantle: signed a $75,000-a-year contract, becoming the highest-paid baseball player at the time (1961)
  • Operation Desert Storm: the White House announced the start of the campaign to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait (1991)
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: was sworn in as president of Liberia, becoming Africa's first elected female head of state (2006)
Birthdays
  • imagebam.comimagebam.comAndre Michelin 1853
  • Evelyn Levine 1902
  • Ethel Merman 1909
  • Dizzy Dean 1911
  • Elliott Reid 1920
  • Katy Jurado 1927
  • Pilar Lorengar 1928
  • William Kennedy 1928
  • G.T. (Granville) Hogan 1929
  • Norman Podhoretz 1930
  • Susan Sontag 1933
  • Marilyn Horne 1934
  • A.J. Foyt 1935
  • Bob Bogle (The Ventures) 1937
  • Barbara Lynn 1942
  • Bill Francis (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show) 1942
  • Jim Stafford 1944
  • Ronnie Milsap 1943
    Dr. Laura Schlessinger1947 quack
  • John Carpenter 1948 horror dude
  • Caroline Munro 1949 
    Debbie Allen 1950
  • Sade Adu (singer) 1959
  • Paul Webb (Talk Talk) 1962
  • Maxine Jones (En Vogue) 1966
  • David Chokachi 1968
    John Davison 1971 Current singer of YES
  • Kate Moss 1974
  • Aaliyah 1979
  • Yvonne Zima 1989
imagebam.comimagebam.comimagebam.com
imagebam.com

imagebam.com
 imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com  imagebam.com
   
  

imagebam.com
imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com 

 

 


imagebam.com imagebam.com imagebam.com
 imagebam.com