Sunday, December 07, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

chthonian \ THOH-nee-uhn \ , adjective; 
  • Classical Mythology . of or pertaining to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth. 
Origin: Chthonian entered English in the 1840s from the Greek word chthṓn meaning "earth."  

  • An adverb meaning something happened to a great extent. If somebody (verb)ed the shit out of (object), it means that person REALLY (verb)ed that (object) hardcore.
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the shit out of the New York Yankees last night. The score was 15-2! 

Rachael Ray really baked the shit out of that pie. That motherfucker was tasty as hell! 

Haley Joel Osment really saw the shit out of those dead people in "The Sixth Sense." 

Rosie O'Donnell devoured the shit out of that two-pound burger, then proceeded to wolf down an entire cheesecake.

  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: a day to commemorate when Japan launched an unprovoked cowardly sneak-attack on a sleeping American Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, drawing the US into WWII (1941)
  • Delaware: the First State ratified the US Constitution and was admitted to the Union (1787)
  • New York Philharmonic: America's oldest symphony orchestra debuted; they played Beethoven's Fifth Symphony (1842)
  • "The Blue Marble": famous photograph was taken by the crew of the Apollo 17 as NASA's last moon mission flew away from Cape Canaveral (1972)
  • Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini 1598
  • Willa Cather 1873
  • Eli Wallach 1915
  • Ted Knight 1923
  • Bent Frabric 1924
  • Bobby Osborne 1931
  • Ellen Burstyn 1932
  • Carole Simpson 1940
  • Harry Chapin 1942
  • Johnny Bench (MLB) 1947
  • Gary Morris 1948
  • Tom Waits 1949
  • Larry Bird (NBA) 1956
  • Priscilla Barnes 1956
  • Edd Hall 1958
  • Tim Butler (Psychedelic Furs) 1958
  • C. Thomas Howell 1966
  • Nicole Appleton (All Saints) 1975 
  • Orli Shoshan 1976 (Shaak Ti from the Star Wars prequels)
  • Sara Beth Bareilles 1979 - Singer