felicitous \fuh-LIS-uh-tuhs\ , adjective;
- Suitably applied or expressed; appropriate; apt.
- Happy; delightful; marked by good fortune.
Origin: Felicitous is derived from Latin felicitas, "fertility, hence success, happiness," from felix, "fertile, successful, happy."
- Phrase used to contradict another person's ideas, while making it feel like you have agreed with them.
Her: I don't think we should see each other anymore. You're just not there for me emotionally and I need more than that.
You: To your point, I think we should limit our relationship to strictly sexual, and I look forward to that. Im glad we agree on this.
Jim: Peyton Manning rules.
You: Im with Jim on this one. And to Jims point, Tom Brady is the best QB in the NFL.
- Jefferson Davis: was elected president of the Confederate States of America (he'd already been serving as president under the provisional constitution), one year to the day after Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States of America (1861)
- college football: Rutgers beat Princeton in the first intercollegiate game (1869)
- October Revolution: the Bolshevik uprising began in St. Petersburg; the October/November discrepancy is due to Russian Old Style dates (1917)
- Meet the Press: the Sunday morning talk show debuted; it is the longest-running TV program in the world (1947)
- Australia: voted to keep Queen Elizabeth as its head of state (1999)
- Charles Henry Dow 1851
- John Philip Sousa 1854
- Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1860
- Doug Sahm (Sir Douglas Quintet, Texas Tornados) 1941
- Thandie Newton 1972
- Rebecca Romijn Stamos 1972
- Nicole Dubuc 1978
- Emily Jean "Emma" Stone 1988
- Mercedes Kastner 1989