martinet \mar-t'n-ET\, noun:
- A strict disciplinarian.
- One who lays stress on a rigid adherence to the details of forms and methods.
Origin: A martinet is so called after an officer of that name in the French army under Louis XIV.
- A more discrete, faster way of saying "Straight For the Cock"
Paige: Sarah, Did you go SFTC?
Sarah: You know it!
- Tasmania: southeast Australian island was first seen by Dutchman Abel Tasman, for whom it was later named (1642)
- The Origin of Species: naturalist Charles Darwin published his book explaining evolution (1859)
- Lee Harvey Oswald: JFK assassin was shot to death by Jack Ruby (1963)
- Lucy: Australopithecus skeleton was found in Ethiopia; she was about 3 foot 7 (109 cm.) and 3 million years old (1974)
Freddie Mercury passed away from HIV (1991)
- Bat Masterson 1853
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1864
- Scott Joplin 1868
- Dale Carnegie 1888
- Garson Kanin 1912
- William F. Buckley, Jr. 1925
- Johnny Carver 1940
- Paul Tagliabue 1940
- Pete Best 1941 - Musician (Beatles), early member of the Beatles
- Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. & the MG's) 1941
- Billy Connolly 1942
- Lee Michaels 1945
- Dwight Schultz 1947
- Stanley Livingston 1950
- Clem Burke (Blondie) 1955
- Terry Lewis (The Time) 1956
- Denise Crosby 1957
- John Squire (The Stone Roses) 1962
- Gary Stonadge (Big Audio) 1962
- Chad Taylor (Live) 1970
- Collin Hanks 1977
- Katherine Heigl 1978