Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

sommelier \suhm-uhl-YEY; Fr. saw-muh-LYEY\ , noun; 
  • To involuntarily repeat a particular response, such as a word, phrase, or gesture, despite the absence or cessation of a stimulus, usually caused by brain injury or other organic disorder.
Origin: Sommelier derives from French, from Old French, "officer in charge of provisions, pack-animal driver," alteration of sommerier, from sommier," beast of burden," from Vulgar Latin saumārius. 

  • when two cars disregard the right-of-way guidelines they were supposed learn from a driver's manual when they were 16, resulting in both cars to remain motionless at an intersection assuming the other car will make the first move. Usually after about 1o seconds both cars will go at the same time which leads to a firestorm of profanity and/or an accident.
At a four-way stop sign intersection 
Northbound Car: Is this person gonna go or what 
Westbound Car: Is this person gonna go or what 
Northbound Car: Fuckin' go dude 
Westbound Car: Fuckin' go dude 
Northbound Car: Fuck this guy I'm going 
Westbound Car: Fuck this guy I'm going 
Northbound Car: What the fuck is wrong with you motherfucker 
Westbound Car: Fuck you and your gay ass PT Cruiser asshole

  • Election Day (US)

  • The Times of India: the world's most widely circulated daily newspaper was founded under the name The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1838)
  • Opium War: first broke out between China and Britain (1839)
  • US presidential election of 1948: the Chicago Tribune reported erroneously that "Dewey Defeats Truman"
  • Sputnik II: the Soviet Union sent the first animal, a dog named Laika, into space; Laika died in orbit (1957)
  • Iran-contra affair: Reagan administration scandal came to light when a Lebanese periodical revealed that the US was selling weapons to Iran (1986)
  • John Montague 1718
  • William Cullen Bryant 1794
  • Bronko (Bronislaw) Nagurski 1908
  • James Reston 1909
  • Bob Feller 1918
  • Charles Bronson 1921
  • Wanda Hendrix 1928
  • Peggy McCay 1931
  • Monica Vitti 1931
  • Ken Berry 1933
  • Micheal Dukakis 1933
  • John Barry 1934
  • Briam Poole 1941 - Musician (Tremeloes)
  • Steve Landesberg 1945
  • Shadoe Stevens 1946
  • Lulu (Marie Lawrie) 1948
  • Tom Shales 1948
  • Mike Evans 1949
  • Larry Holmes 1949
  • Roseanne Barr 1952
  • Kate Capshaw 1953
  • Dennis Miller 1953
  • Adam Ant 1954 - Musician (Adam & the Ants)
  • Phil Simms 1956
  • Lee Montgomery 1961
  • Ian McNabb 1962 - Musician (Icicle Works)
  • Aria Giovanni 1977 - adult model / t3h pr0n
  • Elizabeth Smart 1988