irenic \ahy-REN-ik, ahy-REE-nik\ adjective
- tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory.
Origin: Irenic derives from the Greek eirḗnē meaning "peace." It entered English in the mid-1800s.
- Counting down towards the new years together over the phone (cell) when physically not able to be together due to distance or circumstances.
" Janny, let's telecountdown together tonight"
new year's eve
- The one night of the year when getting drunk and making a fool of yourself is not optional, but in fact mandatory.
Sara displayed her exemplary discretion by making out with a mere 15 guys at the frat party on new year's eve.
- New Year's Eve
- light bulb: was first demonstrated by inventor Thomas Edison, in Menlo Park, New Jersey (1879)
- Times Square: Waterford crystal ball dropped for the first time in celebration of New Year's Eve (1907)
- farthing: British coin in use since 13th century ceased to be legal tender (1960)
- Panama Canal: waterway that connects the Caribbean with the Pacific was handed over to Panama by the US in accordance with the Torrijos-Carter Treaties (1999)
- Henri Matisse 1869
- George Marshall 1880
- Simon Wiesenthal 1908
- Jonah (Robert) Jones 1908
- Rex Allen ("The Arizona Cowboy") 1924
- Ross Barbour (The Four Freshmen) 1928
- Odetta 1930
- Sarah Miles 1941
- Tim Considine 1941
- Andy Summers (Police) 1942
- John Denver 1943
- Ben Kingsley 1943
- Pete Quaife (The Kinks) 1943
- Barbara Carrera 1945
- Diane von Furstenberg 1945
- Tim Matheson 1947
- Burton Cummings (The Guess Who) 1947
- Joe Dallesandro 1958
- Val Kilmer 1959
- Paul Westerberg 1959
- Scott "NOT" Ian (Anthrax) 1963
- Gong Li 1965
- Joe McIntyre (New Kids on the Block) 1972