prevaricate \prih-VAIR-uh-kayt\, intransitive verb:
- To depart from or evade the truth; to speak with equivocation.
Origin: Prevaricate derives from the past participle of Latin praevaricari, "to pass in front of, or over, by straddling; to walk crookedly; to collude," from prae, "before, in front of" + varicare, "to straddle," from varicus, "straddling," from varus, "bent."
finna get crunk
- Finna get crunk is when someone asks you if are ready to turn up/party or get lit.
Person 1: "You guys finna get crunk?!Person 2: " hell yea finna get crunk! ✌🏽️"
- 1771 - The Falkland Islands were ceded to Britain by Spain.
- 1824 - The Asante army crushed British troops in the Gold Coast.
- 1879 - James Shields began a term as a U.S. Senator from Missouri. He had previously served Illinois and Minnesota. He was the first Senator to serve three states.
- 1879 - British troops were massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana.
- 1889 - The Columbia Phonograph Company was formed in Washington, DC.
- 1905 - Insurgent workers were fired on in St Petersburg, Russia, resulting in "Bloody Sunday." 500 people were killed.
- 1917 - U.S. President Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for "peace without victory." America entered the war the following April.
- 1951 - Fidel Castro was ejected from a Winter League baseball game after hitting a batter. He later gave up baseball for politics.
- 1953 - The Arthur Miller drama "The Crucible" opened on Broadway.
- 1957 - Suspected "Mad Bomber" was arrested in Waterbury, CT. George P. Metesky was accused of planting more than 30 explosive devices in the New York City area.
- 1959 - Buddy Holly made his last recordings alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder. The songs were released posthumously.
- 1968 - "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In", debuted on NBC TV.
- 1970 - The first regularly scheduled commercial flight of the Boeing 747 began in New York City and ended in London about 6 1/2 hours later.
- 1973 - Joe Frazier lost the first fight of his professional career to George Foreman. He been the undefeated heavyweight world champion since February 16, 1970 when he knocked out Jimmy Ellis.
- 1998 - Theodore Kaczynski pled guilty to federal charges for his role as the Unabomber. He agreed to life in prison without parole.
- 2000 - Elian Gonzalez's grandmothers met privately with U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno as they appealed for help in removing the boy from his Florida relatives and reuniting him with his father in Cuba.
- Frederick Vinson 1890
- J.J. (James) Johnson 1924
- J.C. Tremblay 1939
- John Hurt 1940
- Teddy Gentry (Alabama) 1952
- Steve Perry (Journey) 1953
- Olivia d'Abo 1967
- Marc Gay (Shai) 1969
- Balthazar Getty 1975
- Christopher Kennedy Masterson 1980
- Kelton Kessee (IMX) 1981
- Bererley Mitchell 1981
- Ben Moody 1981 (former guitaruist of Evanescence)