pellucid \puh-LOO-sid\, adjective:
1. Transparent; clear; not opaque.
2. Easily understandable.
Pellucid comes from Latin pellucidus, "shining, transparent," from pellucere, "to shine through," from per-, "through" + lucere, "to shine."
- A person who constantly plays Farmville and acts like they know everything about a real farm -- but all they do is live in the city, sit at a computer, and at a certain time, need to stop what they are doing to farm their imaginary crops.
Carly won't shut up about her stupid farm and throwing sheep. What an urban farmer.
- Orgasmic, amazing, awesome.
- Really, really hot.
'Yeah. It was Fapulous!"
(shown: Adrianne Curry)
- mutiny on the Bounty: mutineers led by Fletcher Christian took over the HMS Bounty and set Capt. William Bligh and other sailors adrift (1789)
- Benito Mussolini: Italy's Fascist dictator was executed (1945)
- Kon-Tiki: Thor Heyerdahl and 5 others set sail from Peru across the Pacific on a raft to prove that pre-Columbian South Americans could have settled Polynesia (1947)
- Muhammad Ali: refused induction into the US army; his heavyweight title was stripped and he was later convicted of draft dodging (1967)
- food pyramid: suggested eating plan was adopted by the US Department of Agriculture (1992); it has since been modified
- Aldrich Ames: CIA officer pleaded guilty to spying for the Soviet Union (1994)
- James Monroe 1758 - 5th U.S. President, nickname: The Last Cocked Hat
- Charles Stuart 1795
- Mifflin Gibbs 1828
- Louise Homer 1871 - Opera singer
- Sidney Toler 1874 - Actor ("Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum", "The Jade Mask")
- Lionel Barrymore 1878 - Actor ("Captains Courageous", "It’s a Wonderful Life")
- Red (Charles Frederick) Lucas 1902 - Baseball player, "The Nashvilled Narcissus"
- Odette Hallowes 1912
- Robert Anderson 1917 - Playwright ("Tea and Sympathy", "The Nun’s Story")
- Rowland Evans 1921
- (Nelle) Harper Lee 1926 - Author ("To Kill A Mockingbird")
- Blossom Dearie 1926 - Musician (Blue Stars)
- Carolyn Jones 1933
- Jackie (John George) Brandt 1934 - Baseball player
- Saddam Hussein 1937 - Iraqi leader
- Madge Sinclair 1938 - Actress ("Trapper John M.D.", "Coming to America")
- Ann-Margret (Olsson) 1941 - Singer, actress ("Viva Las Vegas", "Grumpy Old Men")
- John Walters 1945 - Musician (Dr. Hook)
- Marcia Strassman 1948 - Actress ("Welcome Back Kotter", "Another Stakeout"), singer
- Pablo (Arnoldo) Torrealba 1948 - Baseball player
- Bruno Kirby 1949 - Actor ("The Basketball Diaries", "When Harry Met Sally")