sibylline \SIB-uh-leen\, adjective:
1. Prophetic; oracular.2. Of, resembling, or characteristic of a sibyl; prophetic; oracular.3. Mysterious; cryptic.
Sibylline derives from the Greek Sibylla, any of several prophetesses consulted by ancient Greeks and Romans, of uncertain origin.
Penny it Forward
- The act of leaving your left over penny or pennies from unwanted change at the counter of a convenient store.
"Mister, don't you want the rest of your change?"
Sarah Palin Effect
- The principal that expertise on a certain subject can be gained through geographical proximity to it
Gov. of Alaska, Sarah Palin, is a proclaimed expert on foreign affairs with Russia due to Alaska`s proximity to Russia and can thus be called the "Sarah Palin Effect"
- Liberty Bell: was rung to call Philadelphia citizens to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence (1776)
- The Wall Street Journal: began publication (1889)
- Ziegfield Follies: producer Florenz Ziegfield staged his first "follies" on the roof of New York City's New York Theater (1907)
- Roswell UFO Incident: A report appears in newspaper Roswell Daily Record announcing "RAAF Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch in Roswell Region." (1947)
- Oklahoma!: the Broadway musical's soundtrack became the first album to go gold (indicating one million sales), as certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (1958)
- The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers with espionage. He was shot down in a U-2 spy plane (1960)
- Vietnam War: U.S. troops begin withdrawing from Vietnam. (1969)
- The Solar Impulse completed the first 24-hour flight by a solar powered plane. (2010)
- Jean La Fontaine 1621
- John D. Rockefeller 1839
- Louis Jordan 1908
- Billy Eckstine 1914
- Faye Emerson 1917
- Pamela Brown 1918
- Craig Stevens 1918
- Harrison Dillard 1923
- Shirley Ann Grau 1929
- Roone Arledge 1931
- Jerry Vale 1932
- Marty Feldman 1933
- Steve Lawrence 1935
- Barbara Loden 1937
- Faye Wattleton 1943
- Jeffrey Tambor 1944
- Johnny Jai Johnson (Allman Brothers Band) 1944
- Billy Crudup 1968
- Beck 1970
- Drew Womack 1970 - Musician (Sons of the Desert)
- Kathleen Robertson 1973
Mindy Vega 1974 (t3h pr0n)
- Tavis Werts 1977 - Musician (Reel Big Fish)