idioglossia \id-ee-uh-GLOS-ee-uh\, noun:
- A private form of speech invented by one child or by children who are in close contact, as twins.
- A pathological condition in which a person's speech is so severely distorted that it is unintelligible.
Idioglossia combines the Greek roots idio-, "particular to one," and gloss-, "tongue."
- When someone builds their self esteem from self help books.
My coworker just added Dr. Phil to her shelf esteem library, now everyday at lunch its Dr. P said this Dr. P said that.
- Elizabeth I: the "Virgin Queen" of England began her 45-year reign, succeeding her half-sister, Queen Mary, and beginning the Elizabethan era (1558)
- US Congress: held its first Washington session in the partially completed Capitol building (1800)
- Suez Canal: 100-mile-(160 km.)-long waterway opened, linking the Mediterranean and the Red seas (1869)
- Heidi bowl: NBC switched from football to Heidi, missing the last 42 seconds of a game when the Raiders came from behind, scoring two touchdowns to beat the Jets, 43-32 (1968)
- Richard Nixon: declared "I am not a crook" in Orlando, Florida, nine months before resigning over the Watergate scandal (1973)
STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL aired for the first and last time ever, on CBS (1978)
- Bernard Law Montgomery (Britain) 1887
- Lee Strasberg 1901
- Rock Hudson 1925
- Sir Charles Mackerras 1925
- Bob Mathias 1930
- Gordon Lightfoot 1938
- Gene Clark (Byrds) 1941
- Martin Scorsese 1942
- Danny DeVito 1944
- Lauren Hutton 1944
- Lorne Michaels 1944
- Tom Seaver (MLB) 1944
- Jim Babjak (Smithereens) 1957
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio 1958
- William Moses 1959
- RuPaul 1960
- Rachel McAdams 1978
- Isaac Hanson (Hanson) 1980
- Justin Cooper 1988