Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

lilliputian \lil-i-PYOO-shuhn\, adjective:
1. Extremely small; tiny; diminutive.
2. Trivial.
Lilliputian pertaining to Lilliput, the fabulous island whose inhabitants were six inches high, coined by Swift in "Gulliver's Travels" (1726).
 
Hiberdating, verb:
  • Someone who ignores all their other friends when they are dating a boyfriend/girlfriend
I haven't seen or heard from Jennifer since she started hiberdating Teddy four months ago.

History
  • Russo-Finnish War: began; at its conclusion, Finland ceded part of its territory to Russia (1939)
  • Lucille Ball: zany redheaded comedienne married Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz, who became her costar in I Love Lucy (1940)
  • Barbados: gained its independence from Great Britain (1966)
  • Tiny Tim died after ending a show early because he felt ill. (1996)
Birthdays
  • Jonathan Swift 1667
  • Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835
  • Winston Churchill (Britain) 1874
  • Brownie McGhee 1915
  • Efren Zimbalist, Jr. 1918
  • Virginia Mayo 1920
  • Richard Crenna 1926
  • Dick Clark 1929
  • G. Gordon Liddy 1930
  • Teddy Wilburn 1931
  • Bob Moore 1932
  • Abbie Hoffman 1936
  • Jimmy Bowen 1937
  • Robert Guillaume 1937
  • Frank Ifield 1937
  • Ridley Scott 1937
  • Luther Ingram 1944
  • Rob Grill (The Grassroots) 1944
  • Roger Glover (Deep Purple) 1945
  • David Mamet 1947
  • Margaret Whitton 1950
  • Mandy Patinkin 1952
  • Shuggie Otis 1953
  • June Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) 1954
  • Jeannie Kendall (The Kendalls) 1954
  • Billy Idol 1955 
  • John Ashton (Psychedelic Furs) 1957
  • Bo Jackson (NFL, MLB) 1962
  • Jalil (Whodini) 1963
  • Ben Stiller 1965
  • Paul Wheeler (Icehouse) 1965
  • Allan Sherman 1975
  • Mindy McCready 1975
  • Clay Aiken (Clayton Holmes Grissom) 1978
  • Elisha Cuthbert 1982
  • Kaley Cuoco 1985
  • CJ Gibson 1983

     



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