Hogmanay \hog-muh-NEY\, noun:
- a gift given on New Year's Eve.
- New Year's Eve in Scotland.
Hogmanay is the name for Scottish New Year's Eve. It probably comes from the Old French aguillanneuf, "last day of the year."
New Year's Heaves
- To "throw up" multiple times on New Year's Eve, typically caused from excessive drinking after the realization that it was yet another sucky year of life. This happens many times when people see their significant other kissing someone else on the "stroke of 12" during the Midnight hour.
If it wasn't for Bobby having the New Year's Heaves, we could have seen Dick Clark celebrate his 243rd straight New Year's broadcast.
new year's eve
- The one night of the year when getting drunk and making a fool of yourself is not optional, but in fact mandatory.
Sara displayed her exemplary discretion by making out with a mere 15 guys at the frat party on new year's eve.
- New Year's Eve
- light bulb: was first demonstrated by inventor Thomas Edison, in Menlo Park, New Jersey (1879)
- Times Square: Waterford crystal ball dropped for the first time in celebration of New Year's Eve (1907)
- farthing: British coin in use since 13th century ceased to be legal tender (1960)
- Panama Canal: waterway that connects the Caribbean with the Pacific was handed over to Panama by the US in accordance with the Torrijos-Carter Treaties (1999)
- Henri Matisse 1869
- George Marshall 1880
- Simon Wiesenthal 1908
- Jonah (Robert) Jones 1908
- Rex Allen ("The Arizona Cowboy") 1924
- Ross Barbour (The Four Freshmen) 1928
- Odetta 1930
- Sarah Miles 1941
- Tim Considine 1941
- Andy Summers (Police) 1942
- John Denver 1943
- Ben Kingsley 1943
- Pete Quaife (The Kinks) 1943
- Barbara Carrera 1945
- Diane von Furstenberg 1945
- Tim Matheson 1947
- Burton Cummings (The Guess Who) 1947
- Joe Dallesandro 1958
- Val Kilmer 1959
- Paul Westerberg 1959
- Scott "NOT" Ian (Anthrax) 1963
- Gong Li 1965
- Joe McIntyre (New Kids on the Block) 1972