Sunday, December 04, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016

scurf \SKURF\, noun:
1. The scales or small shreds of epidermis that are continually exfoliated from the skin.
2. Any scaly matter or incrustation on a surface.
Scurf derives from the ancient Germanic root skurfa, "crust."
 
Fart Enthusiast
  • an individual who is highly amused by anything associated with flatuation.
LuAnn was such a fart enthusiast that, upon the mention of a fart, she doubles over with laughter.
 
History
  • Chicago: was founded with a mission established by French priest Jacques Marquette on the shore of Lake Michigan (1674)
  • suttee: the Hindu practice of a widow's self-immolation on her husband's funeral pyre was outlawed by the British in India (1829)
  • Mary Celeste: the ship was discovered heading toward the Strait of Gibraltar, sound if somewhat wet, but all its crew and passengers were missing and have never been found (1872)
  • The Los Angeles Times: began publication; it is now the second-largest metropolitan newspaper in the US (1881)
Birthdays
  • Wassily Kandinsky 1866
  • Francisco Franco 1892
  • Deanna Durbin 1921
  • Wink Martindale 1934
  • Max Baer Jr. 1937
  • John Cale 1940
  • Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon 1940
  • Chris Hillman 1942
  • Bob Mosley 1942 - Musician (Moby Grape)
  • Chris Hillman 1942 - Musician (Flying Burrito Brothers, Byrds)
  • Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) 1944
  • Southside Johnny Lyon 1948
  • Jeff Bridges 1949
  • Patricia Wettig 1951
  • Gary Rossington 1951 - Musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
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  • Cassandra Wilson 1955
  • Brian Prout 1955 - Musician (Diamond Rio)
  • Bob Griffin 1959 - Musician (The BoDeans)
  • Vinnie Dombroski 1962 - Muscian (Sponge)
  • Jozef Sabovcik 1963
  • Marisa Tomei 1964 - Actress
  • Chelsea Noble 1964
  • Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter) 1969 - Rapper
  • Tyra Banks 1973
  • Lila McCann 1981
  • Orlando Brown 1987

 


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