Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

panache \puh-NASH; -NAHSH\, noun:
1. Dash or flamboyance in manner or style.
2. A plume or bunch of feathers, esp. such a bunch worn on the helmet; any military plume, or ornamental group of feathers.
Panache is from the French, from Medieval French pennache, from Italian pinnacchio, feather, from Late Latin pinnaculum, diminutive of penna, feather. It is related to pen, a writing instrument, originally a feather or quill used for writing.
 
Serial Infatuator
  • A Serial Infatuator is someone who continually has intimate relationships that last only between 3-5 months. It is the defined timeline for infatuation.
My recent lover is a Serial Infatuator. He does not get past the 5 month mark where infatuation gives way to true love.

History 
  • Margaret Chase Smith: became the first woman to serve in both houses of Congress when she was elected US senator from Maine (1948)
  • Attica: the four-day revolt at New York's maximum security prison ended when state police and National Guardsmen stormed the facility; forty-two people died (1971)
  • Super Mario Bros.: best-selling video game of all time was first released, in Japan, by Nintendo (1985) 
    Law & Order: long-running TV police drama series first aired, on NBC (1990)
  • Oslo Accord: historic handshake between Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat in Washington marks the signing of a secret peace agreement in Oslo (1993)
Birthdays
  • Walter Reed 1851
  • Milton S. Hershey 1857
  • John Pershing 1860
  • Sherwood Anderson 1876
  • J.B. Priestley 1894
  • Claudette Colbert 1905
  • Bill Monroe (The Bluegrass Band) 1911
  • Roald Dahl 1916
  • Dick Haymes 1916
  • Charles Brown 1922
  • Scott Brady 1924
  • Mel Torme 1925
  • Robert Indiana 1928
  • Eileen Fulton 1933
  • Barbara Bain 1934
  • Fred Silverman 1937
  • Judith Martin 1938
  • Richard Kiel 1939
  • David Clayton-Thomas (Blood, Sweat & Tears) 1941
  • Bela Karolyi 1942
  • Jacqueline Bisset 1944
  • Peter Cetera (Chicago) 1944
  • Nell Carter 1948
  • Don Was 1952
  • Randy Jones (The Village People) 1952
  • Joni Sledge (Sister Sledge) 1956
  • Jean Smart 1959
  • Bobby Cryner 1961
  • Dave Mustaine 1961 - Musician (Megadeth, Metallica)
  • Zak Starkey 1965
  • Michael Johnson 1965
  • Louis Mandylor 1966
  • Steve Perkins (Porno for Pyros) 1967
  • Bernie Williams (MLB) 1968
  • Goran Ivanisevic 1971
  • Aaron Benward (Blue Country) 1973
  • Scott Vickaryous 1975
  • Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flats) 1975
  • Fiona Apple 1977
  • Ben Savage 1980
  • Mitch Holleman 1995


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