Monday, November 04, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

shoal \shohl\, noun:
1. a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow.
2. a sandbank or sand bar in the bed of a body of water, especially one that is exposed above the surface of the water at low tide.
1. of little depth, as water; shallow.
1. to become shallow or more shallow.
2. to cause to become shallow.
3. Nautical. to sail so as to lessen the depth of (the water under a vessel).
Shoal comes from the Old English term sceald meaning "shallow." It was spelled with a d up until the 1500s. 
Concentration marks
  • The red marks you get on your elbows/forearms from resting your arms on your knees after having spent a long time on the toilet.
"Dude, you were in there for a really long time!"
"Yeah man, I was taking a massive shit."
"Bro, you've got some serious concentration marks. Look at your elbows!"

  • William and Mary: joint rulers of England, Scotland and Ireland were married (1677)
  • cash register: was first patented by James and John Ritty (1880)
  • King Tutankhamen: treasure-filled tomb was discovered in Luxor, Egypt, by archeologist Howard Carter (1922)
  • Nellie T. Ross: Wyoming woman became the first female governor of a US state; she was serving out her late husband's term (1924)
  • Iran hostage crisis: a mob seized the US Embassy in Teheran after the US admitted the exiled Shah Reza Pahlavi (1979)
  • Yitzhak Rabin: Israeli prime minister was assassinated after speaking at a peace rally in Tel Aviv (1995)
  • Barack Obama: was elected the United States' first African-American chief executive, worst president since Jimmy Carter (2008)
  • Will Rogers 1879
  • Pauline Trigere 1912
  • Walter Cronkite 1916
  • Virginia Field 1917
  • Gig Young (Byron Barr) 1917
  • Art Carney 1918
  • Carmen Mitchell 1918
  • Martin Balsam 1919
  • Alfred Heineken 1923
  • Kate Reid 1930
  • Dick Groat 1930
  • Doris Roberts 1930
  • Loretta Swit 1937 - Actress (M*A*S*H*)
  • Harry Elston (Friends of Distinction) 1938
  • Delbert McClinton 1940
  • Robert Mapplethorpe 1946
  • Laura Bush 1946 - U.S. First Lady, wife of U.S. President George W. Bush
  • Markie Post 1950
  • Van Stephenson (Blackhawk) 1953
  • Jordan Rudess 1956 - Musician (Dream Theater)
  • Jim Honeyman-Scott 1957 - Musician (Pretenders)
  • Ralph Macchio 1962
  • Adrea McArdle 1963
  • Wayne Richard "Static" Wells 1965  - Musician (Static-X)
  • Chris Difford 1954 - Musician (Squeeze)