Friday, January 20, 2017

TGIF! Friday, January 20, 2017

lacuna \luh-KYOO-nuh\, noun;plural lacunae \luh-KYOO-nee\ or lacunas Lacuna is from the Latin lacuna, "a cavity, a hollow," from lacus, "a hollow.": 
  1. A blank space; a missing part; a gap.
  2. (Biology) A small opening, depression, or cavity in an anatomical structure.
Origin: Lacuna is from the Latin lacuna, "a cavity, a hollow," from lacus, "a hollow."
  Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil
grangerize \GRYEN-juh-rahyz\, verb:
1. To add to the visual content of a book by inserting images not included in the original volume, often by mutilating other books. 

2. To mutilate books in order to get illustrative material for such a purpose.
Grangerize is named after James Granger (1723-1776), an English clergyman whose "Biographical History of England" (1769) included areas for additional illustrations.
It was in the news feed

  • An excuse you can use after Facebook creeping and getting caught. It always works, though the suspicious individual will likely remain skeptical.
Sarah: "Are you creeping on me? How did you know I commented on that picture?" 
Derek: "No, it was in the news feed!"

Sally: "Like OMG he is the best BF ever!" 
Jared: "You mean Braun?"
Sally: "How did you know he was my BF?! I haven't changed my relationship status yet!!!!"
Jared: "It's been in the news feed."
Sally: "Sure."

  • 1958 - Elvis Presley got his orders to report to duty from the U.S. Army. He was allowed a 60-day deferment so he could finish the film "King Creole".
  • 1964 - The album "Meet the Beatles" was released in the U.S. on Capitol Records. It was their U.S. debut LP.
  • 1982 - Ozzy Osborne bit the head off of a bat in Des Moines, IA, and was hospitalized to undertake a series of rabies shots.
  • 2000 - Greece and Turkey signed five accords aimed to build confidence between the two nations.
  • 2002 - Michael Jordan (Washington Wizards) played his first game in Chicago as a visiting player. The Wizards beat the Bulls 77-69.
  • Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763
  • Leadbelly (Huddie William Ledbetter) 1889
  • George Burns 1896
  • Aristotle Onassis 1906
  • Joy Adamson 1910
  • Lawrence Dobkin 1919
  • DeForest Kelley 1920
  • Federico Fellini 1920
  • Ray Anthony (Antonini) 1922
  • Slim Whitman 1924
  • David Tudor 1926
  • Patricia Neal 1926
  • Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin 1930
  • Edward "Fireball" Roberts 1931
  • Arte Johnson 1934
  • Camilo Pascual 1934
  • Tom baker 1934 (Dr Who)
  • Dorothy Provine 1937
  • Carol Heise 1940
  • Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension) 1941
  • Eric Stewart (Mindbenders) 1945
  • David Lynch 1946
  • Malcolm McLaren 1946
  • George Grantham (Poco) 1947
  • Paul Stanley 1950 - Musician (KISS) 
  • Ian Hill 1952 - Musician (Judas Priest)
  • Bill Maher 1956 (douche)
  • Lorenzo Lamas 1958
  • John Michael Montgomery 1965
  • Stacy Dash 1967
  • Xavier 1968
  • Melissa Rivers 1968
  • Skeet Ulrich 1969
  • Mark Trojanowski (Sister Hazel) 1970
  • Gary Barlow 1971
  • Rob Bourdon 1979 drummer (Linkin Park)
The Commander


Heff said...

Hey, this "blogger thing" looks kinda neat !

Bobby "the Blue" said...

Try it sometime!