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Word of the Day
|Definition:||(noun) The group following and attending to some important person.|
|Synonyms:||entourage, cortege, suite|
|Usage:||Guillaume Lejean.reached Karthoum by way of the Red Sea, and embarked upon the Nile with a retinue of twenty-one hired men and twenty soldiers.|
Idiom of the Day
— To have one's choice or preference; to have things the way one would like them to be; to have one's way. Usually formulated as "if I had my druthers.". Primarily heard in US.
Jacqueline Kennedy Weds Aristotle Onassis (1968)
|Jacqueline Bouvier married future US President John F. Kennedy in 1953. As first lady, she promoted the arts, history, and high style. After Kennedy's assassination, her stoic behavior enhanced her standing with the public, but she stunned the world in 1968 when she married Greek millionaire shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.|
Arthur "Art" Buchwald (1925)
Buchwald was an American humorist who started as a columnist covering the lighter side of Parisian life. After moving to Washington, DC, in 1961, he began poking fun at issues in the news and soon became one of the sharpest satirists of American politics and modern life. His syndicated column of wry humor eventually appeared in more than 500 papers worldwide, and he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his work in 1982.
The Amazing Sweating RobotAt 5 1/2 feet tall, its face fixed between a grin and a grimace, the humanoid robot Kengoro is something of a synthetic Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Updated: The amazing sweating robot
1803 - The U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase.
1910 - A baseball with a cork center was used in a World Series game for the first time.
1955 - "Day-O" was recorded by Harry Belafonte. The name was changed to "The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)."
1955 - "No Time for Sergeants" opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre. The show starred Andy Griffith and Don Knotts made his Broadway debut. The last show was on September 14, 1957.
1973 - The Sydney Opera house officially opened.
1979 - The John F. Kennedy Library in Boston was dedicated.
2003 - A 40-year-old man went over Niagara Falls without safety devices and survived. He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.
Chunky Mochi Socks pattern by Bobbi Jo Quigley
thanks for this 'interesting' recipe, shirley
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