Monthly Archives: November 2010

11/30/2010

item 1 >>> I was talking about the last names of Archie characters yesterday…can’t believe I neglected to mention Jughead’s full name, since I daresay it’s not common knowledge, unless you’re a true Archie aficionado. Anyway, its Forsythe Pendleton Jones … Continue reading

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11/29/2010

item 1 >>> I love old sayings…”In for a penny, in for a pound” is one of my favorites…and not just to say them, but try to live them, too. Which is not to say brand new old sayings aren’t … Continue reading

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11/28/2010

item 1 >>> Do Men Ever Visit Boston? This is the mnemonic devise for remembering the British titles of nobility, highest listed first: Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscount, Baron. The female equivalents are: Duchess, Marchioness, Countess, Viscountess, Baroness. Notice there is … Continue reading

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11/27/2010

item 1 >>> Intriguing headline in our local paper: Prehistoric Mammals Tracked. I’m thinking, this is old, I mean old old news, right? It’s an Associated Press story, date-lined Washington, about how large mammals evolved after the dinosaurs died out … Continue reading

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11/26/2010

item 1 >>> From 1949-1966, the Celtics would play a handful of home games each season in Providence RI. The custom picked up again in 1972, lasting for a few more years. The origin? Well, the Providence Steamrollers were a … Continue reading

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11/25/2010

item 1 >>> Why do so many of us Baby-go-Boomers say, or write, “hey” instead of “hi” or “hello”? I lay it squarely at the doorstep of Andy of Mayberry, not that I’m complaining, cuz I think it’s cool. Tell … Continue reading

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11/24/2010

item 1 >>> Ah, the Merry Mouseketeers. We all had our favorites. There were the stars, called by fans today “The Nine,” as those 9 kids appeared on all 3 seasons. But there was a second string too, you see … Continue reading

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