Monthly Archives: July 2011

G4BB 29: Baque 2 Quebec

Baque 2 Quebec 29.1 Answer to last week’s quiz: The 3 ways Clement and Clovis Berube are related. (1) Since their fathers Pierre and Charles are brothers, they are 1st cousins. That was easy. (2) Since they share a common … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/30/2011

Wicked Ballsy Bone-Age  The Flintstones didn’t have a pilot episode as such…just a 2-minute “test reel” was enough to sell the series. At this time, the family’s last name was still Flagstone…also in the running was Gladstone, after a Los Angeles … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/29/2011

3 Wicked Ballsy But Completely Unrelated Things Geez, I miss Johnny Carson and especially his Carnac the Magnificent routines. Answer: 36, 24, 36, and 9…Question: What are the Girl With Something Extra’s measurements…Ed McMahon nearly spit up, he was laughing … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/28/2011

Punk-Chew-A-Shush …being sort of a play on Bill Doggett’s 1957 instrumental “Ram Bunk Shush”…altho you might better remember the Ventures’ guitar-laden version from 1961. But then, remember on the Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, there was always an alternate title, so… … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/27/2011

Pre-Hysterical There are few things I enjoyed more growing up than reading the “funny papers.” Adventure strips, gag strips, I ate it up.  Comic strips that nurtured my comedic tendencies…and taught me…included Pogo, Peanuts, Miss Peach, The Smith Family, Andy … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/26/2011

G*O*I*N*G    C*R*A*C*K*E*R*S Looking at the banner for my other blog, I got to thinking about the extension of the Nabisco Thins line in the late 1950s thru the 1960s. Today, I believe only Wheat Thins still exists, albeit in … Continue reading

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DFHC 7/25/2011

AppleCats The latest iteration of the Apple OS X operating system has been released, version 10.7, named Lion. The previous 7 (yes, I counted right), versions 10.0-10.6, were called Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, and Snow Leopard. Do I … Continue reading

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