Face of the Day

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Today’s face of the Day is the man who shot John Lennon.

mark Chapman had been loitering outside the Dakota building all day.

As Lennon made his way into the building from his limo at 10.50pm, Chapman shot him twice in the back and twice in the shoulder.

Lennon stumbled into the building mumbling ‘I’m shot’ before falling face down.

Why is this relevant now?  Because a shirt with Lennon’s blood on it recently sold at auction.  Read more »

Word of the Day

The word for today is…

nonpareil (adj) – Having no equal; peerless.

(noun) – 1. A person or thing that has no equal; a paragon.
2. A small, flat chocolate drop covered with white pellets of sugar.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Late 15th century, “having no equal,” from Middle French nonpareil “unequalled, peerless,” from non- “not” + pareil “equal.” The noun meaning “an unequaled person or thing” is from 1590s; first applied to a kind of candy 1690s. As the name of a printing type (6 point size) it is attested from 1640s.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 28

2When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily. But wise and knowledgeable leaders bring stability.

Tuesday NightCap

When Tourette’s runs in the family

Caution (here’s no surprise):  language

My Daughter and I have Tourette’s, she does not have it as intense as I, but she is on the same cycle, thus, when it is my tic day, it is also her day for internal pressure build up, she finds herself going nuts, the only solution for all involved is for her to be with me and ‘work’ the energy. Nothing like a nice game of cards!.

Why is it that Tourette’s manifests itself through rude words?  Why not others, like Banana, or Bike, or Plate?

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Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Greenland’s economy relies almost entirely on the fishing industry and the Danish government support. (Source)

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Hollywood dialect coach explains

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How to spot a regressive Lefty

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