Friday, May 11, 2012

No Charge


Someday all essays, opinions, comments, and stories, all works of fact or fiction will be posted for viewing by all people of the planet, completely free of charge. Won't happen in my lifetime, of course... but I can still imagine such a world.



eponymous [uh-PON-uh-muhs]

One who is referred to as eponymous is someone who gives his or her name to something,

North American examples include the Nixon Era, Trudeaumania, Jeffersonian economics, Jacksonian democracy, McCarthyism, Thatcherism, Kennedy's Camelot, or Reaganomics.



Phil Silvers
 Born May 11, 1911
Died Nov 01, 1985

Phil Silvers is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Sergeant Bilko.


 Born May 11,1912
Died Dec. 20, 2001

Foster Brooks was an American actor and comedian most famous for his portrayal of a lovable drunken man in many nightclub performances and television programs. He regularly appeared on The Dean Martin Show in the 1970s (for which he garnered an Emmy nomination in 1974.)


For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.
--Henry A. Kissinger

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