Wednesday September 19th 2012

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Thought for the Day

Doubt is a pain too lonely
to know that faith is his twin brother.

Khalil Gibran

*Gubran Khalil Gubran

Born: January 6, 1883 Bsharri, Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate, Ottoman Syria
Died: April 10, 1931 (aged 48) New York City, United States

A Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer. Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon (then part of the Ottoman Mount Lebanon mutasarrifate), as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. He is chiefly known for his 1923 book The Prophet, a series of philosophical essays written in English prose. An early example of Inspirational fiction, the book sold well despite a cool critical reception, and became extremely popular in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is considered to be the third most widely read poet in history, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.

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After Thoughts:

Did You Know?

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.
I Did ????

Word For The Day: maladroit

maladroit ma-l?-?dr?it adjective

  1. lacking skill, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling situations : inept


awkward, butterfingered, cack-handed[British], graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless,heavy-handed, left-handed, clumsy, unhandy



As a manager Chris is a maladroit, stumbling and grumbling he tries to maintain some semblance of control.

The raccoon’s maladroit behavior had me concerned that he may have rabies.


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Happy Birthday:

  • 1933 – David McCallum, Scottish actor
  • 1945 – David Bromberg, American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter
  • 1949 – Twiggy, English model
  • 1958 – Lucky Ali, Indian singer, composer and actor
  • 1974 – Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian
  • 1977 – Maria Rita, Brazilian singer

Holidays: Days of celebration and remembrance.

    • Tzom Gedaliah – The Fast of Gedaliah (Israel)
    • Ganesh Chaturthi India
    • San Gennaro (Naples) Italy

History Today:

  • 1692 – Giles Corey is pressed to death in the Salem witch trials.
  • 1934 – Bruno Hauptmann, arrested, kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh Jr..
  • 1946 – The first Cannes Film Festival is held.
  • 1970 – The first Glastonbury Festival is held at Michael Eavis’s farm.
  • 1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in New York’s Central Park
  • 1991 – Ötzi the Iceman is discovered by German tourists.

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