Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Monday, June 29, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Words in History

Then and Now Definition of Words in History
  • hymen
    • then-  fraternal greeting
    • now-  membrane that partially closes the opening of the vagina
  • deflowering
    • then-  weeding done by an incompetent gardner
    • now-  deprive of her virginity
  • hilarity
    • then-  calm, joy
    • now-  extreme amusement
  • guy
    • then-  a person of grotesque appearance
    • now- a normal man

  • manufacture
    • then-  to make by hand
    • now- to produce on large scale using machinery

Erotic Word of the Week

prostitute (female)
  • window tapper
  • 304
  • flesh pot
  • summer cabbage
  • spoff skins

Thursday, June 25, 2015

June 22nd thru June 28th

What Happened This Week in History?
  • June 22, 1970-  Voting age lowered to 18
  • June 23, 1683-  William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania, only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"
  • June 24, 1509-  Henry VIII was crowned King of England
  • June 25, 1984- The soundtrack "Purple Rain" was released 5 weeks ahead of the film
  • June 26, 1870-  the first section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ was opened to the public
  • June 27, 1929-  Scientists at Bell Laboratories in NY revealed a system for transmitting television pictures
  • June 28, 1997-  Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear after 3 rounds of then WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada

Friday, June 19, 2015

Words in History

Then & Now Definition of Words Used in History

  • hospital
    • then: large house on road that was used to entertain travelers
    • now: institution providing medical and surgical treatment
  • last
    • then:  highest, utmost
    • now:  coming after all others
  • investment
    • then:  putting clothes on
    • now:  the action of investing money
  • manage
    • then:  the age of which one became a man
    • now:  be in charge of
  • basement
    • then:  toilet
    • now:  floor of building partly or entirely below ground level

Erotic Word of the Week
  • squatter
  • tokus
  • acre
  • bucket
  • crumpet

Thursday, June 18, 2015

June 15th thru June 21st

What Happened This Week in History?

  • June 15, 1667-  first human blood transfusion is administered
  • June 16, 1963-  Valentine Tereshkova became the first woman in space
  • June 17, 1885- Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard a French ship
  • June 18, 1682-  William Penn founds Philadelphia, US
  • June 19, 2012-  The Maroon 5 single "One More Night" was released in the US
  • June 20, 1950-  Yankees Joe DiMaggio's makes his first 2,000th hit
  • June 21, 1893-  First Ferris Wheel premiere's in Chicago's Columbian Exposition