Posts Tagged ‘ABC Wednesday’
Dan, you said this was a breakfast blog. THIS will REALLY be a breakfast post!
I had read somewhere in a list of weird words that jentacular was an adjective meaning “pertaining to breakfast.” But as I looked at other sources, it appears to mean, “Of or pertaining to a breakfast taken early in the morning, or immediately on getting up.” There’s even the word “antejentacular” Read the rest of this entry »
This is true: part of what I liked about high school chemistry is that it was sexy. The idea of the Na hanging out there with an extra electron, hooking up with a Cl lacking one, and voila, salt! Hubba, hubba, and all that.
But then there were those elements, gases who did not who did NOT mess around with other elements, and I admired them too. After all, they were “noble” gases, virtuous, chaste.
Evidently, though, I must have mislearned part of this:
The noble gases and nitrogen often do not react with many substances. Read the rest of this entry »
Pharrell Williams is a successful singer/songwriter/producer who was associated with a lot of hit songs in the past decade, including 2013’s “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk, and “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke.
He wrote and recorded HAPPY for the Despicable Me 2 movie soundtrack, with a video featuring characters from the movie released that summer. The song was disappointing, commercially, in the US.
Then in November 2013 Read the rest of this entry »
From the Wikipedia:
Zina Lynna Garrison (born November 16, 1963, in Houston, Texas) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. During her career, she was a women’s singles runner-up at Wimbledon in 1990, a three-time Grand Slam mixed doubles champion, and a women’s doubles gold medalist at the 1988 Olympic Games.
She finished 1989 ranked a career-high World No. 4 in singles.