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Pretentious Crossword Clue 5 Letters – Leaves are similar to land plants in that they use photosynthesis to create sugars from light and carbon dioxide, but they differ in that they have simple anatomies, and for example lack roots.
When dead plant matter accumulates in dry areas, it may not fully decompose due to lack of oxygen or acidic conditions. We know this in Ireland, because this pest can grow peat, and we have lots and lots of peat bogs around the country.
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Our word “noon”, which means “noon”, comes from the Latin “nona hora” which means “nine o’clock”. Back in ancient Rome, the “ninth hour” was three in the afternoon. Over the centuries, customs such as church prayers and “noon” meals changed from 3 p.m. to 12 p.m., and “noon” is understood as 12 June.
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“Moana” is a 2016 animated feature film and Disney’s 56th animated feature film. The title character is the daughter of a Polynesian chief who goes in search of the god Maui, hoping he can save his people.
The artist Salvador Dalí loved to produce in public. He is known to walk an anteater on a lead around Paris. He also brought an anteater on stage to be interviewed on “The Dick Cavett Show” in 1970.
Mauna Kea is a volcano that stands on the Big Island of Hawaii, the peak of which is the highest point in the entire state. Mauna Kea is the peak of a gigantic volcano that rises from the ocean.
Pâté is a richly flavored paste made from a mixture of ground meat and fat to which vegetables, herbs and spices can be added. The most famous version of the paste is pâté de foie gras, which is made from the fatted livers of geese (“foie gras” means “fatty liver” in French).
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The first television remote control was invented by Zenith Radio Corporation, in 1950. That remote was hardwired to the TV, and was marketed as the “Lazy Bone”. Personally, my first “remote” was a wooden stick that I used by pushing the big mechanical buttons that selected each of the three channels available at the time on the east coast of Ireland…
Pterodactyls are flying fish, the fossilized remains of which have been found mainly in limestone deposits in Bavaria, Germany. Now extinct, pterodactyls lived in the late Jurassic Period, around 150 million years ago. The word “pterodactyl” comes from the Greek words meaning “winged finger”).
1974’s “Carrie” was Stephen King’s first published novel. The title character is humiliated in a brutal game during his high school prom in which he ends up covered in animal blood. This sadness leads to a violent rage, in which Carrie kills her classmates and the rest of the townspeople. At least, that’s what I read. I’m not afraid…
Lon Chaney, Sr. played many characters in the days of silent films. He made the most of his professional career, developing the attractive features that became his trademark, and earned himself the nickname “the man of a thousand eyes”. Most famous are his portrayals of the title characters in the films “Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1923) and “The Phantom of the Opera” (1925).
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Atomism is a scientific theory based on the idea that the physical world is made up of atoms, basic indivisible parts, pieces of matter. The word “atom” comes from the Greek “a-” (not) and “tomos” (cut), giving “atomos” meaning “uncut, indivisible”. The pioneers of ancient Greek atomism were Leucippus and his student Democritus in the 5th century BCE.
Amaretto is an Italian liqueur with a sweet almond flavor. Although the drink is sweet, it has a bitterness given to it by the bitter almonds that are often used as a sweetener. The name “amaretto” is a contraction of the Italian word “amaro” which means “bitter”.
Tiramisu is an Italian cake. The name “tiramisu” translates from Italian as “pull me up”, and we usually translate our English word “lift-me-up”.
NCIS is the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which investigates crimes in the US Navy and Marine Corps. The service gave its name to the CBS TV show “NCIS”, a spin-off from “JAG” in which the original “NCIS” characters were first introduced. The big star in “NCIS” is actor Mark Harmon. “NCIS” is now a franchise, with spin-off shows “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “NCIS: New Orleans”.
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In practical terms, a cornerstone is the first stone set during the construction of a house with a masonry foundation. Also known as the foundation or foundation stone, the cornerstone determines the final location of the final structure, as all other stones are referenced to that first stone. For some time, we have also used the word “cornerstone” in a ceremonial way. A ceremonial cornerstone is set in a prominent position in a corner of a wall, and often includes important information such as the date of construction and the names of the architect and the inscription.
All four existing species of three-toed sloths are native to South and Central America. Relatives of the three-toed sloths are the two-toed sloths, of which there are two living species.
“Zootopia” is a 2016 Disney animated film about a rabbit police officer and a red fox artist who team up to reveal a big conspiracy.
Texas politician Beto O’Rourke came to national attention when he ran for the US Senate in 2018, narrowly beating incumbent Ted Cruz. It follows a close campaign with a run for the 2020 Democratic nomination for US President.
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“Etta James” is the stage name of celebrated blues and soul singer Jamesetta Hawkins. James’ most famous recording was his 1960 “At Last”, which made it into the pop charts. James performed “At Last” at the age of 71 in 2009 on the reality show “Dancing with the Stars”, which was his final television appearance. He died in 2012.
Actor Sela Ward turns in many overlapping words. He played Teddy Reed in the TV show “Sisters” in the 99s, and was in “Once and Again” from 1999-2002. I don’t know if the show, but I know Ward from the medical drama “House” in which he played the hospital lawyer and former colleague Greg House. That’s a fun effect, I think. More recently, Ward played the lead role on “CSI: NY” and was a very welcome and much needed addition to the cast. And, Ward played Dr. Richard Kimble’s wife who was killed in the 1993 movie “The Fugitive”.
The lemon splash (drink) is a sweet-sour, vodka-based cocktail, with the “sweet” coming from triple sec and simple syrup, and the “sour” coming from lemon juice. It was done in the seventies here in San Francisco, at a bar called Henry Africa.
The Sith are characters in the “Star Wars” universe who use the “dark side” of the “Force”, and as such are the antithesis of the Jedi Knights. Members of the Sith use the title “Darth” before their names, like Darth Vader. The last of the six “Star Wars” movies is called “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith”.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Jean-Luc Godard was a so-called “Nouvelle Vague” (New Wave) cinematographer, making films that challenged the conventions of traditional Hollywood and French cinema.
Air traffic control (ATC) was introduced to the world in 1920, at Croydon Airport in South London, England.
“Elf” is a comedy movie that was released for the 2003 Christmas season. It is directed by Jon Favreau and stars Will Ferrell in the title role, with James Caan supporting and Ed Asner playing Santa Claus. It’s all about one of Santa’s elves who realizes he’s a man and goes to meet his father in New York City. The film was adapted into a stage musical that premiered on Broadway during the Christmas season of 2010.
Will Ferrell is a comedian and actor from Irvine, California who got his big break as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) in the mid-nineties. While appearing on SNL, Ferrell was recognized for many roles, including President George W. Bush, Neil Diamond, James Lipton, Ted Kennedy and Janet Reno.
Sunday, July 18, 2021
A mule is a shoe without a back and usually with a closed toe. The original mule was a shoe worn by the highest judges in ancient Rome.
The Copacabana of Barry Manilow’s 1978 song is the Copacabana nightclub in New York City (which is also the subject of Frank Sinatra’s song “Meet Me at the Copa”). The Copa opened in 1940 and is still going today, although it is struggling. The club had to move due to upcoming construction and “shared” a location with the Columbus 72 nightclub.
Her name is Lola, she’s a showgirl With yellow feathers in her hair and a cut-out dress there She’ll merengue and play the cha-cha And while she’s trying to be a star Tony’s always tending to the tree Across the crowded floor , they work from 8 ’til 4 And they were young and they have each other Who can