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"We Are Far Too Easily Pleased"

Good morning. It is Friday, May 8, 2015. Two days until Mother’s Day.

Today’s Word of the Day, from the OED, is psephocracy. More than likely chosen because they just had elections across the pond, this word means, “The form of government which results from the election of representatives by ballot; the system of government by elected representatives.” Very interesting, as that is pretty much what we have in the U.S., as well. 1,295 more words


OPP: Get Your Socks Off

Today is No Socks Day! I’m really excited to find out that’s really a thing. Today’s OPP will be all about those tootsies to show respect for one of the oddest holidays there is! 201 more words


Entry 449: Get Ready to Par-tay!

Well, I hope you’re well-rested, because this week is one of the most festive ones on the calendar, jam-packed with joyous celebrations.

The highlight, of course, will be Tuesday. 650 more words


Good morning. It is pre-Friday, May 8, 2014. I’m going in at 7am, this morning, so I must hurry.

Today is No Socks Day. That’s really not fair. 847 more words


The 12 Wackiest Holidays

When Seinfeld’s Elaine went on a date with an advisor to New York Mayor David Dinkins in a 1993 episode of the sitcom, she told him that if she were running for mayor, one of her campaign themes would be for everyone to… 767 more words


On This Day In American History – Bluesman Robert Johnson & President Harry Truman Were Born

Future President Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri. Harry Truman grew up in Independence, Missouri and as a young man worked as a clerk in bank, worked as a haberdasher and worked on his family’s farm before beginning a political career in his thirties. 736 more words