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Gaffe like a Giraffe

So, anyway, today I made a gaffe. Like a giraffe. Also, I heard they found some rare White Giraffes in Kenya. But I digress. I made a gaffe like a giraffe. 1,797 more words

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The expression…your name is mud, some say, came from Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was convicted and jailed in 1865, for setting John Wilkes Booth’s broken leg, after he shot and killed Abraham Lincoln.   568 more words


promise made, promise kept

promise made, promise kept

(1990’s | journalese (politics) | “I (she, etc.) kept my (etc.) word,” “I (etc.) delivered”)

Property of politicians from the first, this phrase has several variants which may involve articles, plural nouns, or even linking verbs, but it seems to have settled into a four-word groove and has become a bit of a… 646 more words


Hugh Jackman turning to the Circus Act

Hugh Jackman is dropping is ‘Wolverine’ claws to become ‘The Greatest Showman’ in history. Here is everything you should know 

Hollywood Superstar Hugh Jackman might have clawed his way into our hearts with Wolverine but the actor has shown his versatility time and time again. 44 more words

ON THIS DAY: July 5, 2017

July 5th is:

Apple Turnover Day

Bikini Day *

Graham Cracker Day *

Workaholics Day

MORE! P. T. Barnum, Clara Zetkin and Ray Charles, click 1,113 more words


Trailer: The Greatest Showman (2017)

Hugh Jackman back in a musical, yes please! That is what we want to see more and more of, leading the line for the big onscreen musicals. 144 more words


'The Greatest Showman': Zac Efron falls in love with trapeze girl Zendaya

Hugh Jackman left the X-Men for the circus, but I am here for this…


A few years ago, I’ve listed my movie dream pairings and Zac Efron and Zendaya ended up on my list. 101 more words