― melton mowbray (adr), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:22 (eleven years ago) Permalink
1. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) - 5:02 2. "In Bloom" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 4:15 3. "Come As You Are" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:39 4. "Breed" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:04 5. "Lithium" (Cobain) - 4:17 6. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:56 7. "Territorial Pissings" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:23 8. "Drain You" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:44 9. "Lounge Act" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:37 10. "Stay Away" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:33 11. "On a Plain" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:17 12. "Something In The Way" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:51 13. "Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Nirvana)
― Tuomas (Tuomas), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:29 (eleven years ago) Permalink
it appears to have been edited again, not by me:
"Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Cuomo/Urkel/Nirvana)
― Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:55 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:56 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:00 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:01 (eleven years ago) Permalink
Portions of the name sound like vulgarities in English and Spanish, leading to its use in various jokes. Titicaca is the lake that Cornholio, alter-ego of Beavis of MTV's animated series Beavis and Butt-head, claims to come from although he believes the lake is located in Nicaragua.
― kanye twitty (Jody Beth Rosen), Tuesday, 14 February 2006 03:08 (eleven years ago) Permalink
The word 'Trekdom' is used interchangeably with 'Fandom' when referring to Star Trek Fandom or their fans and has been in use by fans of Star Trek fans for several decades.
After the recent cancellation of Star Trek: Enterprise, the future of Trekdom is still uncertain, though it has been scaled back to its own core. Some may believe that Trekdom might die off, or it might be extinct at the onset of such conflicts such as World War III.
― Tuomas (Tuomas), Sunday, 16 April 2006 22:53 (eleven years ago) Permalink
"Plus, all the slang..."But shouldn't the 81 be called a 010?
― dr lulu (dr lulu), Sunday, 16 April 2006 23:22 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Jimmy Mod: My theme is DEATH (The Famous Jimmy Mod), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:11 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Pwnjabi MC (Matt Chesnut), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:24 (eleven years ago) Permalink
Was what I found at the top of the page when I checked wikipedia a few weeks before starting a class on the Reformation.
― jimnaseum (jimnaseum), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:51 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― musically (musically), Monday, 17 April 2006 02:13 (eleven years ago) Permalink
― Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 06:06 (ten years ago) Permalink
― Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 20:05 (ten years ago) Permalink
First go here:
Go to the Probe / Men in Video Awards section.
Click on the 1995 recipient of the "Best Bottom" award.
Note the expression on his face.
― Eric H., Monday, 4 June 2007 02:57 (nine years ago) Permalink
― strgn, Monday, 4 June 2007 03:03 (nine years ago) Permalink
Cultural imperialism at its WTF-est:
Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão GCL (born José Alexandre Gusmão, on June 20, 1946) is a former freedom fighter who became the first President of East Timor since independence from Indonesia.
His nickname, "Xanana", is taken from the name of the 1970's rock and roll/comedy group Sha Na Na.
― anatol_merklich, Thursday, 19 July 2007 16:19 (nine years ago) Permalink
On a radio interview, Trina said that the relationship was more of a "brother-sister" relationship. Later, on Victoria's RapBasement, Lil Wayne said he knew nothing of the rumors. During Wayne's childhood, he mistakenly got thought of as a gay guy but late he dismissed all these claims by watching naked gun 33 and a third.
― acrobat, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:23 (nine years ago) Permalink
And in the next chapter:
"Lil Wayne and Trina have recently ended their porno relationship, which was stated by Lil Wayne, himself, on BET's 106 and Park."
Did someone misspell "promo"?
― Tuomas, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:28 (nine years ago) Permalink
The cartoon image has been there for more than a month:
― StanM, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 07:28 (nine years ago) Permalink
(Phil) Hartman met comedian Paul Reubens while working with the group and the two became friends, often writing and working on material together. One such collaboration was the character of Pee-wee Herman and the script of the feature film Pee-wee's Big Adventure. Hartman also met Jon Lovitz while with The Groundlings. Hartman was fluent in German and a video circulated once of him doing a standup routine in the language.
Hartman worked part time as a graphic artist, including designing album covers for popular rock bands. Hartman's covers include:
* Steely Dan's 1977 album Aja
* Poco's 1978 album Legend
* Firesign Theatre's 1980 album Fighting Clowns
* Three album covers for the band America
* Crosby, Stills & Nash's logo.
― negotiable, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 20:14 (nine years ago) Permalink
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 20:16 (nine years ago) Permalink
List of culinary nuts:
* Chestnuts, including:
o Chinese Chestnut
o Malabar chestnut
o Sweet Chestnut
* Cucurbita ficifolia
* Hickory, including
o Shagbark Hickory
* Kola nut
* Maya nut
* Oak acorns
* Ogbono nut
* Paradise nut
* Pili nut
― Rock Hardy, Monday, 8 October 2007 20:38 (nine years ago) Permalink
The Santa Ana winds (or Santana winds) are warm, dry winds that characteristically appear in Southern California weather during autumn and early winter.
― strgn, Monday, 22 October 2007 20:41 (nine years ago) Permalink
accompanied by a typhoon of timbales and a low pressure system of congas
― remy bean, Monday, 22 October 2007 20:56 (nine years ago) Permalink
woo, deez nuts had me laughing out loud
― the table is the table, Monday, 22 October 2007 21:52 (nine years ago) Permalink
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Monday, 22 October 2007 21:58 (nine years ago) Permalink
(Rolf) Harris has played the didgeridoo on two albums by English pop singer Kate Bush, 1982's The Dreaming and 2005's Aerial. His biggest hit, however, was a gimmick-free rendering of the sentimental song "Two Little Boys" (1969), a departure for him in that he usually recorded either his own compositions or traditional songs. Harris also created one of his most famous roles in the 1960s, Jake the Peg.
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Tuesday, 23 October 2007 16:25 (nine years ago) Permalink
― Heave Ho, Tuesday, 23 October 2007 16:34 (nine years ago) Permalink
concerning William Huskisson, the first person to die in a railway accident:
A curious fact about Huskisson is that some years before his death, he narrowly escaped being killed when a horse fell on him during his honeymoon.
― Grandpont Genie, Friday, 9 November 2007 10:59 (nine years ago) Permalink
This is part of the entry for a village called Heol-y-Cyw, a small village near where I live (Heol-y-Cyw translates as Chicken Street, by the way):
The village, and its surroundings, have approx. 600 inhabitants. One of the newest, and surely one of the most exotic of all is... a peacock.
Actually though there were peacocks at one of the nearby farms as far back as the 1970's because I sat on them.
― nate woolls, Friday, 9 November 2007 11:34 (nine years ago) Permalink
"Also, Heol-Y-Cyw has been the subject of apparent UFO and unexplainable noises from inside it's forestry interior."
― braveclub, Friday, 9 November 2007 11:58 (nine years ago) Permalink
Oh yeah forgot about that bit.
― nate woolls, Friday, 9 November 2007 12:02 (nine years ago) Permalink
Actor Marcus Graham:
Graham was going out with Nicole Kidman but he found out the relationship was not longer working when Nicole came to visit him in Melbourne with Tom Cruise after filming "The days of thunder" in the States. His flatmate told her Graham is not in when he actually was at home crying.
― Autumn Almanac, Friday, 9 November 2007 12:28 (nine years ago) Permalink
he is cool, paul carey eats dick cheese
― Heave Ho, Tuesday, 13 November 2007 17:43 (nine years ago) Permalink
Aged 14, Gerrard had trials with various clubs, including Manchester United. In his autobiography he claimed that this was "to pressure Liverpool into giving me a YTS contract." During this time he had an accident involving a rusty garden fork and could have lost his toe
Wikipedia also thought it was worthwhile putting in a redirect from "Stevie G"
― onimo, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:07 (nine years ago) Permalink
Cox is also notable for being the first person to use the word "period" on U.S. television in its physiological sense, in a 1985 advertising campaign for Tampax brand tampons.
― CharlieNo4, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:15 (nine years ago) Permalink
....wonder who said it first in a punctuation sense?
― Grandpont Genie, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:28 (nine years ago) Permalink
In 2007 Eric was honored by the President of the United States with an invitation to the White House where he met President George W. Bush, the First Lady and other dignitaries.
I heard dude was a hardcore gangsta, but DAMN!
― Oilyrags, Friday, 14 December 2007 03:04 (nine years ago) Permalink
So someone presented Eric B. for (the) president!
― Tuomas, Friday, 14 December 2007 08:35 (nine years ago) Permalink
Paddington Bear - The toy bear was first made at Adwick Bear Garden by Jeremy Clarkson's mother.
― Upt0eleven, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:16 (nine years ago) Permalink
^^^I knew that
― Dom Passantino, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:22 (nine years ago) Permalink
Well you could have told me.
― Upt0eleven, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:36 (nine years ago) Permalink
While shooting the stunt where Marty is being hanged by Tannen and his gang, Fox offered to try the stunt without using a box to stand on. He then miscalculated where his hand would slip between the rope and his neck, actually hanging himself, causing him to pass out. It was originally thought that there was a connection between Fox's Parkinson's symptoms and this incident.
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Sunday, 30 December 2007 18:31 (nine years ago) Permalink
From Laos national football team:
The 2006 Thai comedy movie Lucky Loser was originally filmed to be about a soccer team from Laos, but was later re-edited to replace Laos with a fictional country named Arvee, after complaints from Laotians, as the film mostly plays on stereotypes of Laos. Ironically, in the finished product, Arvee has made it to the second stage of World Cup qualifying as a lucky loser, just as Laos had really done during 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification.
― anatol_merklich, Monday, 31 December 2007 00:21 (nine years ago) Permalink
"stereotypes of Laos"
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Monday, 31 December 2007 01:29 (nine years ago) Permalink
The crux of Brandt's argument can be summed up with these paragraphs from the Salon.com article.
When you type "NameBase" into Google, Brandt's site comes up first, but Brandt is not satisfied with that. "My problem has been to get Google to go deep enough into my site," he says. In other words, Brandt wants Google to index the 100,000 names he has in his database, so that a Google search for "Donald Rumsfeld" will bring up NameBase's page for the secretary of defense. For some reason, though, all of NameBase's deep pages -- its pages with specific names and citations -- have a low Google page rank, which causes them to show up low in the search results. Search for "Donald Rumsfeld" in Google and in the first five pages you get a lot of .mil and .gov sites, some news stories, and some activist sites. Namebase's entry on Rumsfeld doesn't come up. (It is in Google's database, but to find it somebody would have to first wade through hundreds of results.)
― roxymuzak, Monday, 31 December 2007 01:41 (nine years ago) Permalink
― The Yellow Kid, Monday, 31 December 2007 07:31 (nine years ago) Permalink
Just because Western people may not have stereotypes of Laos, that doesn't mean such stereotypes don't exist in, say, the neighbouring countries.
― Tuomas, Monday, 31 December 2007 07:42 (nine years ago) Permalink
― AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Friday, 24 March 2017 13:11 (one month ago) Permalink
maybe "usual details"
"Menus vary in length and detail depending on the type of restaurant. The simplest hand-held menus are printed on a single sheet of paper, though menus with multiple pages or "views" are common. In some cafeteria-style restaurants and chain restaurants, a single-page menu may double as a disposable placemat. To protect a menu from spills and wear, it may be protected by heat-sealed vinyl page protectors, laminating or menu covers. Restaurants weigh their positioning in the marketplace (e.g. fine dining, fast food, informal) in deciding which style of menu to use.
― the klosterman weekend (s.clover), Wednesday, 29 March 2017 17:33 (one month ago) Permalink
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife [Divorced] and two daughters.
― 1staethyr, Thursday, 13 April 2017 17:10 (two weeks ago) Permalink
A source from the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod likewise states that, if the name was derived from the Latin mandatum, we would call the day Mandy Thursday, or Mandate Thursday, or even Mandatum Thursday; and that the term "Maundy" comes in fact from the Latin mendicare, Old French mendier, and English maund, which as a verb means to beg and as a noun refers to a small basket held out by maunders as they maunded. Other sources reject this etymology.
― lxy, Thursday, 13 April 2017 19:51 (two weeks ago) Permalink
maunders gonna maund
― mookieproof, Thursday, 13 April 2017 20:51 (two weeks ago) Permalink
Oh MaundyYou came and you begged with a basketBut I rejected this etymology
― long dark poptart of the rodeo (Doctor Casino), Thursday, 13 April 2017 23:17 (two weeks ago) Permalink
On 21 January, they performed in Amsterdam, at The Paradiso Theatre, where the skull of Melissa was stolen from the altar on stage by a fan due to very incompetent local security.
― bernard snowy, Sunday, 16 April 2017 15:36 (two weeks ago) Permalink
Billy Mumy was likewise offered a cameo, but turned it down after being told he would not be considered for the part he wanted—the role of the older Will Robinson—because he was told that would "confuse the audience."
― bernard snowy, Sunday, 16 April 2017 20:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink
Music videoA computer animated music video was made for the song and was made by Darren Lee of Visualisation Services Ltd. It features a little girl walking down a street where almost everything is made out of chocolate.
Music video re-releaseA computer animated music video was made for the song and was made by Darren Lee of Visualisation Services Ltd. It features a little girl walking down a street where almost everything is made out of chocolate in May 6, 2017.
― 1staethyr, Thursday, 20 April 2017 04:24 (one week ago) Permalink
A coal scuttle, sometimes spelled coalscuttle and also called a hod, "coal bucket", or "coal pail", is a bucket-like container for holding a small, intermediate supply of coal convenient to an indoor coal-fired stove or heater.
Contents [hide] 1 Description2 Origin3 Infamous use4 References
DescriptionCoal scuttles are usually made of metal and shaped as a vertical cylinder or truncated cone, with the open top slanted for pouring coal on a fire. It may have one or two handles. Homes that don't use coal sometimes use a coal scuttle decoratively.
OriginThe word scuttler comes, via Middle English and Old English, from the Latin word Scutula, meaning a shallow pan.
Infamous useIn 1917, the Swedish serial killer Hilda Nilsson used a coal scuttle, a large bucket, and a washboard to drown children that she had been hired to care for.
ReferencesJump up ^ Runyan, W. R. "1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn't Know". thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.Jump up ^ "Decorative Cast Iron Coal Scuttle and Shovel". ebth.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.Jump up ^ "Wiktionary: Scutula". Wiktionary.org. Retrieved 5 December 2015.Jump up ^ "Änglamakerskan i Helsingborg dränkte åtta fosterbarn". Hemmets Journal. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
― soref, Sunday, 23 April 2017 13:22 (one week ago) Permalink
I really only came into this article to read about Postman Pat, but this was interesting as well:
Possible Railway RouteWhen the directors of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway were choosing its route in the 1840s, one possibility considered was a route through Kendal and along Longsleddale, with a 2-mile tunnel under the Gatescarth Pass into Mardale and thence towards Bampton. This route had the support of the Kendal Committee of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway; other alternatives under consideration included a line over a barrage across Morecambe Bay and round the Cumbrian coast, routes bypassing Shap to the east and west, and the Shap summit route finally chosen.
After a lengthy Parliamentary inquiry the longer and steeper route over Shap Fell was chosen. Thomas Bouch was approached to be an adviser on the Longsleddale route and if this route had been chosen, in all probabilities Thos. Bouch would have been appointed as the civil and railway engineer. Bouch was the engineer for the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway and rose to fame in later years, for it was his design of the Tay Railway Bridge that was destroyed in a severe storm.
The gradient of the Longsleddale route would have been somewhat less than the 1 in 70 gradient of the climb up and over Shap Fell, and the use of banking engines could have been reduced if not entirely eliminated. An interesting scenario emerges that if the route had been chosen and the railway passed through a tunnel under Gatesgarth Pass, emerging onto Mardale Common and passed alongside the lake of Haweswater; would the Mardale valley have been flooded to form Haweswater reservoir?
It has been said that the Longsleddale route, "had it ever been built, would have been as dramatic and awe-inspiring as any in Britain".
― Frederik B, Monday, 24 April 2017 19:02 (six days ago) Permalink
Many tales, perhaps apocryphal, were told of him at MIT, especially concerning his absent-mindedness. It was said that he returned home once to find his house empty. He inquired of a neighborhood girl the reason, and she said that the family had moved elsewhere that day. He thanked her for the information and she replied, "That's why I stayed behind, Daddy!"
― na (NA), Tuesday, 25 April 2017 17:28 (five days ago) Permalink
In 1978, state of Maryland delegate Isaiah Dixon attempted to introduce legislation making it illegal to play "Short People" on the radio. He was advised by Assistant Attorney General Francis B. Burch that such a law would be a violation of the First Amendment.
Further clicking reveals:
Isaiah was, by all accounts, a short person. This affected him deeply.
― ✓ (Doctor Casino), Wednesday, 26 April 2017 23:22 (four days ago) Permalink
In 1980, Cousins made a guest appearance on a heavy metal album for British soon-to-be supergroup Def Leppard. On the band's debut album, On Through The Night, Cousins' voice can be heard at the beginning of the album's sixth track titled "When the Walls Came Tumblin' Down". Cousins does not lend any vocal harmonies, but simply reads a melancholy tale that serves as the track's intro. His voice lends itself well to the mood of the verse.
Reportedly, Def Leppard later admitted that they were not happy with this album, as it was their first real studio album from their teenage years. The band has never alluded to any unhappiness with Cousins' performance.
― I don't really like any of these albums (Dan Peterson), Thursday, 27 April 2017 16:14 (three days ago) Permalink
Grunge fuses elements of punk rock and heavy metal, such as the distorted electric guitar used in both genres, although some bands performed with more emphasis on one or the other. Like these genres, grunge typically uses electric guitar, bass guitar, a drummer and a singer
― Charles "Butt" Stanton (Neanderthal), Friday, 28 April 2017 03:17 (two days ago) Permalink
(via a nearby garda)
― mookieproof, Friday, 28 April 2017 19:40 (two days ago) Permalink
Whoa! That's a good one.
― JRN, Friday, 28 April 2017 19:53 (two days ago) Permalink
Joel tried to change his name to "Deadmouse" in an online chat room, but it was too long, so he shortened it to "deadmau5", which is a form of leet.
― early morning reverse rumplestiltskin rage (Autumn Almanac), Saturday, 29 April 2017 10:44 (yesterday) Permalink
― Charles "Butt" Stanton (Neanderthal), Saturday, 29 April 2017 23:09 (yesterday) Permalink