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  1. hippogriff commented on The Other Coast about 8 hours ago

    I AM CARTOON LADY!: Who were trained by Rod Redwing, whose mother was the inspiration for the song, The Moon Shines Tonight on Pretty Redwing. The tune of which became the basis of Union Maid by Woody Gutherie and Pete Seeger. It may take more than six degrees, but ultimately everything connects to everything else.

  2. hippogriff commented on Free Range about 9 hours ago

    Even if permitted, there is not enough space. You should hear the groans of disappointment from those reaching the head. They expect a huge space when it is about the size of a walk-in closet. At 12 years old, I had done enough modeling to understand scale and was well satisfied with the trip.

  3. hippogriff commented on Pickles about 24 hours ago

    Symbols vary. Fist with index and little fingers extended: Goths: Ave Satanis; Austin TX: Hook ’em Horns; Italy brawl time; etc.

  4. hippogriff commented on Non Sequitur 1 day ago

    pbarnrob: The problem with term limits is that it gets rid of the few who actually serve the public, while the tools of the powerful are simply replaced by another tool of the powerful,

  5. hippogriff commented on That is Priceless 1 day ago

    Tomielm: The ones on hors d’oeuvres and wine detail generally wore only a single strand bead belt. Major menu item bearers might get a translucent skirt and simple necklace.

  6. hippogriff commented on For Better or For Worse 1 day ago

    howtheduck: It has been found pre-Marie. Another version blamed on her was, “Why are they demanding bread when you can buy those darling little cakes for two sou?” Of course, the peasants didn’t have two sou either, nor any way to earn them, but the self-described elite has never noticed that any time in history.

  7. hippogriff commented on Bad Reporter 1 day ago

    David: Not too many people these days can shape good neolithic tools. (Knapping)

  8. hippogriff commented on That is Priceless 2 days ago

    Helen Ferrieux: It could be looked up. The family tended to change their names. Father, Sylvester, to Pat (headed CBS); mother Desiree preferred Elizabeth (actress); uncle Winstead was Doodles Weaver (horserace parody featuring Fedlebaum).

  9. hippogriff commented on The Meaning of Lila 2 days ago

    Mintaka: Anything to do with the last star of Orion’s belt to rise and set? Just 12’ south of the celestial equator, it is useful for determining east or west if Polaris is obscured by an approaching cold front – and a lot more accurate than triangulating the intersection of the Southern Cross and Centaur in the southern hemisphere – even if it can only be done once or twice a night.

  10. hippogriff commented on The Argyle Sweater 2 days ago

    JP Steve: It hasn’t gotten that far yet; the Northwest Passage won’t be open for a couple months, but unlike the days of the Gjoa or even St. Roch, it will open this summer.