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  1. hippogriff commented on That is Priceless about 2 hours 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).

  2. hippogriff commented on The Meaning of Lila about 2 hours 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.

  3. hippogriff commented on The Argyle Sweater about 3 hours 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.

  4. hippogriff commented on WuMo about 12 hours ago

    TJ: No committee could ever come up with solution as well-suited to the conditions as a camel. – Lawrence Peter (of the Principle)

  5. hippogriff commented on Heart of the City about 13 hours ago

    Josh Lyons: There is a lot more hot air ballooning around here in the winter than summer – probably because of reduced temperature differential in the summer.

  6. hippogriff commented on That is Priceless about 13 hours ago

    Helen Ferrieux: Sure you don’t mean Susan Alexandra Weaver? No stage name, she changed it herself while still in school.

  7. hippogriff commented on The Meaning of Lila about 13 hours ago

    cessna172: Yes, but they also rise and set.

  8. hippogriff commented on The Argyle Sweater about 14 hours ago

    Helen Ferrieux: An illusion; polar bears are not found that far north. No food.

  9. hippogriff commented on Walt Handelsman about 14 hours ago

    Britain can limit a campaign to four weeks; Canada to five; why do we take forever?

  10. hippogriff commented on Lalo Alcaraz about 14 hours ago

    r2varney: Not a Cuban refugee. Raphel was a Batistiano (Batista was a Mafia puppet) who got out well before the Cuban people forced Batista out.