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1varielle
Out 15, 2014, 1:30 pm

2varielle
Editado: Out 16, 2014, 2:50 am

Double post for some. Reason sorry.

3rolandperkins
Out 16, 2014, 4:37 pm

// Alar //

Alar Laats Estonian theologian

4varielle
Out 16, 2014, 4:58 pm

5varielle
Out 31, 2014, 2:55 pm

Roland where are you?

6rolandperkins
Editado: Nov 1, 2014, 3:09 am

"...where are you?" (5)
Hi, Varielle; Iʻm still here in Waiʻanae HI.

> Riga and Vilnius:
with Talinn (#4) the 3 Baltic, former Soviet, Republic capitals

7varielle
Nov 1, 2014, 5:07 pm

8rolandperkins
Nov 1, 2014, 5:23 pm

2 canine "Swear words":

"Pros Kuona!"* / "By the Dog!"
said to be Socratesʻs
favorite "swear word".

"I be dog!" -- euphemistic "swear word", a favorite of several William Faulkner characters.

*The "Dog" (Kuon) referred to is probably Charon / Kharon, guard dog of the Afterlife

9varielle
Nov 1, 2014, 6:13 pm

10rolandperkins
Nov 1, 2014, 6:37 pm

Gone to Soldiers; (a novel)
by Marge Piercy

11varielle
Nov 1, 2014, 7:51 pm

12rolandperkins
Editado: Nov 2, 2014, 2:01 am

Auden and Isherwoodʻs
"The Dog beneath the Skin" (pub. with "The Ascent of F6"

13varielle
Nov 1, 2014, 8:28 pm

14rolandperkins
Editado: Nov 1, 2014, 8:42 pm

15varielle
Editado: Nov 1, 2014, 8:59 pm

16rolandperkins
Nov 1, 2014, 9:00 pm

To the White Sea; (a novel)
by James Dickey

17varielle
Editado: Nov 1, 2014, 10:14 pm

18rolandperkins
Nov 1, 2014, 10:20 pm

Every Man in his Humour
by Ben Jonson*

*On Favorite Authors list

19varielle
Nov 2, 2014, 4:21 am

20rolandperkins
Nov 3, 2014, 9:40 am

Samuel Beckettʻs "Malone Dies" (written originally in French, but SB himself is the
translator for the English edition.)

Some years after publishing this, Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize. He accepted, (needed the money!) but
did not attend the awards ceremony, so there is no
acceptance speech by him.

21varielle
Nov 3, 2014, 11:49 am

22rolandperkins
Nov 10, 2014, 6:41 pm

"There are no "second acts"
in American lives."

--classic quote from
F. Scott Fitzgerald

23varielle
Nov 11, 2014, 3:21 pm

24rolandperkins
Nov 11, 2014, 3:29 pm

one-act plays vs. 3-or-5 act plays

One of the "View"* things that I learned in amateur dramatics was that itʻs very hard to find a one-act play that is any good. An exception was "The Boor"
(also translated as "The Bear") by Anton Chekhov

*View: a way of looking at it

26rolandperkins
Nov 11, 2014, 4:22 pm

Faulknerʻs classic short novel: The Bear

29varielle
Nov 12, 2014, 2:01 pm

30theretiredlibrarian
Nov 12, 2014, 10:33 pm

The Body Farm

31varielle
Nov 13, 2014, 8:35 am

32rolandperkins
Editado: Nov 13, 2014, 12:32 pm

Bensonʻs Animal Farm
non-fictional zoo in Southern New Hampshire, 1930s-40s (e.q.s.?)

33varielle
Nov 13, 2014, 12:38 pm

34rolandperkins
Nov 13, 2014, 5:01 pm

Kingdom of Tonga (South Pacific)
- - the only place where I have ever seen (33) marketed (not that I pay great attention to tobacco retailing.)

35varielle
Nov 13, 2014, 6:36 pm

Togo

36rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 10, 2015, 10:43 pm

Trinidad and Tobago
The only reason Togo (35) evokes Trinidad and Tobago is
that it used to be the name after Togo in an average list of nation-states: "Togo>...(huh?) >Trinidad and Tobago" (Tonga was often skipped, probably because it wasnʻt at that time (the 1980s) a UN member.)

37varielle
Nov 13, 2014, 8:49 pm

38rolandperkins
Editado: Nov 17, 2014, 1:47 am

Kiribati (Engl. pron.:
KEE-ree-bas)

Micronesian island; in colonial times it was merged with the Polynesian (37) as the Gilbert (Kiribati) and
Ellice (Tuvalu) Islands

39varielle
Nov 17, 2014, 9:02 am

40rolandperkins
Editado: Dez 24, 2014, 2:05 am

Java (with Sumatra and (39),
one of the main islands
of Indonesia

41varielle
Nov 18, 2014, 10:24 am

42rolandperkins
Nov 22, 2014, 5:20 am

43rolandperkins
Dez 14, 2014, 2:33 pm

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44varielle
Dez 19, 2014, 8:13 am

45rolandperkins
Dez 21, 2014, 12:18 am

46varielle
Dez 21, 2014, 1:37 pm

47rolandperkins
Dez 21, 2014, 1:41 pm

Socrates, "gadfly" of Athens
5th c. B. C.

48varielle
Dez 21, 2014, 1:42 pm

49rolandperkins
Editado: Dez 24, 2014, 2:04 am

George Thomsonʻs Aeschylus and Athens

50varielle
Dez 24, 2014, 8:56 am

51rolandperkins
Dez 24, 2014, 5:05 pm

Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and
Electra:
parents and sister of Orestes

52varielle
Dez 24, 2014, 7:31 pm

Oh Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen :)

53rolandperkins
Editado: Dez 25, 2014, 9:21 pm

Shakespeareʻs* Two Gentlemen of Verona

*or, in deference to Leialoha: Edward Devere Earl of Oxfordʻs

54varielle
Editado: Dez 25, 2014, 5:23 pm

55rolandperkins
Editado: Dez 26, 2014, 12:50 am

Jack Kerouacʻs On the Road and
Max Alan Collinsʻs Road to Perdition (to go from the sublime to the meticulous(ly-plotted pop item)).

56varielle
Jan 3, 2015, 12:40 pm

Road House Patrick Swayze movie

57rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 3, 2015, 2:15 pm

Frank House
Detroit Tigers catcher,
1940s--50s

58varielle
Jan 3, 2015, 4:00 pm

59rolandperkins
Jan 3, 2015, 4:05 pm

Dr. Kildare and Dr. James Brent --
heroes of 1930s--40s radio Soap Opera

60varielle
Jan 3, 2015, 4:06 pm

Marcus Welby M. D.

61rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 3, 2015, 4:13 pm

Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman moderate politician, orator, killed by Marc Antonys forces, 1st c. B. C.

62varielle
Editado: Jan 3, 2015, 8:24 pm

63rolandperkins
Jan 3, 2015, 11:36 pm

Joel Cohenʻs "Steve Garvey, Storybook (baseball) Star"

64varielle
Jan 4, 2015, 7:28 am

Joel Grey, Broadway star

65rolandperkins
Jan 4, 2015, 2:00 pm

Thomas Gray British poet and critic; author of the classic "Elegy in a Country Churchyard".

66varielle
Jan 4, 2015, 2:24 pm

67rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 4, 2015, 5:09 pm

"The shades of Night were falling fast..."
Opening lines of the silly early novelty (?) song "Upidee"*

*pronounced (I guess) YOU-pie-dee.

68varielle
Jan 4, 2015, 3:42 pm

She walks in beauty like the night...

69rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 5, 2015, 2:22 am

(Q.) "What of the Night can be seen in the high-ringing shield of the Sky?

(A.) The Wain, rising higher than (other) stars, treading earnestly on the Road of Night."
- - a fragment of Ennius (2nd c. B. C.)

70varielle
Jan 4, 2015, 5:24 pm

71rolandperkins
Jan 5, 2015, 2:24 am

Max Galloʻs "Night of the Long Knives"

72varielle
Jan 5, 2015, 12:15 pm

73rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 5, 2015, 12:50 pm

"Wine, wine, wine, wine:
Everybodyʻs drunk on (Gallo)
wine!" --old song; (I wrote "Gallo" in place of the songʻs "apple-".)

74varielle
Jan 5, 2015, 2:20 pm

75rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 5, 2015, 3:53 pm

Uderzo's comic strip book
"Asterix and Obelix
All at Sea"

76varielle
Jan 5, 2015, 3:54 pm

Stan Lee

77rolandperkins
Jan 5, 2015, 11:05 pm

"Henry Lee" Anglo/Scottish/American murder ballad

artists: Jean Ritchie,
Richard Dyer Bennett et al.

78varielle
Jan 6, 2015, 9:12 am

79rolandperkins
Jan 8, 2015, 2:13 am

Derek McCullochʻs
"Stagger Lee"

80varielle
Jan 9, 2015, 5:21 pm

81rolandperkins
Jan 10, 2015, 1:25 am

Derek Jeterʻs last major league game; played in 09/14.

82varielle
Jan 10, 2015, 5:01 pm

New York Yankees

83rolandperkins
Jan 10, 2015, 10:10 pm

New York Giants
- - a major league baseball franchise, which in 1958 became the San Francisco Giants, currently the World Champion

84varielle
Jan 11, 2015, 1:03 pm

85rolandperkins
Jan 11, 2015, 1:48 pm

New (Football) York Giants
a New Jersey* NFL team

*Or have they moved back to New York (?)

86varielle
Jan 11, 2015, 2:24 pm

87rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 11, 2015, 6:12 pm

"The candidateʻs a dodger, yes, a well-known dodger,
And IʻM a dodger, too!"
- - 19th c. folk song

88varielle
Jan 12, 2015, 6:28 am

The Artful Dodger

89rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 17, 2015, 1:54 pm

Charles Dickensʻs David Copperfield: his adventures with (88) and others.

90varielle
Jan 17, 2015, 9:29 am

Charles Winchester from MASH.

91rolandperkins
Jan 17, 2015, 1:58 pm

Winchester, MA athletic teams: "our" arch-rival*
ca. 1941 when I first began to follow college and high school football.

*i.e. the rival of my native town Woburn, MAʻs teams

92varielle
Jan 18, 2015, 9:25 am

94varielle
Jan 18, 2015, 7:29 pm

95rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 19, 2015, 12:52 am

"The Waste Land" and
ʻOld Possums Book of Practical Cats"* --2 other works by the author of
(94).

*Source of the successful musical "Cats".

96varielle
Jan 19, 2015, 3:48 pm

The Old Gumbie Cat

97rolandperkins
Jan 19, 2015, 7:41 pm

Edgar Allan Poeʻs
"The Black Cat"*

*Classic short story; title also used by Martha Grimes

98varielle
Jan 19, 2015, 7:43 pm

99rolandperkins
Jan 19, 2015, 8:19 pm

R. Crumbʻs Fritz the Cat

100varielle
Jan 19, 2015, 9:11 pm

101rolandperkins
Jan 20, 2015, 12:50 am

Walter "Fritz" Mondale
(D, MN)
Minnesota politician. Senator, ambassador,
presidential candidate,
Vice President of the U. S.,
1977--1981

102varielle
Jan 20, 2015, 2:49 pm

103rolandperkins
Jan 20, 2015, 3:29 pm

". . .Mr. and Mrs. America, and all the ships at sea.. . . .!"

boisterous radio broadcast lead-in by (102)
(Cited only from 60 or so year-old memory; hope Iʻve got it right).

104varielle
Jan 20, 2015, 7:31 pm

105rretzler
Jan 26, 2015, 8:03 pm

London Calling - studio album by The Clash released in 1979 by Epic Records

106rolandperkins
Jan 26, 2015, 11:25 pm

Clash of the Titans
somewhat disappointing mythological film of ca. 1985

107varielle
Editado: Jan 27, 2015, 11:29 am

108rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 27, 2015, 2:20 pm

"The Line* Petain-ic"
"anti-war verse, by Roland F. Perkins, parody of the song "The Ship Titanic", based on lines from various Jacques Prevert poems.

*Line: in the military sense, as in "Maginot Line", "Siegfried Line"

109varielle
Jan 27, 2015, 3:20 pm

110rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 27, 2015, 4:36 pm

"Hitlerʻs Final Gamble .. . . .reveal(ing) why Churchill hailed the. . .Battle of the Bulge as an ever famous
American victory" by Peter Caddick Adams
- - article in BBC History magazine (UK) which I just read yesterday (!) after obtaining it some weeks ago.

111varielle
Jan 27, 2015, 3:54 pm

Nuts

112rolandperkins
Jan 27, 2015, 4:35 pm

General Anthony Clement "Nuts" McAuliffe
U. S. general in WW II, Korean War

113varielle
Jan 27, 2015, 6:54 pm

M*A*S*H

114rretzler
Jan 27, 2015, 8:05 pm

Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce

115rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 28, 2015, 2:39 pm

Franklin Pierce (D, NH)
U. S general, Mexican War,
14th President of U. S.

116varielle
Jan 28, 2015, 10:12 am

117rolandperkins
Jan 28, 2015, 2:40 pm

Arrow of God
a major novel by the late Chinua Achebe, Nigerian writer.

118varielle
Jan 28, 2015, 3:49 pm

119rretzler
Jan 28, 2015, 5:59 pm

Aerosmith

120varielle
Editado: Jan 28, 2015, 8:06 pm

121rolandperkins
Editado: Jan 28, 2015, 8:41 pm

John Tyler (D, VA,
later W, VA), 19th c.
President of the U. S. (04/41 -- 03/45);
first vice-president to replace a deceased president.

124rolandperkins
Jan 29, 2015, 6:20 pm

125rretzler
Jan 29, 2015, 6:52 pm

Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Treehouse series

126rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 28, 2015, 1:18 pm

a Broadway production of
John Osborneʻs The Entertainer ca. 1959; I didnʻt meet the author but was sitting up in the first row, close to a
cast which included the
great Laurence Olivier in
the title role.

127rretzler
Jan 30, 2015, 7:45 am

Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies

128varielle
Jan 30, 2015, 3:54 pm

129rretzler
Jan 30, 2015, 5:08 pm

Black Sabbath

130varielle
Jan 30, 2015, 5:37 pm

131rolandperkins
Jan 30, 2015, 10:27 pm

Florida Keys

132varielle
Jan 31, 2015, 7:10 am

Key West

133rretzler
Jan 31, 2015, 7:54 am

Ernest Hemingway

134varielle
Jan 31, 2015, 8:42 am

135rolandperkins
Jan 31, 2015, 2:32 pm

136varielle
Jan 31, 2015, 5:16 pm

Possum Drop an NC new year's tradition.

137rretzler
Editado: Jan 31, 2015, 5:50 pm

141rolandperkins
Jan 31, 2015, 9:44 pm

Ellery Queenʻs The Glass Village

142varielle
Fev 1, 2015, 8:50 am

143rretzler
Fev 1, 2015, 10:01 am

The classic old riddle - You build a house with windows on all sides. Every window has a southern exposure. A bear walks past one of the windows. What color is the bear?


White. The bear is a polar bear because the house is built at the North Pole.

144rolandperkins
Editado: Fev 1, 2015, 2:27 pm

(Sorry, I clicked on the spoiler
(143,former version) and donʻt know how to
restore the post as it was
WITH the spoiler warning!?)

146rretzler
Fev 1, 2015, 4:28 pm

>144 rolandperkins: When you click on the spoiler, it only opens for you - I believe that the spoiler just refreshes itself if you refresh the page.

147rretzler
Fev 1, 2015, 4:29 pm

Girlscouts

I believe I recall a version of the bear went over the mountain song with the bear eating a bunch of girl scouts.

148varielle
Fev 1, 2015, 5:30 pm

149rolandperkins
Fev 1, 2015, 5:42 pm

151rretzler
Fev 1, 2015, 8:43 pm

New England Patriots

My family usually watches for the commercials, not the football, but I'm not impressed by the Super Bowl commercials this year

152varielle
Fev 2, 2015, 9:45 am

patriot missile

153rolandperkins
Fev 2, 2015, 2:19 pm

Rockets Galore
film (of the 1960s?) based on Compton MacKenzieʻs writings

154varielle
Fev 2, 2015, 2:23 pm

Pussy Galore, James Bond heroine

155rretzler
Fev 2, 2015, 3:05 pm

The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

I did a book report on this when I was in 8th grade! Can't believe the teacher and my mother let me!

158rolandperkins
Fev 2, 2015, 7:29 pm

The Tailor of Panama
by* John Le Carreʻ

*as is 157

159varielle
Fev 2, 2015, 7:41 pm

160rolandperkins
Fev 2, 2015, 7:47 pm

Birth place of 2008 presidential candidate
John McCain (R, AZ) (159)
-- A U. S. possession at the time of the candidateʻs birth, no longer so at the
time of his candidacy; the fact of his being born in what is now a foreign country didnʻt, however, cause much of an eligibility
controversy.

161rretzler
Editado: Fev 2, 2015, 8:29 pm

McCain Feingold Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, 2002

*156 is also by John le Carre', I believe ;-)

162rolandperkins
Editado: Fev 3, 2015, 7:43 am

Mensagem removida pelo autor.

163rolandperkins
Fev 3, 2015, 7:46 am

The Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Homelessness: Briefing Material
by the Senate Office of Research

164varielle
Fev 3, 2015, 10:14 am

166rolandperkins
Fev 3, 2015, 5:01 pm

Fred "Dixie" Walker
Star Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder,
1930s-40s

167rretzler
Fev 3, 2015, 5:22 pm

168rolandperkins
Fev 3, 2015, 5:25 pm

Kenneth Patchen's experimental poems
titled "Because it Is"

169rretzler
Fev 4, 2015, 4:38 pm

Niles, Ohio - birthplace of Kenneth Patchen

170varielle
Fev 4, 2015, 6:35 pm

171rolandperkins
Fev 5, 2015, 12:59 am

The Battle of the Nile,
ca. 1800

173rolandperkins
Fev 5, 2015, 7:28 am

Margaret Fuller (Biography) and
Is Polite Society Polite?
-- 2 of the prose works of
Julia Ward Howe (172)

174rretzler
Editado: Fev 9, 2015, 4:57 pm

Mensagem removida pelo autor.

175rolandperkins
Maio 8, 2015, 1:26 am

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176varielle
Maio 8, 2015, 8:30 am

177rolandperkins
Editado: Maio 8, 2015, 7:00 pm

"Brush up your Shakespeare"
cleaned-up version of a forgettable
Cole Porter song, sung by James
Whitmore and Keenan Winn in the
1950s film "Kiss me, Kate"

178varielle
Maio 28, 2015, 1:29 pm

179rolandperkins
Maio 29, 2015, 10:43 pm

180varielle
Maio 30, 2015, 10:44 pm

181rolandperkins
Editado: Maio 31, 2015, 12:53 am

Butorʻs Portrait of the Artist
as a Young Ape: a caprice

182rolandperkins
Jun 21, 2015, 12:35 am

< > > > >

183varielle
Jun 21, 2015, 7:33 am

184rolandperkins
Jun 21, 2015, 10:35 pm

"Naked came the Manatee": (a parody)
by Various, incl. Carl Hiaasen

185varielle
Jun 22, 2015, 8:57 pm

186rolandperkins
Jun 23, 2015, 2:29 am

Shakespeareʻs (or was it Oxfordʻs?)
"The Winterʻs Tale"

187varielle
Jun 23, 2015, 10:31 am

188rolandperkins
Jun 23, 2015, 2:36 pm

"The Wife of Bathʻs Tale"

189varielle
Jun 23, 2015, 3:14 pm

190rolandperkins
Jun 23, 2015, 3:22 pm

Arnold Bennettʻs "The Old Wivesʻ Tale

191varielle
Jun 23, 2015, 3:31 pm

192rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 23, 2015, 3:46 pm

Trophy Books (series)*

*The seriesʻs Our only May Amelia
by Jennifer Holm was the 2000
winner of the Newbery award.

193varielle
Editado: Jun 24, 2015, 2:23 pm

Books-a-Million

194rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 24, 2015, 2:27 pm

David Schwartzʻs* If you Made a Million

*For some reason, clicking here on this
author leads to an edition of
George Eliotʻs Middlemarch!

195varielle
Jun 24, 2015, 2:29 pm

196rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 24, 2015, 8:35 pm

Philip Schwarzerde
aka Philip Melanchton

Reformation theologian

197varielle
Jun 25, 2015, 9:35 am

198rolandperkins
Jun 25, 2015, 9:10 pm

Liberation of Paris, Summer 1944

199varielle
Jun 26, 2015, 2:25 pm

200rolandperkins
Jun 26, 2015, 2:44 pm

Louis Aragonʻs Le Paysan
de Paris / The Paris Peasant
classic 20th c. non-fiction

201varielle
Jun 26, 2015, 3:47 pm

202rolandperkins
Jun 26, 2015, 5:52 pm

Maximilien Robespierre, Jean-Paul Marat and
Georges Danton
major revolutionary rivals of (201),
late 18th century

203varielle
Jun 28, 2015, 7:06 am

204rolandperkins
Jun 28, 2015, 8:18 pm

Villette and The Professor
- - the lesser known novels
of Charlotte Bronte

205varielle
Jun 28, 2015, 8:34 pm

206rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 28, 2015, 9:20 pm

Riders of the Purple Sage
and The Last Trail
Zane GREYʻs two best-known
(in LT) titles.

207varielle
Jun 29, 2015, 8:33 am

208rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 29, 2015, 3:54 pm

(Book 4 of the) Milennium Quartet
(Series) =the title in #207

209rolandperkins
Editado: Jun 29, 2015, 4:19 pm

Mensagem removida pelo autor.

211rolandperkins
Jun 29, 2015, 9:29 pm

1900 and 2000*
millennial years of my grandparentsʻ
and of my own lifetime

*a purist would say 1901 and 2001
were the millennial years

212varielle
Jun 30, 2015, 9:47 am

214varielle
Jul 1, 2015, 10:47 am

I suggest we decamp to a new thread since this one is taking too long to load.

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