Friday, December 4, 2009
[1783 - General Washington bids farewell to Continental Army officers at Fraunces Tavern]
[1795 - Thomas Carlyle, historian,
writer, born in Ecclefechan,
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland]
[1835 - Samuel Butler, novelist, born near Bingham,
Nottingham shire, England]
[1861 - Lillian Russell (Helen Louise Leonard),
singer, actress, born in Clinton, Iowa]
[1912 - Pappy (Gregory) Boyington, CO USMC Black Sheep Squadron, MoH winner,
born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho]
[1944 - Dennis Wilson, musician, singer,
born in Inglewood, California]
[1945 - Senate approves full U.S. participation in United Nations by vote of 65 to 7]
Sing It, Willie
Every time we come for him,
He slips away, [he's mighty thin.]
Then he goes and makes a tape
About his latest, best escape,
So that everybody knows.
And so his legend grows.
All the Pakistanis say:
"We could have had him any day."
They only let him get away
Out of kindness, I suppose.
William's Whimsical Words:
Isn't this the dude who did 9-11 to us?
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