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Franklin bifocals Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Rudyard Kipling    The Jungle Book
[1865 - Rudyard Kipling, Nobel Laureate in Literature, born in Bombay, India]

Illinois Governor John Altgeld
[1847 - John Peter Altgeld,
political reformer,
born in Germany]

Senator Simon Guggenheim
[1867 - Simon Guggenheim, senator, philanthropist,
born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo
[1884 - Hideki Tojo, Prime Minister of Japan,
born in Tokyo]

Actress Jo Van Fleet
[1914 - Jo Van Fleet, Academy Award-winning
actress, born in Oakland, California]

Actor & Painter Jack Lord
[1920 - Jack Lord (John Joseph Patrick Ryan), artist,
actor, born in Brooklyn]

Actress Barbara Nichols
[1929 - Barbara (Marie) Nichols (Nickeraeur), actress,
born in Queens]

Kiss Me Kate cast album
[1948 - Kiss Me Kate opens on Broadway, runs for 1,077 performances]

USS George Washington (SSBN-598) at launching
[1959 - Commissioning of first ballistic missile submarine, USS George Washington]

Minor Surgery


"Minor Surgery" is a term used by doctors to describe a subset of procedures that are less technically demanding or challenging for the surgeon who performs them. This term is the logical equivalent of a lawyer talking about a personal injury client as the "legs off" case.

double amputee

William's Whimsical Words:

Minor surgery is performed by someone you don't know on someone you have never heard of.

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