Ludicrous Latin: Semper ubi sububi in caput tuum

Always wear underwear on your head!

History Schmistory April 20: Dracula author dies. Or does he?

1912. Bram Stoker, British author of Dracula died. His last words were “Get me some o’ them ‘Twilight’ royalties….”

On the Set: Roman around the Set

How often do you see an Assistant Director in a toga? See, we told you Team Marco Polo was cool.

History Schmistory: April 19. Francis Drake Opens a Can o’ Whoop A**

April 19. 1587: Francis Drake attacks the Spanish fleet while it’s moored in Cadiz harbour. Before firing, the Spanish ask if he has any Drake’s coffee cake. Drake fires on the Spanish instead.

Ludicrous Latin: Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit

To boldly go where no man has gone before.

History Schistory, April 19: Drake sinks Armada

1587 – Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet, which shifts the balance of power in the world away from Spain and toward England and France. How did he ever manage to sink such a huge car? Oh, wait, the car is named after the fleet, not the other way around.  Got it!

Authentic Paris Photos

Cools Paris shots from Nat Geo Trav.

BrainBashers: Ancient Poetry, Yo!

Which is the Muse of Lyric Poetry?
a. Calliope
b. Clio
c. Erato
d. Euterpe

History Schmistory: April 18. The Euro is born.

On April 18, 1999, The Euro became the official currency of 11 European countries. Terms like “Eurotrash” and “Euronerd” are now worth more money.

History Schmistory, April 18: The Zman cometh

417 – St Zosimus begins his reign as Catholic Pope. Nothing significant about St. Zosimus, but doncha think he has a cool name? See, popes can be cool, too!

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