Jan. 24th, 2017

Bing Bang

Jan. 24th, 2017 04:59 pm
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1) Email notifications of LJ comments are very hit and miss right now, mostly miss. >:-P

2) I am happy because (a) we got an ad for a new Indian grocery that's not too far away!, and (b) it is warm today. Warm like spring warm. Wish the sun was out too, but oh well.

3) Received a wedding invitation for April.

4) Watched the fourth episode of The Young Pope last night. Still interested.

5) Today, in the "I'll Take Historical Assholes for $300, Alex" category ...

Among Hitler's skills was his ability to mimic people's gestures and speech. He enjoyed entertaining his entourage by imitating Max Amann, who had lost his left arm and who spoke quickly and repetitively in Bavarian dialect. 'You could just picture Amann shrugging his armless shoulder and frantically waving his right hand,' Christa Schroeder reported.

~ from Hitler: Ascent, 1889 - 1939, Volker Ullrich, page 388

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