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Walter NESBIT

NESBIT, Walter, a Representative from Illinois; born in Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., on May 1, 1878; attended the grade and night schools; employed as a coal miner 1892-1912; held variou…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American His…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American Histor…

Boisserean Collection

A collection at Stuttgart of the early specimens of German art, made by the three brothers Boisseree. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BolayBoiley A B C D …

Toy Story 2

Directors:John Lasseter and Ash BrannonWriters:John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlain, and Chris WebbDisney; G; 92 minutesRelease:11/99Voices of…

Joseph STORY

STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., September 18, 1779; attended Marblehead Academy; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was a…

Bragi's Story

Always enchanting, but never coming to an end. “But I have made my story long enough; if I say more, you may fancy that it is Bragi who has come among you, and that he has entered on …

Milesian Story

or Tale (A). One very wanton and lubricious. So called from the Milesiæ Fabulæ, the immoral tendency of which was notorious. (See above.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable,…

Birds of America: Stories

Author:Lorrie MorrePublisher:Knopf Offbeat relationships are penned with dark wit and crisp clarity in this short-story collection. There's the mousy librarian who falls for an “anarchi…

Cock and Bull Story

A corruption of a concocted and bully story. The catch-pennies hawked about the streets are still called cocks- i.e. concocted things. Bully is the Danish bullen (exaggerated), our bull-rus…