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Geraldine

(3 syl., g soft). The Fair Geraldine. Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald is so called in the Earl of Surrey's poems. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GeraniumGeraint' …

Monk

in printing, is a black smear or blotch made by leaving too much ink on the part. Caxton set up his printing-press in the scriptorium of Westminster Abbey; and the associations of this plac…

Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Ferraro was the first woman ever to run on a major party presidential ticket in the United States. A Democrat, she was Walter Mondale's running mate in 1984 in his losing race with incumben…

Geraldine Ferraro

First woman to run on a major party presidential ticket in the United StatesBorn: 8/26/1935Birthplace: Newburgh, NYDied: 3/26/2011 (Boston, MA) Geraldine …

Geraldine Page

Geraldine PageactressBorn: 11/22/1924Birthplace: Kirksville, Missouri Page turned in many notable performances on stage and screen, often playing fragile, eccentric characters. After 7 Oscar n…

Geraldine Page

Geraldine PageactressBorn: 11/22/1924Birthplace: Kirksville, Missouri Page turned in many notable performances on stage and screen, often playing fragile, eccentric characters. After 7 Oscar n…

Thelonious Monk

Name at birth: Thellous Junior MonkThelonious Sphere Monk is considered one of the most important (and eccentric) jazz composers of the century. One of the early practitioners of bebop during the 194…

A Monk Swimming

Author:Malachy McCourtPublisher:Hyperion The first reaction to Malachy's memoir is inevitably that he's trying to cash in on the fame of his brother, Frank, the writer who pen…

Monk Lewis

Matthew Gregory Lewis is so called from his novel entitled The Monk. (1773-1818.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Monk listening to a BirdMonk A B C D E …

Monk of Westminster

Richard of Cirencester, the historian. (Fourteenth century.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894MonkeyMonk listening to a Bird A B C D E F G H I J K L…