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Cousin Bette

Director:Des McAnuffWriters:Lynn Siefert and Susan TarrDirector of Photography:Andrzej SekulaEditor:Barry BrownMusic:Simon BoswellProduction Designer:Hugo Luczyc-WyhowskiProducers:Sarah Radcly…

Bette

CBSWednesday 8:00–8:30 p.m. Cast:Bette Midler, Kevin Dunn, Lindsay Lohan, Joanna Gleason The feisty diva takes aim at her own image in this shrill comedy about a larger-than-life star wh…

Bette Midler

Bette Midler is the brash, talented and enduring performer whose career across five decades includes pop stardom, an Oscar nomination and Grammy and Tony awards. Bette Midler was a local hit as a bat…

Bette Davis

Name at birth: Ruth Elizabeth DavisTart-tongued and independent, Bette Davis was one of America's biggest movies stars in the years surrounding World War II. After several supporting roles in the earl…

Thaddeus BETTS

Senate Years of Service: 1839-1840Party: WhigBETTS, Thaddeus, a Senator from Connecticut; born in Norwalk, Conn., February 4, 1789; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Yale Colleg…

Robert Gordon COUSINS

COUSINS, Robert Gordon, a Representative from Iowa; born on a farm, “Indian Lodge,“ near Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, January 31, 1859; attended the common schools, and was graduated from Cornel…

Brewer's: Cousin Betsy

A half-witted person, a “Bess of Bedlam” (q.v.). “[None] can say Foster's wronged him of a penny, or gave short measure to a child or a cousin Betsy.” —Mrs. G…

Brewer's: Cousin

Blackstone says that Henry IV., being related or allied to every earl in the kingdom, artfully and constantly acknowledged the connection in all public acts. The usage has descended to his …

Brewer's: Cousin Jack

So Cornishmen are called in the western counties. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Cousin MichaelCousin-german A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P …

Brewer's: Cousin Michael

(or Michel). The Germans are so called. Michel, in Old German, means “gross,” cousin Michel is meant to indicate a slow, heavy, simple, unrefined, coarse-feeding people. Sourc…