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Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit Biography

scientistDied: April 9, 2007 (New Haven, Connecticut) Best Known as: astromoner and author of "The Bright Star Catalogue" Astromer who compiled "The Bright S…

Brewer's: Little

Thomas Moore published a volume of amatory poems in 1808, under the name of Thomas Little. “When first I came my proper name was Little- now I'm Moore.” Hood: The Wee Man. …

Little Richard

Name at birth: Richard Wayne PennimanAlong with Elvis Presley, Little Richard helped define the wild side of early rock and roll with sexualized songs and outrageous behavior on stage. Little Richard…

Rich Little

Rich Littleimpressionist, comedianBorn: 11/26/1938Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Perhaps the most impressive work Rich Little has done in movies is that about which most people are unawar…

Rich Little Biography

Rich Littleimpressionist, comedianBorn: 11/26/1938Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Perhaps the most impressive work Rich Little has done in movies is that about which most people are unawar…

Little Voice

Director/Writer: Mark HermanMiramax; R; 99 minutesRelease:11/98Cast: Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Caine and Ewan McGregor Little Voice is a spirited musical featuring the enormously …

Brewer's: Little John

A big stalwart fellow, named John Little (or John Nailor), who encountered Robin Hood, and gave him a sound thrashing, after which he was rechristened, and Robin stood godfather. Little Joh…

The Little Peasant

The Little Peasant There was a certain village wherein no one lived but really rich peasants, and just one poor one, whom they called the little peasant. He had not even so much as a cow, and …

Brewer's: Little Britain

or Brittany. Same as Armorica. Also called Benwic. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Little CorporalLittle A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Brewer's: Little Corporal

(The). Napoleon Bonaparte. So called after the battle of Lodi, in 1796, from his low stature, youthful age, and amazing courage. He was barely 5 ft. 2 in, in height. Source: Dictionary of…