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Slow

Stupid, dull. A “quick boy” is one who is sharp and active. Awfully slow, slang for very tupid and dull. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Slow Coac…

Slow Coach

A dawdle. As a slow coach in the old coaching-days “got on” slowly, so one that “gets on” slowly is a slow coach. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Super Slow Pitch

Super Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Ritch’s/Superior (4); Howard’s/Western Steer and Steele’s Sports (3); Lighthouse/Worth and Long Haul (2).Year 1981Howard's/Western Steer…

Major Slow Pitch

Major Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Gatliff Auto Sales, Riverside Paving and Skip Hogan A.C. (3); Campbell Carpets, Hamilton Tailoring, Howard’s Furniture, Long Haul TPS and New Construc…

Moses Slow of Speech

The account given in the Talmud (vi.) is as follows: Pharach was one day sitting on his throne with Moses on his lap, when the child took off the king's crown and put it on his own head. T…

Who's the Last Survivor?

A look back at Infoplease predictions for the final castaway by Gerry Brown These Predictions Were Made in the Summer of 2000. #1 Pick: Susan …

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson became the 17th president of the United States after the 1865 assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Johnson was an unlikely man for the job: he had been a poor tailor in Tennessee before he…

Walt Whitman: On Journeys Through the States

On Journeys Through the StatesOn journeys through the States we start, (Ay through the world, urged by these songs, Sailing henceforth to every land, to every sea,) We willing learners of all,…