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Primed

Full and ready to deliver a speech. We say of a man whose head is full of his subject, “He is primed to the muzzle.” Of course, the allusion is to firearms. Source: Dictionary…

Prime

(l syl.). In the Catholic Church the first canonical hour after lauds. Milton terms sunrise “that sweet hour of prime.” (Paradise Lost, bk. v. 170.) “All night long ... ca…

Jean Chretien

Jean Chretien was first elected to Canada's House of Commons in 1963, beginning a stretch of nearly 30 years of unbroken service in government posts. From 1986-1990 he practiced law privately, but in…

Canadian Prime Ministers Since 1867

This page lists the term in office, political party, and the name of each prime minister of Canada from 1867 to the present.Term Prime Minister Party1867–1873 Sir John A. Macdonald Conse…

Adam Brody

Actor Adam Brody is best known to American television viewers as adorably geeky Seth Cohen, from the series The O.C. He grew up in San Diego and began his acting career in the late 1990s, moving to Ho…

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody is a New York actor who is known to international audiences as the star of Roman Polanski's 2002 film, The Pianist. Brody started in small roles in the late 1980s and early '90s, finally…

Prime Factors

Some numbers can be evenly divided only by 1 and themselves. These are prime numbers. Factors that are prime numbers are called prime factors. Every whole number greater than one is either a …

Miss Cleo

Name at birth: Youree HarrisA sassy self-proclaimed psychic with a lilting Caribbean accent, Miss Cleo was the star of late-night TV infomercials in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Claiming to be a m…

Miss Congeniality

Director:Donald PetrieWriters:Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford, Caryn LucasWarner Bros. and Caste Rock Entertainment; PG-13; 105 minutesRelease:12/00Cast:Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt…