BRAIN ON DRUGS:
A stewardess on British Airlines claims that first class passengers often pay to have sex with flight attendants. (https://goo.gl/GzpyJH)
A photogenic Gorilla named Richard who lives at the Prague Zoo is going viral because he poses for the camera just like a human. (https://goo.gl/dftdQb)
60.7 percent of eligible voters participated in the 2004 presidential election, the highest percentage in 36 years. However, more than 78 million did not vote. This means President Bush was re-elected by less than 31% of all eligible voters in the United States.
David Bowie used to think he was being stalked by someone who is dressed like a giant pink rabbit. Bowie noticed the fan at several recent concerts, but became alarmed when he got on a plane and the bunny was also on board.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-To bewitch, allure or enchant.
-To allure, esp by melodious singing.
-To use the enticements of a siren; to act as a siren; to fascinate.
From Siren - “a sea nymph who by her singing lures sailors to their destruction," from Old French sereine (12c., Modern French sirène) and directly from Latin Siren (Late Latin Sirena), from Greek Seiren - one of the Seirenes, mythical sisters who enticed sailors to their deaths with their songs, also in Greek "a deceitful woman," perhaps literally "binder, entangler," from “seira" meaning cord or rope.
Used in a sentence:
“The lachrymogenic Lulubelle LeBelle, a rather melismatic busker, known locally as the subway sirenizer, would make more money if only she were more melodious than malodorous.”
FAKE NEWS OR FLORIDA:
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