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Word of the Every So Often

December 14, 2018 

albedo:  (noun)  the light reflected off a surface, usually that of a planet or moon, measured on a scale of zero to one, zero being completely non-reflective (such as black), and one being completely reflective (such as a mirror).  Sir, we're going to have to ask you to put on your hat.  The albedo off of your head is disturbing the other fans.


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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Is There Really a Saint Hubbins?

In the movie This is Spin̈al Tap, the musician David St. Hubbins comments during the interviews at the end of the movie that there really was a St. Hubbins, who was the Patron Saint of Quality Footwear.  (Reiner)  So the question is:  Was there really a St. Hubbins?  After all, there are a lot of saints who are patrons of a lot of things.  So I looked it up.  More...

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