Every week, CM presents a brief collection of noteworthy, useful, or just interesting sites we've turned up and actually checked.
Please send us URLs and evaluations of any web-sites you think deserve the exposure.
Plus, of course, weekly features --
"THIS WEEK we check out silver dimes and quarters, jobs & job opportunities available to you, what kind of money you can make selling stuff from your home, why nobody will hire you if you're 13 years old, and more."
Johnson, Samuel (Dr. Johnson; the Great Cham of Literature) Eng. aut., critic, & lexicographer; wrote "Dictionary of the English Language" 1747-1755, novel "Rasselas" 1759, 10-volume "Lives of the Poets" 1779-1781 _1709-1784Okay, correct as far as it goes (I think; I don't even know what a Cham is), but not a lot of information on one of the greatest figures of the eighteenth century. How's it do on the Canadian portion of the quiz? A zero for Robertson Davies, and this for Wayne Gretzky:
Gretzky, Wayne Can. hockey player; holds record for career goals scored _1961--CM Note: as of Nov 2001, the entry for Wayne Gretzky had been changed to:
My desk encyclopedia did better (and was faster) on every query. Plus, it cost a lot less than an Internet connection.
The term "dinosaur" has had a long history of misrepresentation. A few simple points must be kept in mind when discussing these animals:True enough. Look at progressive rock. . . .
Not everything big and dead is a dinosaur.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
-- Winston Churchill
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