17 May 2012

Nearly random link farming


 Today, May 17, is the 220th anniversary of the Buttonwood Agreement.  The beginning of everything we nowadays mean by the phrase “Wall Street.”


Here’s a link that may shed some light on symbolic significance thereof.


John Travolta is the subject of some amusing allegations.


Well … I find them amusing, anyway.  And it seems I’m not alone.


This week’s Kentucky Derby did nothing for the horse named Alpha, but it did a favor for fans of murder mysteries.


And The Onion is on the case.


Some history of the phrase “person of interest.”


Which is also apparently a television show?


I’m reading a book by Detlev S. Schlichter. He may consider this a preliminary shout-out. Here’s the amazon page.

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