A historical novel centering on the years leading up to the French Revolution
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way--in short, the period was so. - Charles Dickens
Barking is slang for "mad" and also the name of a station; it is 4 stops from West Ham, but the psych slang follows the formula "2 sandwiches short of a picnic", "Tuppence short of a shilling" (simple-minded/nuts)
Also featuring Speedy Gonzales
So it's 72 match points to the blancmange now ... This is indeed a grim day for the human race, Dan â€¦ But what's this? Two spectators have rushed onto the pitch with spoons and forks... what are they going to do?
1903 Physics, 1911 Chemistry
IMDB:8.6/10. Director: Peter Jackson. Won 2 Oscars and 3 Baftas. Also starring Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Liv Tyler, Billy Boyd, Andy Serkis, Dominic Monaghan, Christopher Lee etc. etc.
Electricity flows from a high to low level of potential.
1982. A best-seller, it is the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1983
The 2nd in the trilogy. A best-seller. The Lord of the Rings is considered to have had a great effect on modern fantasy; the impact of Tolkien's works is such that the use of the words "Tolkienian" and "Tolkienesque" has been recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary.
By Robert Louis Stevenson, 1888
Carl Perkins, A car accident prevented Perkins from belting out these iconic words on national TV. And, while he was laid up in a hospital, he had to watch Elvis do it. "Blue Suede Shoes" is the opening number of the Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet," which opened in New York in April, 2010.
1899, oil on canvas; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1982, US 12, UK 1 Adam Ant
1983, UK 18 Vanessa Carlton
1984; 9 weeks as #1 in the U.K.; second of three #1s in the same year for Frankie
To Winston Churchill, who responded "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second...if there is one."