Things I Learned: 2011-02

In which I failed.

  • littoral – adj. pertaining to the shore area [source]
  • The following directors have never won a Oscar for Best Director: Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Sidney Lumet, Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Kubrick, Spike Lee. [source]
  • chundering – n. UK slang for vomiting [source]
  • The Green Bay Packers are a non-profit, community owner organization– the only one in American pro sports. [source] [more info]
  • Wikipedia article of the month: Toilet paper orientation.  Complete with 127 footnotes.
  • President Lincoln suffered from clinical depression for most of his adult life, and it was widely known to his contemporaries.  Sad Abe day? [source]

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