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What’s in a name?…

Your correspondent, for one, has always puzzled over what piece of furniture he would be, if in fact he were a piece of furniture… and over what the name of that fixture– his name– would be.  Happily for those similarly puzzled, the good folks at Blogadilla have created the Swedish Furniture Name Generator.  One simply enters a name– for example, “Nora”– and viola:

One can try it oneself here.

As we rearrange our rooms
, we might wish an altitudinous birthday to Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, the inventor (with brother Jacques Étienne) of the hot air balloon; he was born on this date in 1740.

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier

Written by (Roughly) Daily

August 26, 2008 at 1:01 am

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