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Maybe this one will work?LINK.
She tartly rejected any suggestion that the planet was named for the Disney dog.Then I guess this guy is right out.
She's named Venetia Phair and the best she could come up with is Pluto?!
Which raises an interesting question: Does Althouse want to be a Polyester Bride?I was talking, not two days agoTo a certain bartender I'm lucky to knowAnd I asked Henry, my bartending friendIf I should bother dating unfamous menAnd Henry said,"You're lucky to even know me,You're lucky to be alive.You're lucky to be drinking here for free,'cause I'm a sucker for your lucky, pretty eyes."
I like grandpappy's name - Falconer Madan
So she lived to see its rise and fall.
You gotta love that name... Venetia Phair... sort of sounds like Liz's more proper, elegant sister.
Too bad it has lost its planethood
PLUTO was chosen because in addition to continuing with the theme of Roman names of Greek gods, the first two letters were "PL" which were also the initials of Percival Lowell. When Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto he was working at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff and studying a region of the sky that Lowell had predicted it would appear in.As far as Pluto losing its status as a planet, I always thought that was rather ironic since the meeting at which that occurred was held in Europe. And if Pluto is not a planet then neither is Europe a continent (geological scientists will tell you that there is no European plate, but rather only a Eurasian plate, which Europe is really just a peninsula stuck on the Asian continent.) Geologically speaking, if any portion of the Asian continent deserves to be designated as a separate continent it would be India, not Europe.
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