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Improbably Jubilees
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Louis Epstein
2017-01-09 23:10:19 UTC
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Back in 2013 someone asked "What Comes After a Diamond Jubilee?"
and we were favored with a list of contrived names for very rare
anniversaries to carry on the name traditions despite having
used up the ascending sequence of ever-more-valuable substances
with Diamond for the 60th,capping up with "Oak" for the 80th.

Today I learned there are people who have dubbed the 90th
anniversary "Granite".

Queen Elizabeth II marks her 65th year of reign and 70th year
of marriage this year,but the odds are still against 20 or 25
more,much though Lord Olivier may have meant "May the Queen live
forever!" at the end of "A Queen is Crowned".

Time will tell.

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The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
Donald4564
2017-01-10 00:57:46 UTC
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Post by Louis Epstein
Back in 2013 someone asked "What Comes After a Diamond Jubilee?"
and we were favored with a list of contrived names for very rare
anniversaries to carry on the name traditions despite having
used up the ascending sequence of ever-more-valuable substances
with Diamond for the 60th,capping up with "Oak" for the 80th.
Today I learned there are people who have dubbed the 90th
anniversary "Granite".
Queen Elizabeth II marks her 65th year of reign and 70th year
of marriage this year,but the odds are still against 20 or 25
more,much though Lord Olivier may have meant "May the Queen live
forever!" at the end of "A Queen is Crowned".
Time will tell.
-=-=-
The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
It is not without possibility that Her Majesty will achieve the same innings as her dear mother of happy memory. If she reaches the age of 101 she will have reigned for 75 years. It is my fervent hope that she sees that day - and what a day it will be!

Regards
Donald Binks
Louis Epstein
2017-01-10 04:08:21 UTC
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Post by Louis Epstein
Back in 2013 someone asked "What Comes After a Diamond Jubilee?"
and we were favored with a list of contrived names for very rare
anniversaries to carry on the name traditions despite having
used up the ascending sequence of ever-more-valuable substances
with Diamond for the 60th,capping up with "Oak" for the 80th.
Today I learned there are people who have dubbed the 90th
anniversary "Granite".
Queen Elizabeth II marks her 65th year of reign and 70th year
of marriage this year,but the odds are still against 20 or 25
more,much though Lord Olivier may have meant "May the Queen live
forever!" at the end of "A Queen is Crowned".
Time will tell.
It is not without possibility that Her Majesty will achieve the same
innings as her dear mother of happy memory. If she reaches the age of
101 she will have reigned for 75 years. It is my fervent hope that she
sees that day - and what a day it will be!
To be wished for,yes...but a long way from likely.
(The UK longevity record is held by Charlotte Marion (Milburn) Hughes,
August 1st 1877-March 17th 1993).

2027 would potentially see the Queen mark 75 years on the Throne
in February,turn 101 in April,and pass her mother's longevity in
December,a month after her son reached 79.
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Regards
Donald Binks
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The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
Louis Epstein
2017-03-02 18:55:54 UTC
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Louis Epstein <***@put.com> wrote:

Just adjusting subject line to what I meant it to be.
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Post by Louis Epstein
Back in 2013 someone asked "What Comes After a Diamond Jubilee?"
and we were favored with a list of contrived names for very rare
anniversaries to carry on the name traditions despite having
used up the ascending sequence of ever-more-valuable substances
with Diamond for the 60th,capping up with "Oak" for the 80th.
Today I learned there are people who have dubbed the 90th
anniversary "Granite".
And the 85th,for whatever reason,"Wine".
But once the values cease to escalate the meaning is lost.
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Post by Donald4564
Post by Louis Epstein
Queen Elizabeth II marks her 65th year of reign and 70th year
of marriage this year,but the odds are still against 20 or 25
more,much though Lord Olivier may have meant "May the Queen live
forever!" at the end of "A Queen is Crowned".
Time will tell.
It is not without possibility that Her Majesty will achieve the same
innings as her dear mother of happy memory. If she reaches the age of
101 she will have reigned for 75 years. It is my fervent hope that she
sees that day - and what a day it will be!
To be wished for,yes...but a long way from likely.
(The UK longevity record is held by Charlotte Marion (Milburn) Hughes,
August 1st 1877-March 17th 1993).
2027 would potentially see the Queen mark 75 years on the Throne
in February,turn 101 in April,and pass her mother's longevity in
December,a month after her son reached 79.
Post by Donald4564
Regards
Donald Binks
Post by Louis Epstein
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The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
David Amicus
2017-01-10 06:52:19 UTC
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Post by Louis Epstein
Back in 2013 someone asked "What Comes After a Diamond Jubilee?"
and we were favored with a list of contrived names for very rare
anniversaries to carry on the name traditions despite having
used up the ascending sequence of ever-more-valuable substances
with Diamond for the 60th,capping up with "Oak" for the 80th.
Today I learned there are people who have dubbed the 90th
anniversary "Granite".
Queen Elizabeth II marks her 65th year of reign and 70th year
of marriage this year,but the odds are still against 20 or 25
more,much though Lord Olivier may have meant "May the Queen live
forever!" at the end of "A Queen is Crowned".
Time will tell.
-=-=-
The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
It is not without possibility that Her Majesty will achieve the same innings as her dear mother of happy memory. If she reaches the age of 101 she will have reigned for 75 years. It is my fervent hope that she sees that day - and what a day it will be!
Regards
Donald Binks
AMEN!!!
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