No wonder the lights were out on 10th street

Part of a parking garage in Midtown Atlanta collapsed around lunch time.  No wonder the traffic lights on 10th street from Techwood to West Peachtree were on the blink as cops directed traffic.  And what do ya know?  The company that has a received a severe talking-to for its part in a walkway plopping-to-the-earth-below at the Atlanta Botanical Garden several months ago is going to get another lashing.  Click here for more info.

Things I learned today:

Marlon Brando’s name written in Chinese is

It’s pronounced, “ma-long bai-lan-du,” which translates as “Horse Dragon White Orchid Degree.”

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Gary Cooper is

It’s pronounced, “jia-lee gu-buo.”  It means roughly, “Wealthy Prophet Ancient Tree.”

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Paul Newman is

It’s pronounced, “bao-luo niu-man.”  It means roughly, “Include Button Neverending.”

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