If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
November 30, 2022
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2Taylor Swift : Anti-Hero
3Sam Smith : Unholy
4David Guetta : I'm Good (Blue)
5Brenda Lee : Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
6Mariah Carey : All I Want for Christmas Is You
7Bobby Helms : Jingle Bell Rock
8Meghan Trainor : Made You Look
9Michael Bublé : It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
10OneRepublic : I Ain't Worried
11Wham! : Last Christmas
12Steve Lacy : Bad Habit
13Lil Uzi Vert : Just Wanna Rock
14Harry Styles : As It Was
15Taylor Swift : Lavender Haze
16JVKE : golden hour
17Drake : Jimmy Cooks
18The Weeknd : Die For You
19Zach Bryan : Something in the Orange
20Chris Brown : Under The Influence
21Drake : Pussy & Millions
22Dean Martin : Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
23Andy Williams : It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Thu Dec 1A few flurries
A few flurries
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Fri Dec 2Cloudy
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Sat Dec 3Showers
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Sun Dec 4Sunny
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Mon Dec 5Chance of flurries or rain showers
Chance of flurries or rain showers
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noun (KWID-uh-tee)

Quiddity refers to the essence of a thing—that is, whatever makes something the type of thing that it is. Quiddity can also refer to a small and usually trivial complaint or criticism, or to a quirk or eccentricity in someone's behavior.

// The novelist’s genius was her unparalleled ability to capture the quiddity of the Maine seacoast in simple prose.

// He portrayed the character's quirks and quiddities with tender playfulness.

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“This is typical [of author Karl Ove] Knausgaard. He observes a subject so closely, mining so far into its essence—its quiddity—that the observations transcend banality and become compelling. In other words, he draws the space between the objects.” — Peter Murphy, The Irish Times, 20 Mar. 2018

"The true measure of all our actions is how long the good in them lasts... everything we do, we do for the young." - Elizabeth II
- Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Imperial Lives, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902), born in Garding, Duchy of Schleswig (d. 1903)
- Jagadish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist, polymath and writer, born in Munshiganj, British India (d. 1937)
- Jacques Barzun, French author (The House of Intellect), born in Créteil, France (d. 2012)
- Gyorgy Ranki, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1992)
- Joe B. Hall, American Basketball HOF coach (NCAA Division I C'ship 1978; University of Kentucky 1972-85), born in Cynthiana, Kentucky (d. 2022)
- Mandy Patinkin, American stage and screen actor (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), and singer (Sunday in the Park with George; Evita), born in Chicago, Illinois
- Marina de Tavira, Mexican actress (Roma), born in Mexico City, Mexico
- Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer

On this date in 1976, the Arkansas town of MacLeod Harbor noted that their total precipitation for the month of November had amounted to over 70 inches. This mark was established as a state record for any month of the year.

- First commercially successful AC electric power plant opens, Buffalo, NY
- National Football League Championship: Cleveland Bulldogs (7-1-1) [formerly Canton] win first past the post title
- 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards and the News)
- NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award
- Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation
- World's longest recorded rainbow - 8 hrs 58 min in Taipei's Yangmingshan mountain range
- Jacques Aliamet, French etcher and engraver, born in Abbeville, France (d. 1788)
- Jedediah Hotchkiss, American topographer and cartographer, born in Windsor, New York (d. 1899)
- John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1964)
- Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer ("Feel So High"; "You Gotta Be"; "Life")

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