There is no surprise that Ellen Degeneres made her mark, yet again, at the Oscars last night. I enjoyed every gaf and gag as though I was a child enjoying the ceremony for the first time. What makes Ellen so endeering is that she can make jokes without attempting to ridicule or embarass groups of people. Thank you Ellen, for the good clean, honest fun. :-) You are certainly one of the best in my book.
to walk in a slow and confident way that makes people notice you
The tale of young George Washington’s refusal to tell a lie after cutting down his father’s cherry tree was told to us as grade schoolers to illustrate his probity