Little Johnny watched, fascinated, as his mother smoothed cold cream on her face. "Why do you do that, mommy?" he asked. "To make myself beautiful," said his mother, who then began removing the cream with a tissue. "What's the matter?" asked Little Johnny. "Giving up?"
Born 22 Mar 1785; died 27 Jan 1873 at age 87. English geologist who first applied the name Cambrian to the geologic period of time, now dated at 570 to 505 million years ago.