The history of T.G.I.F

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What can the world’s famous restaurant chain and a movie about a disco of the late 70s share in common?  The day of the week! The T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants and the “Thank God It’s Friday” movie has made the T.G.I.F expression extremely popular.
T.G.I.F stands for “Thank Goodness It’s Friday” or “Thank God It’s Friday. In the middle of 1960s the T.G.I.F expression became a common expression of relief at the end of the work week and anticipation of relaxing or partying over the weekend.  It was popularized by the restaurant T.G.I. Friday’s in 1965, but only at the end of 1970s after the release of “Thank God It’s Friday” the phrase became even more popular.

Business man freeing himself from his work load © Piotr Marcinski

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Photo of the Week: Highway

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In civilized countries, cars appeared in the twentieth century, before the appearance of modern roads. Millionaire William Vanderbilt used to love speed, and in 1930 he set a national record in his custom-made Renault: he sped up to 90 miles per hour on the beach in Florida. In 1908, Vanderbilt financed the construction of the first American highway in the full sense of the word. His Long Island Motor Parkway, at first only five feet wide and nine miles in length, was revolutionary. That long-distance trail was built as a special project, made of a specially designed concrete and included intersections and 65 bridges.

Old Picture Design - American Country

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Movies about photography

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If you are related to photoart, surely, it would be interesting for you to watch some of these movies.  We’ll start from old movies and then we’ll go back to nowadays masterpieces.

The first well-known movie about photography is “Rear window” directed by Alfred Hitchcock. In this movie the main character is a photographer who suddenly becomes a witness of a murder. Since 1954 this movie has got many awards and turned to a legendary masterpiece in cinematographic culture.

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