- CharleyCharlie Patton, 1881–1934, U.S. blues guitarist and singer.
- George Smith,1885–1945, U.S. general.
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As anybody who has seen his now famous rant on Parks and Recreation knows, Patton Oswalt can get a little obsessed.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire
January 6, 2015
Patton is a triumphant representative of resistance in black America.
Black children, Patton argues, are rarely granted the public privileges of childhood.
The worst part, however, is the apparent text messages that poison the screen—seemingly a conversation between Thicke and Patton.We Should Celebrate Social Media's Slaying of Robin Thicke
July 4, 2014
In fact, he has spent the rest of 2014 publicly pleading with Patton for forgiveness.Robin Thicke’s ‘Paula’ Is What You Shouldn’t Do When You Get Dumped
June 26, 2014
To the south, General Patton's forces were plowing into Czechoslovakia.The Invisible Government
"He's one of the mysteries," said Patton, rising to take his leave.
"Especially when the minions of the law are after them," grinned Patton.
Patton volunteered for the task of getting the potatoes into the ashes.
I hope her spirits, your health and Patton's gout are all better.
- George Smith. 1885–1945, US general, who successfully developed tank warfare as an extension of cavalry tactics in World War II: captured Palermo, Sicily (1942) and much of France (1944)
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