I'm culturally immersed, is what I am, and so often things happen around me which I find unusual, surprising, unexpected, and notable. Take, for example, the loud explosive sounds I heard tonight, whose source I identified as some fireworks being set off a few blocks away.
|... and the lunatics yelling at the moon, it's the end of the world, yes!|
No idea why. October 10th? Was it a celebration of sports, or history, or current events? Educate me or guess in the comments below.
This post's theme word is auscultate, "to listen to the sounds made by internal organs to aid in diagnosis." My experience in civil auscultation suggested a group party.