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“What do you want, a bloody photograph?”

While Railfan* and I were discussing the Inquisition, I remembered my favorite document of that era, the transcript of Poalo Veronese’s trial for heresy for a painting of the Last Supper. It strongly resembles a Monty Python sketch.** The very … Continue reading

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Catharsis.

The kids are all, for the most part, gone. One is home, but working. One is at school. One, God help me, teaches English… in Seoul, South Korea. [Yet another reason the Trump presidency has been bad for my blood … Continue reading

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QOTD.

Tim Fouts of the country a cappella group Home Free, about the Westboro Baptist Church: “I personally prefer ladies, but I’d kiss a dude to piss them off.” (He also said, “I’m not celebrating those misguided idiots, I’m just happy … Continue reading

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Now for something completely different….

I needed  a short break from reading political news and stressing about the state of our Republic, so I am re-reading various Terry Pratchett books. It was either Pratchett or Pride and Prejudice, and I don’t even have the emotional … Continue reading

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But of course.

Most years, several members of our family ask for impossible things on their Christmas list. One year, Railfan asked for a girlfriend and some C4. (We told him no, we weren’t going to get him the C4 since we were … Continue reading

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” It is almost as if Plaintiff ’s counsel chose the opinion by throwing long range darts at the Federal Reporter…”

 Bradshaw v. Unity Marine Corp. (147F Supp. 2d 668 (S.D. Tex. 2001)) just may be the most entertaining court ruling I have ever read. I am making a spectacle of myself in Starbucks as I giggle, snort, and laugh outright at … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising.

(Note: We didn’t either, but I did get a laugh at the sign.)

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Hmmm…

My two rotating playlists lately are “Humor” and “Broadway Favorites.” I know this will never happen, but I would love to see Weird Al do a Broadway parody album. (And yes, I know about, and love, Forbidden Broadway.)

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Overheard at dinner the other night…

“If pi r squared, then cobbler r rectangled.”

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Please let me sulk alone.

Marvin the Paranoid Android becomes a sysadmin.

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More Thesis funnies.

I have previously written about lolmythesis.com.  I have noticed people starting to add the title of their thesis under their statement of what the thesis is about.  The often discord between the two makes them even more amusing. Examples: Imagine … Continue reading

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Given that in previous years the media has used up the words “Snowmaggedon” and “Snowpocalypse” to describe epic winter storms, they need to come up with new ones for the most recent slamming the East Coast.  The Red-Headed Menace suggested … Continue reading

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Over at Lawyers, Guns, and Money, SEK has a great story about one young man’s experience with forces greater than himself. Oh, and basketball.

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*rimshot*

Yesterday, The Red-Headed Menace said that in his AP American History class they were watching “The Civil War.”  He has recently watched “Jazz,” and I just got through watching “The National Parks.” When I suggested that this evening we watch … Continue reading

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The combination of my sons playing in the other room, and my occasional reviewing of the iconic 1996 version of Pride and Predjudice has given me an idea: Jane Austen D & D.  “Roll 18, receive offer of marriage from … Continue reading

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Tad cranky, are we?

One case where a judge speaking her mind is really amusing: “Judge says Apple is ‘smoking crack’ after seeing rebuttal witness list.” Given the circumstances mentioned in the article, it might not have been such an unwarranted question. For the … Continue reading

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Laughing hard, I am.

wcg at Live Journal pointed me to the wonder that is  #wookieleaks. My favorites, other than the ones listed in the article? “Plans to drain Degoba swamps to build planet sized WalMart meets resistance from green party. ” (@jjd241) and … Continue reading

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