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The best gifts I received this year are a bottle of Lemon Up shampoo and an unabridged dictionary (in hard copy). The Lemon Up played right to the nostalgia that runs high with my family at this time of year. … Continue reading
Hard to tell if these are real, but some are certainly funny. Below are some samples: 19.”This course kept me out of trouble from 2-4:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.” 20.”Most of us spent the 1st 3 weeks terrified of the … Continue reading
Via. My recent cookie based fortunes include: The person you are thinking of is also thinking of you. You have an ability to sense and know higher truth. You will become a philanthropist in your later years. You have the … Continue reading
I guess this is supposed to make you think: “Jeebus! Holy ____!” And here is how they do it in Texas: –Ann Bartow
Here’s the official University of South Carolina Seal: Here is a two color version with “sample” across the front to prevent subversive bloggers like me from making illicit millions by using it without permission: Here’s the official University information about … Continue reading
Law Schools Ranked By the Number of Corrupt Public Officials They Graduated As usual, Yale and Harvard come out on top. (You might have already guessed the source.)
Via, by way of The Faculty Lounge.
Never saw this condom factory tour on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood!
Spaghetti Cake! The “spaghetti” is just buttercream piped through a large round tip, the “sauce” is strawberry jam tinted with yellow & white food colours, the “meatballs” are Ferrero Rocher truffles and the “cheese” is shaved white chocolate! From here.
From an e-mail sent by our University Fire Marshall: In keeping everyone safe to enjoy the holidays, we want to remind the members of the USC community of the regulations governing fire safety and holiday decorations. Chapter 8 of The … Continue reading
The University of South Carolina? Or that other USC located someplace out west? Incorrect answers will not make it through moderation! Incidentally, rumor has it that due to trademark infringement concerns that other USC is thinking of replacing Tommy … Continue reading
The makers of a prosthetic penis to help men cheat on drugs tests have pleaded guilty to two charges of conspiracy in a US federal court.
From the BBC: The two men, George Wills and Robert Catalano, had been selling the device – known as the Whizzinator – over the internet for three years. The device was sold with a heating element and fake urine to … Continue reading
We discuss commas, too. Readers, when listing items in a series, do you use the “serial comma,” aka the comma before the conjunction? The Chicago Manual of Style says you should. The New York Times Manual of Style and … Continue reading
Hillary Clinton Got The Most Votes Of Any “Write-In” Presidential Candidate In Duval County Florida. She Even Outperformed Jesus!
This news outlet reports: Some voters expecting to vote for Barack Obama or John McCain two weeks ago were surprised to see 11 other names on the ballot. But 736 voters in Duval County weren’t happy with any of the … Continue reading
Lake Superior State University has an annual list overused words. For 2007 they were: Perfect storm Webinar Waterboarding Organic Wordsmith/wordsmithing* Post 9/11 Give back Author/authored â€˜Blank’ is the new â€˜Blank’ or â€˜X’ is the new â€˜Y’ Surge Black Friday Back … Continue reading
Here. It starts getting good about 1:30 in…
10. Vote tabulation has to be restarted every time someone spots a squirrel. 9. Lots of growling whenever someone mentions that McCain is a vet. 8. Entire election thrown into chaos when it’s alleged that thousands of voters *appeared* to … Continue reading
This is cleverly done.