John F. Kennedy

So, let us not be blind to our differences—but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved. Discuss …read more

More cowbell

More cowbell Who Said it first: The Bruce Dickinson Where: Saturday Night Live – TV show When: April 2000 More Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/More_cowbell

American Craft Movement

Witnessing the late-19th-century severance of American culture from its Colonial American and Native American craft roots, early proponents of the American craft movement began to advocate for well-designed and crafted objects in the American home. Today, independent studio artists continue that work by producing fine art using methods such as glass blowing, pottery, and weaving. […]

Eggcorns and mondegreens

What the heck are these? Eggcorns and mondegreens   http://grammarist.com/mondegreens/    

“Make it so.”

“Make it so.” Who: Jean Luc Picard Where: TV Series Star Trek When: 28 September 1987 More Info: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Jean-Luc_Picard

Happy median or happy medium?

Which is it? Happy median or happy medium? http://grammarist.com/eggcorns/happy-median-or-happy-medium/

Awww, man! They gave me broccoli again!

Awww, man! They gave me broccoli again! I found a Catch Phrase Creator on a website and had to try it out. Doesn’t make much sense but I like it! Try it yourself (and don’t forget to send me any good ones). http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=whats-your-random-catch-phrase  

“Live long and prosper.”

“Live long and prosper.”

Beer

The world’s oldest and most popular alcoholic beverage, beer is recorded in the written history of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia and may have been brewed as early as the 6th millennium BCE. Today, approximately 35 billion gallons of beer are sold each year throughout the world. It is produced by fermenting sugars derived from starch-based […]

“In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then He made school boards.” – Mark Twain

“In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then He made school boards.” – Mark Twain

abridgment

Definition: (noun) A shortened version of a written work. Synonyms: condensation, capsule. Usage: In a word, I gave him an abridgment of this whole history; I gave him a picture of my conduct for fifty years in miniature. Discuss …read more

Codex Seraphinianus

Written and illustrated by Italian architect and industrial designer Luigi Serafini over a 30-month period from 1976 to 1978, Codex Seraphinianus is a visual encyclopedia of an unknown world. Each of the book’s 11 chapters uses an incomprehensible alphabetic language and colorful textbook-style illustrations to describe the world’s nature and various aspects of life, including […]

If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down. – Kevin Spacey

If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down.Kevin Spacey Source: If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down. – Kevin Spacey at BrainyQuote

Tragedy of the commons

The tragedy of the commons is an economic theory of a situation within a shared-resource system where individual users acting independently and rationally according to their own self-interest behave contrary to the common good of all users by depleting that resource.   Source: Tragedy of the commons – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. Discuss …read more

I refuse to believe that corporations are people until Texas executes one.

I refuse to believe that corporations are people until Texas executes one. – A Tagline from somewhere sometime back.

“Luke. I am your father!”

Project Excelsior

As jets began flying higher and faster, the US Air Force became increasingly worried about the safety of its flight crew. Project Excelsior was initiated in 1958 to design a multi-stage parachute system that would allow a safe, controlled descent after a high-altitude ejection. In 1959 and 1960, Captain Joseph Kittinger made a series of […]

Testing 1 2 3 4…..

Yeah this is a test. How we doing so far?

Double Entendre

double entendre is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in either of two ways, having a double meaning. Typically one of the meanings is obvious, given the context whereas the other may require more thought. The innuendo may convey a message that would be socially awkward, sexually […]

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