Monthly Archives: November 2010

Looking for a dead cat

Today’s word from A Word A Day is “kvetch.” Perfect. After five days away with the dogs, we came home to let out the cats. The alley cat bolted to get outdoors but the brown cat was nowhere to be … Continue reading

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Q: What’s the difference between…

…an autistic savant and someone with CRS? A: I don’t remember. Savant Art == PT

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I predict…

…a dry winter. OTOH, 511.com looks useful…. [… PennDOT is ready for winter – are you? The Intelligencer By: GEORGE MATTAR Last winter, 370 crashes resulted in three fatalities and 215 injuries on snowy or icy roads. Remember last winter? … Continue reading

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Cheaper than jail

And probably more effective. [… Bucks County’s drug court program is now using ankle bracelets that detect and report alcohol use. […] An emerging technology that monitors participants around the clock for alcohol use will help offenders stay on track … Continue reading

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“It is a good day to fly.” –Modern Lakota Saying

Hey–Barney’s no rent-a-cop!!! 2:09 (From Guido.) == PT Sent from my iPad […] Subject: Fwd: Fw: TSA Video . . . The protest is addressed to the lowly staffers, which is silly, but it’s a cute little ditty.

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Pettifogging

Recently I’ve received email complaints about such topics as President Obama’s missing necktie, Mrs. Obama’s choice of clothing (and, BTW, her God-given figure), and a minor grammatical transgression by the Transportation Safety Administration. When I responded that I thought these … Continue reading

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Ethnic Heaven and Hell

(From A Word A Day.) == PT Sent from my iPad […] In heaven, the police are British, the chefs are French, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian, and everything is organized by the Swiss. In hell, the … Continue reading

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