July 31, 2007

Root Beer, Telephones, Tongues

  1. Root beer has no alcohol.
  2. Few people talk on telephones while swimming.
  3. Tongue twisters always leave tongues in their original shape.

July 30, 2007

Ice Cream, Cranberries, Sunny Days

  1. Ice cream is stored colder than 32 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Chocolate chip cookies taste very good with milk. Cranberry sauce does not.
  3. All days are sunny. What is limited is our ability to recognize it.

July 29, 2007

Caeser, Coke, Beer

  1. It is doubtful Julius Caeser ever met Dorothy Sayers.
  2. Coke does not add life.
  3. Dogs may be a man's best friend, but no dog has bought his friend a beer.

July 28, 2007

Grandfathers, Battle Cake, Luck

  1. No one currently living has ever met their natural great-great-great-great grandfather.
  2. "Battle cake' rhymes roughly with rattlesnake, but rarely comes up in conversation.
  3. There is no such thing as luck. There is such a thing as something happening despite being unlikely. Luck is an outside force increasing that likelihood, at which point, it is no longer lucky.

July 27, 2007

Novels, White House, Diamonds

  1. Much of a printed novel is, in fact, not printed.
  2. Parts of the White House aren't white.
  3. Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but it cannot hold a conversation.

July 26, 2007

Spitting, Charlie Brown, Oblong

  1. Spitting into the wind is ill-advised by singer Jim Croce, but spitting against the wind is worse.
  2. What was Charlie Brown's middle name?
  3. Oblong refers to a rectangular, but not square, shape. Why 'ob'?

July 25, 2007

Lucy, Gravity, Compact Disks

  • Ricky Ricardo, who sang "I Love Lucy"'s theme song, divorced Lucy.
  • If gravity didn't work, where would we be?
  • Many compact disks are semi-transparent. Press your eye close to one while holding the other side toward a brightly lit area.

July 24, 2007

Jerks, Milk, Boxers

  1. Just because someone is a jerk doesn't mean they are wrong.
  2. Milk takes the bitterness from coffee.
  3. Why are wallets called wallets, and boxers called boxers?

July 23, 2007

First, Traffic, HTML

  1. Being first in line helps. Sitting at the head table rarely helps as much.
  2. Traffic isn't slow if you don't want to go where you're headed.
  3. Ask five under-30 people who develop websites what the letter HTML stand for. Be surprised if three know.

July 22, 2007

English, Diddle, Shadows

  1. Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger) is not English, but he does speak English.
  2. Diddle rhymes with fiddle. Not much else does. Well, except for piddle... and riddle... and middle.
  3. Shadows prove there is light.

July 21, 2007

Nonsense Blogs, Reasons, Wildebeests

  1. The reasons people read nonsense blogs are not understood.
  2. If there's a good reason, do it. If there's a great reason, do it now. If there's a perfect reason, you should already be doing it.
  3. Never ride a wildebeest bareback.