Category Archives: Where vocabulary goes to die

Roger And Elaine

I believe I have participated in roughly 10,000 conversations exactly like this one. Continue reading

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Search Term Roundup II

Here is a smattering of search terms that led poor helpless victims readers to my site. i will smite you: No.  I will smite you.  Don’t bet against a Curmudgeon in a fight! freedom to say no to a job:  … Continue reading

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Search Term Roundup

One purpose of the internet is to connect insane Google search terms to irrelevant bloggers.  Here are some search terms that inexplicably pointed my way: annoying bitch text: Yes I’m annoying and I bitch a lot.  You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlas Shrugged Get Over It

I appreciate thoughtful literature. Quit laughing! I may look like an imbecile but it’s (usually) an act. Sadly, deep thought sometimes gets unfairly lumped with dour pretentious preachy sermonizers. I will not abide such asshattery. So, unless it’s superlative, it … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Triage Mowing

Winter held on doggedly and springtime was as cold and unforgiving as an accountant’s frown. Farmers whined about unplowable fields, the woodpile ran out, and the dirt road turned into a quagmire. (Global warming my ass: this is all because … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Patchouli

Tragically, Nancy at Excels at Nothing was exposed to hippies in their natural environment (a protest of course). She coined a superb term to use when referring to a group of hippies. On another note, it was determined that a … Continue reading

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A Phrase For The Ages

Tam at View From The Porch alerts us to a new and improbably named weapon called the “Elite Tactical Advantage Devastator Shotgun” and then comments as follows: “We have officially crossed the mall ninja marketing buzzword event horizon.” That’s some … Continue reading

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When Mind Boggling Isn’t An Exaggeration

mind-bog·gling (mndbglng) adj. Informal Intellectually or emotionally overwhelming A common theory is that humans just aren’t good at comprehending numbers which are very big or very small.  My experience with people (nearly all of which are human) bears this out. … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: “Spillionares”

It is said that “when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail”.  I’ve long theorized that the Government has one and only one tool; spending money.  Which is the reason when something bad … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Awareness

One of my favorite coffee shops is hosting an art show.  They do this regularly and usually I like it.  Anything that pretties up the walls is a good thing. However this particular show apparently has a “purpose”.  I know … Continue reading

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