- Via Constrained Katie:
Quietly without much notice The
Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form has accumulated
(as I type) 15029 word definitions in limerick form. A sample limerick
definition for "bat":
A bat is a mammal that's small,
Flies at night with a sonar-like call.
Like a rat or a mouse,
If there's one in the house,
I am not very happy at all.
Threat or menace?
- Jacob Sullum
has no problem with brutal honesty when it comes to government spending
on "public" broadcasting. Reporting Senator Schumer's
idiotic "Don't starve Big Bird" cry, Sullum notes:
As the father of a 2-year-old, I see Sesame Street almost every day, and I've noticed something Markey hasn't: Big Bird could stand to lose a few pounds.
Good point; Bird (his closest friends call him "Bird") didn't get that pear shape by sticking to birdseed.
- Via Geek Press, explanations
here) for my excessive salivating … no, that's not
what it explains. It explains something, OK? I call for full funding
of this research.