There was an old, and sadly funny joke about the Evolution of Math Quizzes that went like this: 1960s A logger cuts and sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost […]
Mr. Word’s definition of the day: to gush
“To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.” — Webster, 1913. For example, this snippet from today’s New York Times editorial. Americans are […]
Merry Federally Recognized Holiday of December 25 That, in Order Not to Offend, Shall Remain Nameless
Or just plain Merry Christmas!
One of the most promising new webcomics—Wayward Robot—discussed on the podcast Web Comic Beacon (at about the 24th minute). The comic is drawn by my younger son.
Beer: alcohol, calories, and carbs
Which beer style has the most calories? In general: porters. The least: lager, the style of beer with which you are probably most familiar. Budweiser, Miller, Coors, the majority of all mass-market […]