Tag Archives: Humour

Aggro Nyms

Mm: rather go with the knee lift- than the knee jerk reaction, unless you have splendid patellas: you don’t want to suffer from prepatellar bursitis, no. P.S. Some acronyms are more unfortunate than others. h/t: Addressing the ethical issues raised … Continue reading

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Touché Cliché

So, there’s a pussyhat in the V&A, but no wiki yet. Sunday Mental Gym Poem: de-monstrate, not tell I have been reading lists of clichés; listening to talks about random violence-or-not at chuckycheezes spoiler: it’s usually a domestic affair Also: … Continue reading

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Irony’s Achilles’ Heel

H/T: Irony punctuation I can do better, says Achilles via Blogger http://ift.tt/2nmhMOf

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The Tell-Tale Teeth

H/T: Neanderthal teeth tell tales of diet and medicine/ Ars Technica/ Cathleen O’Grady via Blogger http://ift.tt/2mnDjqw

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Alligator Alley

Blue skies! Mangroves! Lunch al fresco! Highway 75 through the Everglades is very straight. It is also comprehensively fenced. The new fence looks to be about six feet tall, topped with barbed wire and sun cell-powered cameras. It looks menacing … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Skew

Skew haiku: Advice to young screw Somewhat flippantly given Better to be bolt via Blogger http://ift.tt/2mhLG5y

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Gutter Mutter

Get your page numbers out of the gutter! Something, something butter Mutter, mutter via Blogger http://ift.tt/2kJoooE

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Cybismic Spark Plug

It never rains but it pours. My flat roof has sprung a leak again. Probably not respectable when water dribbles from your receptacles. I think Joseph Nechvatal had alliterative fun writing this: Two Cy Twombly Exhibitions Marry Myth and Sensuality. … Continue reading

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I Be Running Around Like

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Notable Nimba

Imagine sleeping for six months of your rare gravidity. h/t: Sandberger-Loua L, Müller H, Rödel M-O (2017) A review of the reproductive biology of the only known matrotrophic viviparous anuran, the West African Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(1): … Continue reading

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