Tag Archives: word play

Dilly and Dalí: Weeding

h/t: Digging up Dalí: what the spectacle of the artist’s exhumation reveals about us/ Prospect via Goodreads: “My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what’s really going on to be scared.” ― P.J. Plauger … Continue reading

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Spread-eagle-plaining

h/t: A.Word.A.Day –spread-eagle I wish I could fatten her up. via Blogger http://ift.tt/2wVDNJh

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Upscale Bug

Gatti is not impressed. On August 21 we will enjoy a 88% eclipse coverage that starts at 9:10 a.m. In Vancouver and in Toronto a 76% coverage that starts at 1:10 p.m. H/T: Into the shadow: What you need to … Continue reading

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Dillidiiëlle and Nougatti

 We unrolled the Shiraz carpet (pun!) from its long slumber in the garage storage at last. It is a bit odorous and a few goggas escaped from it. The cats were most intrigued. Maybe they can smell Starbuck and Pepper on … Continue reading

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FlyDay Pied Fly

Well, tomorrow I fly. I will miss the bird feeder and its garrulous visitors. I also feel sad for the blue jay, who met with the glass wall of infinity. I had been looking for a picture of a raven … Continue reading

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Camish Day

What else has 74 chromosomes? A llama. There is one, on the cover of The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley, which is rad-ish. The starlings have discovered the bird feeder. They are even more voracious than the blue jays, … Continue reading

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Anagram

PD, British Library Collection I love this picture of the Old World fruit bat, that hippopotamus-mawed wild-mouse! Megachiropteran cinematographer  Seychelles fruit bat, Liam Lysaght H/T: The Universe of Discourse via Blogger http://ift.tt/2qs8txp

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I, Kea

(Dis ‘n bak asana, die kea. ‘Clown of the mountains’, cousin of the kakapo. Get your Bakasana Balance gear; join the circus of kea!) h/t: How to do the Crow Pose; The Kea Parrot has a Call that’s as infectious as Laughter/ … Continue reading

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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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Exit Strategies

What a world we live in. Fish out of water…and the water heating up. ‘Just read The Economist’s article (behind pay wall) on future threats to business, with cyber security coming out tops… Also about exit strategies. Both then, in … Continue reading

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