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Trussvilian Etymology

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments

I wonder how many people living in Trussville, Alabama, actually know what a truss is?

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Funnie Boan

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

“Your to funny,” she messages to me. “Their, their,” I want to respond, “I hadn’t ment to be humerus: Its just an observation.”

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Zounds! Chicago-Style Politics!!

November 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

I don’t know if I am more aghast at the shrill idiocy within the text or the shameless copyright infringement of the Godfather design.

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Beware the Haiku Minutes!

October 19th, 2012 · No Comments

At work, I was asked to stop using words people can’t understand in my monthly meeting minutes. Words like “adjourned” and “respectively.” They should know better than to make requests like that of me. I will start writing the minutes using only words of five letters or less. Or I may compose an entire meeting’s […]

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Grocery Store Lingua

October 9th, 2012 · No Comments

Later, I went through the self check-out line and chose “Spanish.” Mmm, that lady inside the computer sounded so sexy: “bolsa,” “credito.” Highlight of my day.

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Ratio

July 1st, 2012 · No Comments

larb : lard :: brawl : drawl

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New Words 082712

June 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Powerlessment; bewilderness.

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Rhythm without Meaning V

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Spanish Main bowler hat artichoke hearts

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Rhythm without Meaning IV

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

money facts pickle chips elephant parts

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Rhythm without Meaning III

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

when you leave record sleeve Heineken sip chicken leash grammar fiche dollar bill clip

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