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On Retirement

We were disappointed to learn this morning of the retirement of Frank Deford,  NPR’s Wednesday morning sports commentator, who has decided to hang it up after better than thirty-seven years.  We always enjoyed his program; he was witty, full of interesting trivia and interesting analysis, and always able to provide a unique perspective, both topically … Continue reading »

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Things I Wish I’d Said

There are only two meaningful players in economics – the market and force. Anyone who says they want to go around the market wants the option to shoot you. –Tonia JT McBride

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Dime(bag) For Your Thoughts?

Context: discussing Washington and Colorado’s recent legalization of marijuana. Prof. B.: In Colorado they sold a million dollars’ worth on the first day. Student: Think of the tax revenues of that.  They’re going to have some great highways. Smartarse Student: …no pun intended.

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Word of the Day

predicumentary: n.  A documentary that shows the future.  “Idiocracy is a predicumentary.”

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Oh, That Sounded Wrong

“…so you are suffering as a result of my nocturnal imaginings.” –Prof. H.

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Loopholes

loophole (noun, euphemistic): complying fully with the law as written

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Overthinking Questions in Songs

You’re so vain I’ll bet you think this song is about you Don’t you?  Don’t you? …given that the song is about him, doesn’t that just make him insightful?    

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We Write Like…

We write like H. P. Lovecraft I Write Like. Analyze your writing! (We analyzed this post.)

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Lawyer Meets Sysadmin

$ man suedo SYNOPSIS Obtain privileges by using a court INVOCATION Unfortunately by telling you how to invoke this command we would open ourselves as target. Please contact your lawyer for more information. SEE ALSO court(8), lawyer(8) http://news.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=3607225&cid=43342405

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Punography

Altogether now: groan!

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