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The Rise and Fall of the English Sentence

“Evidence shows that the most insular scientific communities have led the march away from elaborated sentences in favor of complex, compressed nouns: Science articles in specialist publications such as the Journal of Cell Biology contain fewer relative clauses and more … Continue reading

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Peanuts is being re-run on GoComics. “Jesus!” is a comment under this one. I laughed.

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The 21st Century

She’s cuddling him to get ahead in the dog-eat-dog world of zoos and nature preserves.

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What is this god-damned idiot’s infatuation with unraveling healthcare? Q: Did you ever think we’d have a certifiable moron as President? A: Not in my most sinister nightmares.

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Valhalla Rising

It’s worth watching the whole thing.

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John Mulaney

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Acoustic “I Want to Tell You about What I Want”

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Norm MacDonald is another in a series of ‘3 Stooges’ kind of guys, not that his humor is any kind of the same, but that women don’t get him. What the fuck up is with women?

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Spinnewebe From the dawn of the net. Probably mostly Bboard days. I discovered this at the very end, where these people were months from moving on. I miss those days sometimes.

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Bowling is Gross and Weird

I stopped bowling because putting on shoes that are not mine is gross and weird. In the nineties, I guess. Don’t ask me to don somebody else’s clothing. How did that even become a thing.

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Darn Tootin’

Or, I think I can say it because we’re all adults here, Damn Tarting.

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More Legroom

If I pay you an extra fifty dollars, I don’t want you to pinch me less hard, I want you to stop fucking pinching me. That’s why “more legroom” coach is such a hard sell. Yes, it’s better than regular … Continue reading

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Home sys admin

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I seen em first!


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scuba suit

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Welcome back to the eighties

Yosemite hikes as a twenty-something many times had Translator as the soundtrack.

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Big Idea

If you wet a pizza box beforehand, you can squeeze it down to its atomic components, which will allow it to fit in the smallest, least hefty garbage bags (this is really my best gift to western civilization, you’re welcome)

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Welcome back to the eighties. We’ve missed you.

There’s a possibility I wouldn’t like these guys if I knew more about them, so I refuse to know anything more.

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The difference between the fiftieth time and the five hundredth. Wouldn’t it be great if every time were the fiftieth time?

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another way it is

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