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Reading a newspaper standing is like...

Reading a newspaper is like…

… wearing a kilt. It’s long and drapes down. Reading a newspaper. How quaint. Real paper. Real ink. Big paper, at that. Paper so long that it drapes down in front of you. The paper blows around in the wind. Such old traditions. Some people still wear kilts. Some people still read print newspapers.

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The creatures that carry around liquids

Imagine arriving to another world in the morning. The planet is inhabited with creatures carrying open containers filled with liquid. That would be kinda strange, right? There are no other creatures on planet earth that carry around containers of liquid in the morning. Oh wait. Humans. With coffee. Do humans really need coffee THAT badly […]

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What the Post Office tells us about zip codes for the White House and President

Oddities lurk in the list of all the White House zip codes

  What is the zip code for the White House? The Post Office suggests many zip codes for the White House. Use the Post Office Zip Code suggestion form, and search for: 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The Post Office gives this list of zip code suggestions: 20500-0001: PRESIDENT 20500-0002: FIRST LADY 20500-0003: WHITE HOUSE 20500-0004: THE WHITE HOUSE […]

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2013 Glasses

2013-shaped glasses

2013 glasses photo by paul.hadsall via create commons license, dog photo by me If I was around a dog, and if I was around a pair of 2013-shaped glasses, it would be a safe bet that the 2013-shaped glasses would end up on the dog.

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New sizes for everything

Starbucks is able to make up their own names for sizes. — Trenta (916 mL) — Venti (591 mL) — Grande (473 mL) — Tall (354 mL) I want to make up my own names for sizes. — Redonk (extra large) — Uuuuh (large) — Ok (medium) — Not enough (small) — WTF (fun size) […]

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