Monthly Archives: August 2011

I’m always “up” for some Jeopardy.

I’ll take “Lovely Rita” for $100, Alex. (Though I guess you can’t be a “meter maid” if you’ve been “meter made”.)

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They keep using that “whord”.

Following the political jockeying between the Prez’s speech and the Republican debate?  Hopefully not, since you all have lives. But here’s what caught my eye: Obama promised to use the speech “to lay out a series of bipartisan proposals… Er…it … Continue reading

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Great minds think ali…no, wait, that probably doesn’t apply here.

Charlie Martin sent the same joke to Instapundit that I did to Taranto.  Because it’s a classic of the ouvre, the idiom, the jest!  And of course there is but one poster child for this specific word play: Thank all that is … Continue reading

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Leftists are a cowardly and superstitious lot.

(You do know where the title originated, right?)  Exhibit A:  Ruth Marcus Perry’s ideas range from wrongheaded to terrifying: requiring federal judges to stand for reappointment and reconfirmation; and letting Congress override the Supreme Court with a two-thirds vote in … Continue reading

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“Penises are sticking up for fire everywhere.”

Now that would be news!  (With apologies to James Taranto for stealing his schtick.) Once again the establishment is telling us that men are morally superior to women.  Note that if both college students have been drinking, it’s the man … Continue reading

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Oh boy ohboyohboyOHBOY! Vinge-ance is mine!

My strategy of obliviousness finally paid off!  There is no better writer than Vernor Vinge, but there are also…few… … …slo…wer…ones.  So I have to continually forget V.V.’s existence in order to cope with ordinary unVingeful life.  But now…(DRUM ROLL)…October … Continue reading

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There’s a huge difference.

You can avoid your family if you want.

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