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(free) Sci-Fi Novel Serialization: Free Radicals -- Chapter 11

We’re serializing Zeke Teflon’s entire science fiction novel,  Free Radicals: A Novel of Utopia and Dystopia, in daily installments.  Links to preceding chapters immediately follow this brief intro, with the current chapter below the links.  2,637 more words

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Our 9th grade student has read “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” a short-story by Ambrose Bierce.  In a nutshell, it focuses on Peyton Farquhar, an American politician and slave owner facing execution. 68 more words

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Thought For The Day

Quote: Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.~ Ambrose Bierce

Proverb: What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.~Swedish


Snarky Goodness from 1911

DICTIONARYn. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work.

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Supping with the Devil ('s Dictionary)...

Ambrose Bierce,  the epitome of Satirical Old Scrotedom, has long made me laugh – or at least he would have done had he not had the gall to sneer his cynical way into the sepulchre some forty-four years before I put in an appearance. 238 more words