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Tailgate Time!

Football season means BBQ’s and Tailgates! We went to the University of Oregon vs. UCLA game this last weekend, Go DUCKS! It was a morning game so we grilled up some breakfast burritos and poured some Brass Monkeys. 147 more words

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Season 3 - A fairy tale of Leith Walk

Psyched to begin our 3rd season in the league tonight. The team was so close to not happening 2 years back but we stuck to our guns, vowed not to go back to existing clubs and a spot in the league opened up days before the season began. 63 more words

Percussive Etymology - Cold enough to freeze something off a brass monkey

It’s time for the second instalment of Percussive Etymology. In this fortnightly feature my trusty hammer and I will explore the origins of one of the many quirky phrases contained in the English language. 925 more words


Happy Birthday, Little Sis!

Today is my sister Jennifer’s birthday, so I thought I’d wish her a Happy Birthday on the blog, Modern Philosophers.  Won’t you join me?

That’s her on the left.  525 more words