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An Earth Day Story Written by a Bug

A quick note from The Nothing Expert before we get to the Earth Day Story Written by a Bug

My late younger brother was a practical joker, and he reserved his best jokes for me.   443 more words


The Whoopee Cushion

I drove my brother to the local drugstore this afternoon. Since there was nothing there I needed nor even wanted I just wandered the aisles for a while. 171 more words

World Bipolar Day!

For those who didn’t know, it was World Bipolar Day on March 30th. Only a bipolar person could introduce a World Bipolar Day the day before… 114 more words

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¡Inocente Para Siempre!

I never went in for that whole April Fool’s Day thing.

Yesterday, my online world displayed practical jokes and other minor hoaxes perpetrated by friends of mine and by people in the larger (“real”) world, and as I watched them go by, I was struck by how I could spot the “hoax-ness” of some of them right away, and others took me a moment. 733 more words

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Day 1 (v.2)


- IT’S A BRAND NEW DAY/MONTH/SEASON! I went on my inaugural more budget-conscious trip to the market. I mostly got stuff that I felt would be substantial, not just snacks or treats. 1,014 more words

Daily Posts

April Fools: What’s the harm?

I noticed a couple of curious things about April Fools this year. One is that when a prank is received well in the media it’s referred to as a practical joke, but when it goes wrong it’s called a hoax. 1,466 more words

April Fools

April Fool's Day Silliness

I am not always on the ball with the “small” holidays. Things like St. Patrick’s Day and April Fool’s Day tend to hit me as an afterthought on the day of. 232 more words