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I don’t speak anything other than English, even though I took a couple years of Latin in high school a hundred years ago.  I did find those classes helpful in deciphering the meanings of many words in Webster’s Dictionary, because Latin was one of the first languages and everything has to have a beginning. 504 more words

On Misinterpretation

The last ever dolphin message was misinterpreted as a surprisingly sophisticated attempt to do a double-backwards-somersault through a hoop whilst whistling the ‘Star Spangled Banner’, but in fact the message was this: So long and thanks for all the fish.

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Did I hear this correctly?

It is a strange situation that we find ourselves in, both 71 years of age and we have become the carers of a 99 year parent. 338 more words

If you’re an Equalist, you’re a Feminist. 

“What is Feminism? Is it like the man gets 3 vadapavs and woman gets just 1?” asked my best friend. “Yes. But the reality is more like, Man gets 3 vadapavs whereas woman is the one who’s unwillingly cooking the Vadapav and hardly gets any to eat.” I replied. 1,041 more words


Philosophical pirates, intellectual outlaws

When I was young, probably in college, I’d occasionally hear a person talking about this or that luminary, describing them as a “Rhodes Scholar… 215 more words



Sometimes the internet is a wonderful place full of resources and opportunities and sometimes it’s full of bullcrap and terrible people and even some not so terrible people who just don’t get what you’re saying. 170 more words


Having Words With Myself

Every now and then the playback needle in my brain skips a groove and ends up on a different track altogether.  (And if you don’t understand that reference, you’re probably too young to be reading my blog.) 502 more words

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