October already? You know what that means: It’s decorative gourd season, motherfuckers.
Mug via McSweeney’s Store.
A retired lecturer in medieval history has found what appears to be the earliest use of… 395 more words
2 months ago
Simple Moments of Life
I recently read a joke in which there were two brothers, who had the same name ‘John’. One brother was a tourist bus operator, while the other was an undertaker. 405 more words
Roots of Kinship
The Brooklyn Historical Society has a photo of the week blog post and this week’s post is a photo of the Abraham & Strauss department store, circa 1895. 154 more words
2 months, 1 week ago
I’m starting a collection. Updates as I find them.
And from the Rockford Register Star’s obituary page:
MARY K. HEAD, 88 CHANA – Mary K. 102 more words
Elizabeth Vallone - Raconteur
“What’s in a name?” asked Juliet in Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. She had just learned that her lover’s surname belonged to a family that was her parents’ enemy. 1,187 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Three by M.E./Rhymes of the Times
3. Ones hard to pronounce.
Unless it is yours-
Then the sound easily pours.
3 months ago