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Factoid Friday

Due to the “naughty” dancing of the can-can girls, and the scantily clad models on 1800s French postcards, the British equated anything risqué with France. In fact, that’s how the […]

Thesaurus Thursday

appertain [ap-er-teyn]   Main Entry: relate Part of Speech: verb Definition: correlate, pertain Synonyms: affect, ally, appertain , apply, ascribe, assign, associate, be joined with, be relevant to, bear upon, […]

Fuzzy Socks and Fuzzy Minds

It’s gotten cold again, so I’ve busted out the Fuzzy Socks. Not that they were ever really put away. It is March afterall. So, I bust out the socks and […]

Quote of the Week

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. ~Chuck Palahniuk

Word of the Week

chicanery chi·can·er·y    [shi-key-nuh-ree, chi-] noun, plural -er·ies. 1. trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry: He resorted to the worst flattery and chicanery to win the job. 2. a […]

Random Fact of the Week

Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category. Not sure what that portends, but it’s pretty cool none-the-less.

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