Category: Humor

Veni, Vidi, Bibi

September 15th, 2009
This one's for Ray Lavoie, who doesn't read this blog: Julius Caesar walks into a bar. He tells the bartender: "I'll have a Martinus." The bartender, confused, thinks for a moment and then asks: "Do you mean a Martini?" Caesar replies: "Had I w… more »

Gained in Translation

September 8th, 2009
To: My German Correspondent Re: Your Pseudo-Renaissance Fantasy Novel Yes, 'Ball' is a perfectly legitimate English last name (witness Lucille Ball), and yes, there is a Ball State University, and yes, it is called a cannon "ball" so the name does h… more »

Be Sure to Notice the Hat

August 27th, 2009
Like many young Americans, I was always puzzled by the verse in 'Yankee Doodle' that states: "Stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni." Why would Yankee Doodle call his hat, or possibly the feather, macaroni? What similarity to curled pasta… more »

Liberal Misrepresentation

August 14th, 2009
According to Paul Krugman, the liberal economist Paul Krugman just gave a televised interview in which he gave the impression that he was wearing a suit - when, in fact, he wasn't! more »

It's an ill wind which blows no good

July 29th, 2009
Lifted from essentialsaltes: A building in the 8900 block of Sepulveda caught fire this morning. Of course, since the fire was in the medical marijuana clinic, things are pretty laid back here at the office this morning. more »