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mala fide: (Late Latin) With or in bad faith, treacherously.

Monday, May 28, 2007

The Unfact™ of the Month

The Unfact™ is, to the best of our knowledge, completely false and unsupportable. We are not responsible for any consequences that are bound to occur if you are silly enough to believe it.

Martin Waldseemüller did not name the Americas after Amerigo Vespucci, but after the "friendly reception", amichevole ricezione in Vespucci’s native Italian, Vespucci reported in his journal after visiting Trinidad. Vespucci used a shorthand system that rendered the phrase as ami rice and this influenced Waldseemüller’s choice of name.


Scommetterei il mio ultimo espresso su esso!

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Monday, May 21, 2007

Class


"I like the word ‘indolence.’ It makes my laziness seem classy."

Bern Williams

See above.

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Monday, May 14, 2007

Trivia


"Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons."

Bertrand Russell

And no pie.

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Monday, May 7, 2007

Things Ray Says #146

"Ideology has no place in politics."

(Insert rimshot here.)

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