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Monday, September 27, 2010

Cinquante-deux ans! Il me donne l’incrédulité!

Ebook update. In the Year 2889 (La Journée d’un journaliste américain en 2889) by Jules Verne – Although it was written by Jules’ son Michel, it was based on Verne pere‘s notes. The French title covers it: “Day of an American journalist in 2889”. It’s an interesting short story, I love the overwrought 19th Century prose, I love the overwrought 19th Century prose, and that fact that it’s about as accurate asThe Jetsons.

…[T]he progress of hygiene…has lifted the mean of human life from 37 up to 52 years…

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Monday, September 20, 2010

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.

Delaware’s Codex Iustitia, passed in 1704, prescribes identical punishments for witchcraft and masturbation.

Who do you love?

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Monday, September 13, 2010

The more you know…

From Wikiquote's Latin Phrases.

Scire aliquid laus est, pudor est nihil discere velle. – "It is commendable to know some things, it is disgraceful to refuse to learn." – Seneca or maybe Seneca.

I don’t wanna hear it.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

You’re not wearing white, are you?

After Labor Day? What’s next, trailer park? Blue eye shadow?

None of that, now!

And it’s not like you’re entitled to anyway…

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