great 19th c. euphemism for knocking back wine: to “dine freely.” @TrollopeSociety
Parried the rental-car insurance upsell:
“And how will you be protecting the car, sir?”
–”With my wits.”
The physics behind the way geckos adhere to walls is insane. I figured it was suction or a sticky secretion. Wrong!
Cafe at LGA called “Bisoux” but correct plural is “bisous”, no? May be misremembering
… turns out i am right. #analphabetisme
one of my chief problems is that i dont hang out w/ enough scintillating people. if you scintillate please contact me
BTW Ben A, sorry I didn’t see your gif was animated … my computer died and I had to reinstall all my software incl. browsers and it seems this firefox version is set not to auto-play animated gifs by default …
A good zinger from George Will. Although I suppose the tu quoque is that is beat a foreign policy of catastrophic, but decisive action.
I have failed — it’s a gif. You need to click it, I guess…
I’m covered in hard, bony plates
devious marketing ploy: banner ad so mis-targeted (e.g. in Farsi) that you click it just to confuse Big Data, but it links to stuff you actually want