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Monday Miners: DONRIGSAY

Each Monday, give yourself one solid minute to try to come up with the longest word you can find by rearranging the letters below, and see if you can best the panel from the British comedy words-and-numbers show, 8 out … Continue reading

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Sonnet Sunday DS-003: Blessed Be Forescheduling

For rules and discussion of sonnet formats, pop over to this introduction. This week’s sonnet is a bit clunky, I must admit. When I wrote it I was a bit flustered with myself for writing it with a different rhyming … Continue reading

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Monday Miners: UGSEAMBPO

Each Monday, give yourself one solid minute to try to come up with the longest word you can find by rearranging the letters below, and see if you can best the panel from the British comedy words-and-numbers show, 8 out … Continue reading

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Masterlist of British vs US Words: Boot vs Trunk, Chips vs Fries, etc.

Just a quick but extensive list of words that are different in the UK-at-large from American English, but are generally the same thing. US: Chips (Doritos, etc) Brit: Crisps US: french fries, potato wedges Brit: chips US: Cookies (Oreos, etc) … Continue reading

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“Weekly Double Crosser” Puzzle Concept

This is a crossword puzzle concept I came up with sometime around 2003, but never really tried aggressively publishing any, until now. I’m putting it out there to see whether anyone might like this concept to become a legit weekly … Continue reading

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Tom Swifty Tuesday: Feb 2018 Week 2

My hemorrhoids can run circles around yours, and that’s just the way I like it,” Tom prolapsed. Come up with a better Tom Swifty joke than this, and your tweet will get featured on this post and added to the … Continue reading

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Masterlist of Tom Swifty Jokes

“Loads of Tom Swifty jokes are listed here,” Tom enumerated. Not all of them are great. Credit given if known, but due to the short nature of the joke and how simplistic the gag/pun is, more than one person will … Continue reading

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Can Facts Be False? YES. Here’s Why.

I assert that facts are objectively-provable statements, regardless of whether they are objectively true or objectively false.

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Monday Miners: OIESHMRAT

Each Monday, give yourself one solid minute to try to come up with the longest word you can find by rearranging the letters below, and see if you can best the panel from the British comedy words-and-numbers show, 8 out … Continue reading

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Sonnet Sunday for 2018-0210 / DS-002: Oh Brother, How Type Thou

For rules and discussion of sonnet formats, pop over to this introduction. This week’s sonnet is autobiographical, about a decision to buy a typewriter with gift money when I was a teenager, juuuust before computers really became mainstream. A ways … Continue reading

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