Monday, November 28, 2005

the karate kid wax off

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita is dead at 73. "Arnold" has left the building. Catching flies with chopsticks is now left to the younger generation.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

the nth degree

You know the expression "to the nth degree"? Supposedly, the "n" in nth is some unknown, or some magnificent number.

However, n can only represent about 70% of all whole numbers. It cannot be a 1, 2, or 3, because then you'd have to say nst, nnd, or nrd. (The exceptions are numbers that end in 11, 12, or 13. They can end with th.)

Saturday, November 05, 2005


Why is it whenever you hear reports of someone considering ending their life that they are "contemplating" suicide?

"I hope you're not contemplating suicide."

"No, I am just thinking about it."

From where I come, contemplation is quiet meditation.