Original Post Major General William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835–November 12, 1906), commander of the 5th Army Corps in 1898, has a Bacon number of 7! 7. William Rufus Shafter was in Surrender of General Toral (1898) with Joseph Wheeler. 6. Joseph Wheeler was in General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff… Read More »
Discussing the origin of the phrase “Heaven helps those who help themselves”, I made the claim that it did not originate in the Bible/Quran, but in the UFO song “Lights Out”. So, to prove my claim, I whipped out the Strangers in the Night CD (because it was easier to get to than the Lights… Read More »
I did not write this. It came from a Facebook group I belong to. Q: How many people does it take to change a light bulb on Facebook? 1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed. 14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how… Read More »
This post is in progress. More information is being added. Audio Editors Audacity Website: https://www.audacityteam.org/ Platforms: Windows Free. Open Source. MediaHuman Audio Converter Website: Platforms: mp3DirectCut Website: http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html Platforms: Mp3tag Website: https://www.mp3tag.de/en/index.html Platforms: OS X, Windows Browsers Chrome Website: Platforms: Privacy Badger for Chrome Firefox Website: Platforms: Privacy Badger for Firefox… Read More »
And a woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke. — Rudyard Kipling, “The Betrothed” in Rudyard Kipling’s Verse, Inclusive Edition, 1885–1918 The Betrothed “You must choose between me and your cigar.” Breach of Promise Case, circa, 1885 OPEN the old cigar-box, get me a Cuba stout, For things are running crossways,… Read More »
Peter piper, without pretension to precocity or profoundness, puts pen to paper to produce these puzzling pages, purposely to please the palates of pretty prattling playfellows, proudly presuming that with proper penetration it will probably, and perhaps positively, prove a peculiarly pleasant and profitable path to proper, plain and precise pronunciation.
He prays parents to purchase this playful performance, partly to pay him for his patience and pains; partly to provide for the printers and publishers; but principally to prevent the pernicious prevalence of perverse pronunciation.
Did Albert Einstein really play an electric guitar?
I found this comment on a Facebook post: It got me thinking, somewhere there needs to be a collection of barfing images you can paste into the comments section on Facebook and other places, even here if you want to. So I went to Google Images and did a search. Here are a few that… Read More »
𝕃𝕠𝕠𝕜 𝕒𝕥 𝕨𝕙𝕒𝕥 𝕀 𝕔𝕒𝕟 𝕕𝕠! Lᴏᴏᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴡʜᴀᴛ I ᴄᴀɴ ᴅᴏ! Lоок дт шндт Ї cди dо! I can make fancy characters to put in Facebook posts and other places where I’m limited to characters with no formatting options. This is your basic set of alphanumeric characters: the capital letters A–Z, the lower-case letters a–z, and the… Read More »
Precision Syndicate, LLC, a custom gun manufacturer in Odessa, Texas, modified a Glock to resemble the famous “Nintendo Zapper” gun that came with the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your view of guns), it’s a one-off build and will not be produced for other people. They posted a couple of photos… Read More »