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Monthly Archives: January 2013

NFL: A Bad Lip Reading

So great:

Romeo and Juliet go to Costco

Smithsonian had a fun article on the Rose and Jack could have both survived hypothesis; I had seen the Mythbusters episode some time ago. As is often the case, the comments to the article are funnier than the article.  Here’s one: A true love story ends in death. If the story carries on after marriage, […]


I read a short story by Arthur C. Clarke this evening titled The Lion of Comarre.  In it I came across the word interregnum; here is the Merriam-Webster definition.  I’ll look it up in the OED soon and perhaps update the post if there is further interest. In a nice coincidence, Wikipedia gives as one […]