So many good words
A truck loaded with thousands of copies of Roget’s Thesaurus crashed yesterday losing its entire load. Witnesses were stunned, startled, aghast, taken aback, stupefied, confused, shocked, rattled, paralyses, dazed, bewildered, mixed up, surprised, awed, dumbfounded, nonplussed, flabbergasted, astounded, amazed, confounded, astonished, overwhelmed, horrified, numbed, speechless, and perplexed.
All Laced Up
Thoughts About Food and Eating
Of all the utensils invented to eat rice, how did two sticks win?
Eggs Benedict served on a hubcap – because there’s no plate like chrome for the hollandaise.
For anybody else that’s getting coal for Christmas, maybe we can link up and get the grill going or something.
Before you marry someone, find out if their family drinks mimosas or runs 5K on holiday mornings.
Ignorance, Knowledge, Science
There are three levels of ignorance. Simple ignorance is just not knowing and knowing you don’t know. Compound ignorance is thinking you know but knowing so little you can’t recognize your own ignorance. Tertiary malignant ignorance is then not knowing, thinking you do know and that, for their own good, others should be forced to conform to what you believe.
– quadrant.org.au; opinion-knowing-dont-know –
Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks; but an accumulation of facts is no more science than a pile of bricks is a house.
– Henri Poincare –
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Last but not least: