Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Scream like a banshee. Celebrate but don’t become a hooligan or talk gobshite. Put on your brogues and dance a jib.
Mental Floss shared “10 Gaelic loanwords to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.” Also, The Book of Kells, a medieval masterpiece and one of Ireland’s greatest treasures, is now digitized and available online.
You may speak English, but can you speak British?
“Offie,” for example. Mental Floss shared “28 British slang terms you should know.“
He may not be as dumb as a box of rocks but he could be a nimcompoop, muttonhead or other ways to say stupd.
Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump.
Merriam-Webster looked up “seven old-fashioned and obscure ways to say ‘stupid.’ “
According to a September 30, 2014 Cosmopolitan article by Charles Manning on “12 Types of Cleavage and They Say About You” rear or butt cleavage
3. Butt Cleavage: You’re ambitious.
Yeah, your butt is showing. So what? You’re focused on what’s in front of you, not what’s behind you. Let ’em stare. You’re moving forward and all they can do is follow in your wake.
I went to the gym today and saw a lot of butt cleavage. It ain’t purty.
On the butt-meter scale,
Nice firm, rounded butt in tight jeans – 5 points
Saggy or flat butt – 3 points
At least I know you wear underwear – 1 point
Hint of cleavage – 0 points
Hairless butt cleavage- minus 1 point
Hairy butt with clean cleavage – minus 2 points
Hairy butt with embedded dirt (I hope that’s all it is) – minus 10 points.
Butt crack disgusts.
Jokes cracked can entertain.
Farts cracked can empty a room.
He who flies upside down and crashes plane dies with crack-up. (Fake Chinese cookie fortune.)
This is a 10 question quiz. I got 9 out of 10. It was one of their easier quizzes.
This quiz has a mixture of familiar and unfamiliar words. I scored 9 out of 13 and still scored in the upper 25%.
“What did you just call me?!” Try Merriam-Webster’s quiz “to see if you can respond appropriately.”
A Valentine’s Day quiz “for lovers and haters” was created by Merriam-Webster.
I didn’t do well. Obviously, Love is not my Forte when it comes to vocabulary. Got in the 45% category.. Hope you do better.
If the whole world loves a lover
and all the the world’s a stage
Do we really like that actor
Who does not act his age?
In tennis Love is nothing
A Love match has no score
What can tennis teach us
That we haven’t learned before?
L ive, love, learn, leave
O bserve, organize, orchestrate
V olunteer, verify, (never) vilify
E ndeavor, enlighten, encourage
Cliff House Restaurant, San Francisco, CA. Previous home of the Sutro Baths (1896-1966) The ruins can still be seen near the Restaurant. This is the picture for the unisex bathroom. The female and male figures also separately decorate the door of the women’s and men’s room.
How long the wait is depends upon how badly you need to go.
Brasserie Saison, Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, VA
Mudhouse Coffee, Crozet, Virginia
Unisex bathroom signs, Charlottesville area
Montpelier was the home of James and Dolly Madsion. President Madison is called Father of the Constitution and Archtect of the Bill of Rights. He was president during the War of 1812. The British eluded the American troops, attacking and burning many buildings in Washington, DC including the White House. Before the British arrived, Dolly saved many important painting and documents by putting them in a wagon and fleeing the capital before the British arrived. Montpelier is in Orange, Virginia along Route 20. The Montpelier Train Station currently has an exhibition from the Jim Crow South (before desegration began in the 1950s and 60s.).. The following pictures are from that exhibit.