I’ve always liked the internet phenomenon of maths/science diagrams illustrating song titles, for example these quirky pictures. Here’s my first attempt. There may be more.
At last the truth can be told …
Washington Post readers are asked to submit alternative meanings for common words: (Thanks to Mark Gorman for this. You can hear new ones most weeks on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.) 1. Coffee (n): the person upon whom one coughs. 2. Flabbergasted (adj): appalled over how much weight you have gained. 3. … Read moreWord fun
A few tips for infanticipating women by Dr Sandra Segget of Gargunnock Royal Infirmary Trust Plc. Dedicated to all children and the fathers that bore them [to tears]. Babies and the Law Babies are considered by the law to be in utero until born, when they are in loco parentis, the parents’ home. Babies, position … Read moreGive It a Wide Birth!
This is from the marketing literature for a software product I’m look at for work. I’ve XXXed the name as I might have to work with these people 😉 The consensus of early adopters has confirmed that XXXX is a disruptive technology and will lead to a paradigm shift. Deep validation confirms that XXXX is … Read morePseud’s corner
Interesting programme last night by Derren Brown , exploring the willingness of spiritual/New Age/alien-abductionist/evangelicals in the US to accept Brown (under assumed identities) as a possessor of spiritual abilities, which of course fit with their particular school. To his credit Brown did not mock them, although by demonstrating mediumship, laying on of hands and remote viewing … Read moreSnake Oil and physics