More Thoughts on Flags

Under the skin we are all brothers, but flags make me your enemy… well, flags and your disgusting food and your RIDICULOUS language. ♦ Flying a flag at half-mast indicates a death… often the death of the guy whose job it was to hoist the flag to the top of the pole. ♦ I pledged […]

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Mystery of the Mummy’s Cell Phone

Wiggly Adams was exasperated. “They still haven’t broken through the wall. These are the laziest workers I’ve ever hired” Professor Colin Winston chuckled warmly, “You’re the one who had to save money by hiring fewer whippers” “Well, the people I hired to whip the workers aren’t whipping hard enough. Perhaps if I hire someone to […]

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Great Milestones in Poetry

Second Millennia B.C.E – Gilgamesh tells the story of two brothers. One god-like and the other bestial. It was later adapted for television as The Odd Couple. ♦ Eighth Century B.C.E. – Homer writes the Odyssey and the Iliad. Homer was, by most accounts, blind and illiterate, so he had to memorize the entire work […]

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