Porcupyn's Blog

February 15, 2008

Vote please!

Filed under: Our Languages — Porcupyn @ 1:28 pm

View and vote!

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February 7, 2008

Sit. Ubu. Sit. Good Dog!

Filed under: Family Ties — Porcupyn @ 6:31 pm

Family Ties, once more.

A question for those who know better. I got this after watching the second clip below – are the laughs in the background actual audience laughs or canned laughs, or is it actual audience laughs based on “Applause” displays?

One of the first episodes I watched, and a favourite.

Here is an episode guide.

February 2, 2008

Deep Thoughts …

Filed under: Humour — Porcupyn @ 10:32 pm

… with due apologies to Jack Handey!

Note to myself:

Try to stay away from big stores

– the day before a hurricane anywhere in the state
– the Superbowl

[saw this bank on the way back from friend’s house, and it brought back another pet peeve]
To me, the Fifth/Third Bank, sounds like only 33% of a bank (though it is the fifth 33%), not 166% of one (which is the intended effect).

February 1, 2008

I can’t take it any more!

Filed under: Our Languages,Peeves — Porcupyn @ 9:14 am

Can’t take what? The famous unquote, of course! What is it supposed to mean?

If you start with quote, and end with unquote, does the quote stand, or have you taken it back?

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