January 06, 2006

 Friday's Musings


Pushing back the frontiers of ignorance..................

Congress passed a law that we would protect anyone associated with al Qaeda. It has also been called the anti-torture bill. Does that mean we don't have to see Joe Biden and John McCain on TV anymore?


Thomas's Thoughts..................................

Hell hath no fury like an old Plymouth

I'm on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already!

We are born naked, wet, and hungry. Then things get worse!

Some people can tell time by looking at the sun, but I've never been able to see the numbers.

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time


Sara's Section...................................

This is the International Year of Fresh Water Month

This is Cuckoo Dancing Week

January 15 is...Champion of the Month Day

January 15 is...Humanitarian Day [sponsored by PETA?]

January 15 is...Just Do It! - Make a Connection Day

January 16 is...Hot and Spicy Food International Day

January 16 is...National Nothing Day

January 16 is...Religious Freedom Day [everywhere but the USA]

January 17 is...Judgment Day [I knew this was coming!]

January 18 is...Creole Heritage Day

January 18 is...Eagle Days

January 19 is...Penguin Awareness Day

January 20 is...National Buttercrunch Day

January 20 is...National Hugging Day

January 21 is...Rid The World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day

January 21 is...Squirrel Appreciation Day [no smart remarks - please?]


Actual Headlines..........................

WHAT ARE THE ODDS? "Gambling Ship May Have Sunk" -- AP headline

DONALD TRUMP WANTS YOU TO KNOW YOU'RE REALLY, REALLY FIRED: "Next 'Apprentice' to be Shot in Calif." -- AP headline


Actual Books Printed..............................

Pernicious Pork; or, Astounding Revelations of the Evil Effects of Eating Swine Flesh; 1903

Thirty-six Reasons for Believing in Everlasting Punishment; 1887

A Year of No Importance; n.p. 1587

Life and Laughter 'midst the Cannibals; 1926

The Encyclopedia of Medical Ignorance; 1984

Optical Chick Sexing; 1954


That's about it from your embedded reporter, deep in Absurdia, the capital city of The Peoples Republic of Absurdistan.


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