Monthly Archives: July 2013

Food, Glorious Food!

I am a junkie for free food. There, I’ve said it, and I don’t necessarily feel better for unloading, but it needed to be confessed. As a kid growing up in post-war Europe, food was scarce. Not starvation scarce, but … Continue reading

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Fashion Fatwa

The powers-that-be in Ocean City want to ban saggy shorts that allow colorful display of the wearers’ underwear. This will lower crime, they assert, though with little proof. Personally, I agree that having to look at a young man’s undies … Continue reading

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A Humble Notion Based on a Really, Really Bad Idea

OOh! Here’s a cool notion! Need a few bucks for a night on the town? A brief vacation or new X-Box 360 console? Don’t get a second job or pull those inelegant overtime hours! Instead, take your car to one … Continue reading

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The Odds

Recently I wrote about lottery odds, which are abysmally bad. In fact, the odds of getting the grand prize in either Mega Million or Powerball hover around 175,000,000 to one. This got me to thinking about other odds. Here, according … Continue reading

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Logos

Here’s something I noticed absently but never really paid much attention to. Most people outside the developed country sphere don’t find it necessary to have brand names displayed on their clothing. Example: The head coverings worn in most of the … Continue reading

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