Tuesday, August 30
| Humphrey Bogart
You scored 33% Tough, 9% Roguish, 38% Friendly, and 14% Charming!
You're the original man of honor, rough and tough but willing to stick
your neck out when you need to, despite what you might say to the
contrary. You're a complex character full of spit and vinegar, but with
a soft heart and a tender streak that you try to hide. There's usually
a complicated dame in the picture, someone who sees the real you behind
all the tough talk and can dish it out as well as you can. You're not
easy to get next to, but when you find the right partner, you're caring
and loyal to a fault. A big fault. But you take it on the chin and move
on, nursing your pain inside and maintaining your armor...until the
next dame walks in. Or possibly the same dame, and of all the gin
joints in all the world, it had to be yours. Co-stars include Ingrid
Bergman and Lauren Bacall, hot chicks with problems.
Find out what kind of classic dame you'd make by taking the Classic Dames Test.
|My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
|Link: The Classic Leading Man Test written by gidgetgoes on Ok Cupid
(Via Jimmy Stewart)
Friday, August 26
Website of the Day is Double-Tongued Word Wrester, a dictionary of words "from the fringes of English". Frex, Finnegan Pin:
1938-39 A.T. Rosen @ Brooklyn, N.Y. LOTJ Ã¢â‚¬Å“Gas Station SlangÃ¢â‚¬Â: Finegan pinÃ¢â‚¬Â¦[struck] a vague expression to cover the fact that something in the car in [ sic] wrong but not yet exactly known, a whosis, etc. Its [ sic] akin to the slang expression, A paper-stretcher, or left-handed pencil.[end struck text] Non-existent auto part which mechanic blames for trouble he cannot locate.Oh, and check out the entry for beal.
Wednesday, August 24
Even when they're two-dimensional.
Sunday, August 21
The Barrel O' BabiesThis is one strange game.
The villagers discovered a large barrel bobbing in the surf today. Unlike your average barrel, this one contains toddlers wrapped in blankets! They probably got lost during the exodus that brought the villagers to Isola. [What, and they've been in suspended animation for the thirty years since then?] Luckily, they found their way here to their kinfolk.
Wednesday, August 17
Oh deary me.
(Via Peeve Farm)
Saturday, August 13
Take the quiz: "Which Holy Grail Character Are You?"
Oh, I am afraid our life must seem very dull and quiet compared to yours. We are but eight score young blondes and brunettes, all between sixteen and nineteen- and- a- half, cut off in this castle with no one to protect us.
(Stolen from Bridgekeeper Ted)
Saturday, August 06
Open letter to Kansas School Board.
Someone else had the little chart, but I found the link at the Bad Astronomy Blog.
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