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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #3

Which of the following is NOT a real of example of food or drink in an artistic title? (Click the link below to take the quiz in a pop-up window)  Follow my blog by email to be notified of future Semi-Literary Trivia

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #2

Oh freddled gruntbuggly, Thy micturitions are to me, As plurdled gabbleblotchits, On a lurgid bee, That mordiously hath bitled out, Its earted jurtles… …is an example of what? An early attempt at nonsense rhyme by Theodore Geisel, later known as

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Fun Shower Activities – Another Winning Blog Entry from Shut Up Dad

Fun Shower Activities With a Partner, to be exact. Be careful in there! But enjoy yourself. Plus: just what were those sounds?

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #1

Homer Simpson is the name of: A farmer who joins the Army after he loses his father’s Oklahoma land during the Dust Bowl, in James Jones’ From Here to Eternity. A plumber who is drafted to serve as a proctologist

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This is your brain on cartoons…

A New Yorker article explores why we laugh at cartoons — using New Yorker cartoons for illustration. Nice concept. But if you think too hard about what makes humor, do you destroy it? I must admit that when someone says,

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Not usually my bag of tea

“Spoken word” poetry is not something I have appreciated much, with the possible exception of William Shatner. But “To This Day” by Shane Koyczan is a powerful bit about bullying. The spoken word part makes it all the more vivid — as does

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Originally posted on Write Despite:
So tonight I’m sitting here with a laptop waiting for my daughter to finish her piano class. And this man asks me what I’m working on. “You’re not writing a novel, are you?” he says…

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Originally posted on Shit I Heart:
This must have been some copywriter’s dream job – by the guys over at Partners+Napier. While I’m not saying that I’d ever steal public signage, I’d like to have one of these in my…

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Reblogged below: How To Buy A Wolf Shirt

Writers and even real people would do well to connect with/tap into the spirit power of the animal world around us – or far from us, in many cases. But how to begin? Andrew from the “Shut Up Dad” blog

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Writers and even real people would do well to connect with/tap into the spirit power of the animal world around us – or far from us, in many cases. But how to begin? Andrew from the “Shut Up Dad” blog

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