Saturday, January 30, 2016

Mondegreen Mondegreen

Mondegreen, from the early fifties: "The term was inspired by '...and Lady Mondegreen', a misinterpretation of the line 'They slew the Earl of Moray and laid him on the green" from the Scottish ballad 'The Bonnie Earl O' Moray'."

Thanks, Cousin Victoria!

Eggcorn Eggcorn

Thanks, Cousin Victoria!

Honking meta!

Thanks, Pheas!

Friday, January 22, 2016

Even kids with chicken pox!

Thanks, Kathleen!

Escher Escher

Thanks, Mark!

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

-- --- .-. ... .

The theme music for Inspector Morse spells out M.O.R.S.E. in Morse Code. (And sometimes suspects!)

Yes, Google. Once again, that's what I meant!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Loaf Loafers

Thanks, Ducky!

Friday, January 8, 2016

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Correctly Correcting

"The Ottawa Citizen and Southam News wish to apologize for our apology to Mark Steyn, published Oct. 22. In correcting the incorrect statements about Mr. Steyn published Oct. 15, we incorrectly published the incorrect correction. We accept and regret that our original regrets were unacceptable." --- Ottawa Citizen and Southam News.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

If Then Else

Person of Interest

John Reese: [the Machine runs through a simplified mission simulation] Cooly delivered sadistic warning. 
Lionel Fusco: Self-deprecating inquiry into the time necessary to infiltrate system. 
Root: Funny yet insightful retort. 
Harold Finch: Mildly agitated declaration of mission completion. 
Harold Finch: [Objective complete] Gentle exhortation to further action. 
Root: [Root calls Shaw] Overly affectionate greeting. 
Sameen Shaw: Greeting. 
Root: Transparent rationale for conversation. 
Sameen Shaw: Annoyed attempt to deflect subtext. 
Root: Overt come-on. 
Sameen Shaw: Mildly embarrassed defensiveness bordering on hostility. 
Root: Playfully witty sign-off.