Saturday, January 30, 2016
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!
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Friday, January 8, 2016
Sunday, January 3, 2016
"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
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.