Blog Guy, I’ve been seeing photos of well-armed rebels in Yemen in recent days, and I notice a lot of swollen cheeks. Are those plucky lads in need of major dental care?
No, don’t worry about that. These guys are just getting stoned on a leaf called qat.
Blog Guy, I need some of your famous travel advice. I love visiting the childhood homes of great people, to see where they got their start.
Americans seethe as banks hit them with new fees
“That I’m supposed to pay (Bank of America) money while they fire people so that they can make more money even though they are already richer that Croesus just offends me,” said Jim Brown, a federal government worker and Bank of America customer, referring to the wealthy king of Greek mythology.
The statement that Croesus was a wealthy king of Greek mythology is wrong.
Croesus was Roman and not mythological. He was a part of the First Triumvirate with Caesar and Pompey.
People ask me where I get all the stupid stuff in this blog, and I have to say, honestly, the best of it is straight out of the news.
Here’s an example. According to an Associated Press story, officials in Georgia are considering saving money by putting prisoners in fire stations.
I’m going to do something a little different today.
His latest one, called “Cute! A Guide to All Things Adorable,” has just been published, and I enjoyed it very much. Bart offers clever insight into what makes things seem cute, and why.
You mean HALTS, not ” haults ” !
This opens you up to ridicule…….for shame Reuters !
Yes, we fixed it, but not before people noticed the mistake: GBU Editor
Singer Rihanna performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes