Various & Sundry XXVIII

29 September, 2010
Rat Fink

If you’re an etymology freak like me, raise your hand.

*cricket cricket*

Anyway. Check this out. Bet you didn’t know some of these: People Who Became Nouns

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You know how they say it’s physically impossible to lick your own elbow? Mm-hm.

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I met Nipsey Russell in 1976 at Carnegie Hall.

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Here lies everything you always wanted to know about donkeys and mules.

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Awesome site that suggests movies according to eight basic human emotions.

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Colgate toothpaste likely wouldn’t be very popular in, say, Mexico or Peru or Venezuela or Costa Rica. In Spanish, colgate translates to “go hang yourself.”

Awesome.

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PKPudlin
29 September, 2010 10:58 am

I want a set of these for christmas:
http://www.thesingamajigs.com/landing.aspx

I’m writing to Santa as soon as I’m done here.

PK

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Ross
Ross
29 September, 2010 3:47 pm

Etymology freak here too. But also massive, clinically diagnosed entomophobe. You might enjoy this link about word origins (although page 2 has language that may violate ‘the law.’)

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