Thursday, September 20, 2007

In support of the serial comma

One more argument in favour of the serial comma:

I was reading somebody's Facebook profile, and she listed her favourite TV shows as:

"Sex and the City, Seinfeld, Friends and the Nanny".

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

A puzzle

What does this map represent? Why are some areas blue, some red, and some orange?

Tuesday, September 11th

Daily newspaper comic strips are, not surprisingly, composed a few weeks in advance. Occasionally, this can lead to coincidences of timing that can be unfortunate or ironic or poignant.

Perhaps not many of you are aware that Dick Tracy is still being produced as a daily comic strip. This is the Dick Tracy strip that appeared in newspapers on the morning of September 11th, 2001.

Sunday, September 9, 2007

Music Trivia

Question 1

What do the following artists have in common?
Missy Elliott
Tupac Shakur
Kanye West

Question 2

What do the following artists have in common?
Pink Floyd
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Foo Fighters

Question 3

What do the following artists have in common?
George Michael
Peter Gabriel
the Beatles
Foo Fighters
Beastie Boys
the Traveling Wilburys
Warren Zevon