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Word of the Every So Often

December 14, 2018 

albedo:  (noun)  the light reflected off a surface, usually that of a planet or moon, measured on a scale of zero to one, zero being completely non-reflective (such as black), and one being completely reflective (such as a mirror).  Sir, we're going to have to ask you to put on your hat.  The albedo off of your head is disturbing the other fans.


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Sunday, October 5, 2014


See! That's what marijuana will do to you!  It will make you forget how to use an apostrophe! 

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The Mary Ann Joblonski Meritorious Accolade for Obtuse Prolix

The much coveted Mary Ann Joblonski Meritorious Accolade for Obtuse Prolix goes to a bumper sticker seen recently on the streets of Seattle:  “Subvert the Dominant Paradigm.”  Alert driver Hans Gufstoffersen, who tried to photograph the bumper sticker as he traveled down Aurora Boulevard, fortunately was not seriously injured.

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