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Word of the Every So Often

February 13, 2019

comestible:  (adj.)  edible; palatable; appetizing.  It isn't that frog legs aren't comestible.  It's just that, generally, folks remove them from the rest of the frog before serving them.


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Friday, February 1, 2019

A Ton of Money!

A local car dealership is advertising that they will save their customers a "ton of money."  Granted, they are more than likely using "ton" as the trite Cliché  that it is, and not literally meaning an actual "ton" (2,000 pounds US).  However, they are advertising it, and that means they could be taken literally, and some customer could, in theory, sue them for their ton of money.

But how much is a ton of money?  What denomination of money weighs the most, and therefore would be the least amount of money in a ton, and what weighs the least, and therefore would be the most?  To get our answers, we went to the Internet, and our trusty calculator.


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