Elizabeth really and truly did win an award for doing something outrageously intellectual/academic. It is titled the “2019 Robert H. DuRant Award for Statistical Rigor and Innovation in Adolescent Health Research”, which is enough to make one run and hide.
The word souvenir[WT] comes from Français, but with a twist. French, itself, borrowed subvenio[WT] from Latin, meaning something akin to “bring to mind, come up with.” In English it usually means “a memento of sentimental value, an aid in remembering.” Continue reading “Souvenir”
I have been putting off going to the grocery store. Weather, and innate laziness.
Finally broke down to go get some soda pop, meal ingredients, milk… the usual “Not doing monthly groceries, just eeking it out until payday” type grocery shopping. Kind of nice slogging through slushy snow and ice as the temperature is hovering just about the freezing point.
But walking all those blocks back carrying a couple small bags and a 12 pack of cans reminded me I am old, and fat, and too lazy to stay in shape. My arms are on strike.
Every so often it is useful to be able to quickly copy and paste a bit of text to the internet so someone else can see what you are talking about. There is a name for this kind of software, a paste bin. Continue reading “Pasties?”
This is a cool phrase! just ask me. Roughly speaking, it translates to “come hither”, a rather dated word choice in French. It is also our latest domain, and where we are hosting our url-shortener and paste-bin.
I believe these were the surviving Grœnlig and Ranum children in 1967, but honestly I can only recognize a couple of them. Can people chime in here to identify everyone? Contact me for unwatermarked higher resolution copy.