Notable Non-concession Concessions You May Have Missed

“The president also vowed to continue his push to overturn the results, adding, ‘Our case STRONGLY continues, we will keep up the good … fight, and I believe we will prevail!’ A senior Trump campaign adviser, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to be candid, said Monday night: ‘He basically just conceded. That’s as… More Notable Non-concession Concessions You May Have Missed

Covid-19 Summer Tourism Incentives You Can’t Afford to Miss

“Travelers eager to take advantage of easing travel restrictions will have help this summer in the form of incentives and assurances from destinations around the world hoping to jump-start their tourist-reliant economies.” Washington Post, May 29. A Quick Getaway The friendly Jalisca family invites you to indulge yourself with a two-day, one-night vacation at our… More Covid-19 Summer Tourism Incentives You Can’t Afford to Miss

A Brief History of Non-Fatal Earth-Human Epidemics, as Identified Through Intergalactic Google Translate, Beta-version

Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics from the reign of human Pharaoh Nutteninkomen VI indicate an outbreak in the royal family of behaviors precisely like earth-house-cats, which this civilization worshipped. Manifestations included extended daytime napping, playing with balls of wound fibers, and showing total indifference to their servants. Accounts were thought to be apocryphal, although scans of mummified… More A Brief History of Non-Fatal Earth-Human Epidemics, as Identified Through Intergalactic Google Translate, Beta-version

Friday funnies: 20 something betters

In the midst of lots of grading, one interesting thing to see is how many ways students express similar thoughts, which, depending on the question, are sometimes all the variations on a given theme.  In light of that, I thought it might be a nice walk down memory lane to see twenty nose jokes, all in… More Friday funnies: 20 something betters

Friday funnies: Chicken Chicken Chicken

As academic writers, we’re all working in a genre.  For me, that’s usually history or cultural studies.  Once you know the form, it’s easy, right?  We can always just plug in the content.  Here’s a nice science paper for your end-of-the-week enjoyment. For the accompanying paper, go to http://isotropic.org/papers/chicken.pdf