Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lists: Four Misnomers and One God’s Honest Truth

  Misnomers 1. Daylight Savings Time In the late 1950s I was eight years old, a time when my mother routinely told us to clean our dinner plates because “children were starving in Armenia.”  I did not grasp this logic … Continue reading

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Podcast Lists: Four Misnomers and One God’s Honest Truth

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Lists-Misnomers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDaylight savings time, the PATRIOT Act,  Starbuck’s Tall drinks, Sit Back Relax and Enjoy the Flight and Imitation Crabmeat. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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5 Best Idioms Using the Word Shit

Every language is enlivened by its array of idioms and my impression is that English is particularly well-endowed, perhaps because Shakespeare played for our team.  I have collected dictionaries of idioms, including specialized references, such as idioms of the army … Continue reading

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Podcast: 5 Best Idioms Using the Word Shit

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Five-Best-Shit-Idioms.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere are so many to choose from, which are the best? Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Open Letter to Stephen Hawking

There is one thing humans have relied on, well beyond the standard cliché of death and taxes.  It is the universal standard of a second as an enduring constant across cultures and time.  Some extremist with a jittery trigger finger … Continue reading

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Lists: Bad Christmas Songs

On December 23rd, I set out on a solo drive 360 miles straight north to the shores of Lake Superior with the rest of the family following shortly behind in a second car.  I frequently take this drive and look forward … Continue reading

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Podcast: Open Letter to Stephen Hawking

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dear-Dr.-Hawking.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA knitter’s advice to Stephen Hawking on how to simplify astrophysics. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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