Where did Piss Poor come from?
Interesting History They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot and then once a day it was taken and sold to the tannery… if you had to do this to survive you were “Piss Poor”. But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot… they “didn’t have a pot to piss in” and were the lowest of the...
UK Mulls 80mph Speed Limit →
Oh please, oh please, oh please!
Brian Doyle-Murray: How Do You Spell It?
Our top story tonight: This man, Libyan leader, Col. Moammar Kadaffi, has been the study of intense news coverage this week by every major news origanization in America. However, every time his name appears in print, it has a different spelling. The Chicago Tribune spells it K-H-A-D-A-F-Y; The Los Angeles Times spells it K-A-D-A-F-I; Newsweek Magazine, K-A-D-D-A-F-I; Time Magazine, G-A-D-D-A-F-I;...
…reminds me of dealing with the FIAT regional folks in Italy, when I lived there. My 131’s speedo/odo died. It was out of warranty. Because mine had US specs (and that’s another whole story), I finally got an appointment at this address I almost couldn’t find in the heart of then-commie Padova. Strange, seedy, industrial/residential area in a crummy part of town. When I pull up...
Amazon Launches Prime Instant Video, Unlimited... →
Really, Alan? →
EPIX Preparing for Stage Video →
Next New Networks Named One of 12 Most Influential... →
Timing, as they say, is everything!
Kenny Herman, Single Platform →
Taking over the world, one great idea at a time!
You drink well… for an American.– Yasha (Former Soviet Navy Diver, Vodka Bar Owner)
An Open Letter to Lauren...
Oh, Lauren! How we miss you! Some of us don’t have the divine privilege of Ms. McCabe who gets to experience the glow of your aura on a regular basis. The rest of us truly feel deprived from the wondrous sunshine that is Lauren. I, personally, haven’t seen you in at least 5 years. And we are sad. :( Of course, there’s a modicum of prophetic, poetic justice from your earlier...
McLaren Begins Production of MP4-12C Supercar →