Category Archives: Humor

Trendy Slang Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Spotted recently at a NYC construction site: I’m surprised they weren’t able to find room for “artisanal” and “bespoke.”

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The Trendiness Trend

Paleo Retiree writes: Could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve run across the adjective “trendy” being used (non-ironically, anyway) as an enticement. Is calling something “trendy” and meaning it as praise becoming a trend?

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“I’m Sorry You Feel That Way”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Bill Burr’s new Netflix special is often dazzling. It’s 80 minutes long, and there’s not a down spot in it. No one can rant like Burr; his routine is a quicksilver stream of beligerence. It’d be grating if it weren’t so dizzyingly … Continue reading

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Working Out at the Gym in 2014

Paleo Retiree writes:

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Linkage (Deep-Fried Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: The cronut is so last year. Now there exists a “Ramnut”, a confection made out of ramen noodles. (And don’t tell me you didn’t have one fleeting dirty thought at the sight of the word “Ramnut”, because … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “Der Guten Tag Hop-Clop”

Eddie Pensier writes: I will confess to not being a Will Ferrell fan at all (with the exception of his turn as Bob Woodward in Andrew Fleming’s very underrated Dick) but if anyone could harness the manic lunacy of Kenneth … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “The Lambeth Walk” (With Bonus Nazis)

Eddie Pensier writes: Me and my Girl was a hit musical of 1937, a mistaken-identity dancehall comedy about a Cockney bloke named Bill Snibson who discovers he is the heir to a noble title. The show’s hit tune was “The … Continue reading

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