Tag Archives: humor

43 Strangely Interesting Ways to End Dull Date Nights

Take along an invisible companion, go on an alternative identity date, attempt a 3-inches-left evening, try Zorking, leave temporary graffiti, go eyebombing, and more. Continue reading

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Poetry’s Origin Story or Why Drink Skáldskapar Mjaðar

Want to sip some Mead of Poetic Inspiration? You might want to know how it came to be. Continue reading

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Idleness Is Not The Devil’s Workshop

I should have listened when he said, “You’re not going to stand on that are you?” Continue reading

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Interrogation Tips

I was pretty sure Bad Haircut Fairy hadn’t visited in the night, but my daughter wouldn’t confess to cutting her own hair. Interrogation time. Continue reading

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Smart Pants: High Tech Trousers For Every Contingency

Features include memory chip, fat-melting steam, equilibrium assistance, and more. We need these pants more than we need Google Glasses. Continue reading

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Not My Real Name

Next time you’re supposed to give your name for restaurant reservations, try this. Continue reading

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When Toys Attack

Toys aren’t all fun and games. They lurk, waiting to embarrass or terrify us. Admit it. Toys have taken revenge on you haven’t they? Continue reading

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Pride Goes Before Tiny Bite Marks

I thought, probably with obnoxious smugness, that my wonderful parenting had something to do with how well my kids were turning out. That was before my son started biting. Continue reading

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Conduct Human Experiments of the Word Kind

Experiment on your children, co-workers, neighbors, and friends are excellent experimental subjects. Come on, it’s a good cause… Continue reading

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Newcomers To God’s Country

Moving to the country? You might find death threats, vengeance-driven neighbors, and other amusements. Continue reading

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