The Occasional Joke

Nurse: Patient's name?

Centurion: Marcus Licinius Crassus

Nurse: And his date of birth?

Centurion: 115 BC.

Nurse: All right. And what is he here for?

Centurion: Cataphract surgery.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Bachmann Bachs Off

Michelle Bachmann, holder of the coveted "Not quite as misinformed as Sarah Palin" award, dropped out of the GOP race after being told by the citizens of her birthplace to sit down and shut up. See here for my ongoing scorecard.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Never realized ...

I recently purchased my semi-annual new pair of jeans. I was aware that it was necessary to specify waist and inseam, but I never knew that gender preference figured in the sizing of mass market clothing.