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  1. GreenT267 commented on Brevity 3 months ago

    /// \\\ The sound of one hand clapping. What polished comments.

  2. GreenT267 commented on Brevity 5 months ago

    @WebSmith War and Peace

  3. GreenT267 commented on Brevity 6 months ago

    Fort Baxter

  4. GreenT267 commented on Brevity over 1 year ago

    http://wordinfo.info/unit/3735/ip:1/il:K and http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/games/a/thumbsup.htm provide more than you really want to know about gladiators and thumbs.
    Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down was actually trademarked by Siskel and Ebert (became part of contract dispute between Disney and Ebert) —

  5. GreenT267 commented on Brevity over 1 year ago

    U of Nebraskans were originally called the Bugeaters (so Cornhuskers was a step up). UC Irvine has the anteater and UMKC has ‘Kasey’ the Kangaroo — but Evergreen State’s mascot is the geoduck — try picturing that on a sweatshirt or chanting — "Gooey, gooey, geoducks!!

  6. GreenT267 commented on Brevity over 1 year ago

    what we have here is a failure to communicate — no one is being ‘dumb’ — we are just having fun playing with words — and pictures. It is a comic strip, after all. We are supposed to have fun with it. I look forward to reading people’s comments every day, marveling at what everyone sees and often wishing I lived in a better time zone (or could be up and alert much earlier). It is such a downer reading your comments that I’m not going to read them anymore.

  7. GreenT267 commented on Brevity over 1 year ago

    Great metaphor! Don’t forget to vote.

  8. GreenT267 commented on Brevity almost 2 years ago

    According to Wikipedia, the Streisand Effect is the phenomenon where trying to hide or remove a piece of information results in making it more visible. Coined after her 2003 attempt to stop publication of pictures of her house. Seems appropriate during an election year—.