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  1. Thomas Skogestad commented on The Duplex 8 months ago

    “A forthcoming paper by researchers in France and Norway suggests that there may be some cognitive drawbacks to reading even short works of literature on a screen.”

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/14/arts/reading-literature-on-screen-a-price-for-convenience.html

  2. Thomas Skogestad commented on Brevity about 2 years ago

    Clavin & Hobbs
    http://blogs.gocomics.com/2011/12/my-favorite-clavin-and-hobbes-ever.html

  3. Thomas Skogestad commented on Peanuts over 2 years ago

    “When a word is removed, he says, it’s usually because the thing it names is no longer used; other times the word itself becomes dated, like hodad, used in the Beach Boys era to mean a non-surfer who pretends to be a surfer.”
     

    http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2012/08/meet-dictionarys-new-words-f-bomb-sexting-bucket-list/55745/

  4. Thomas Skogestad commented on Speed Bump over 2 years ago

    Lemmings don’t jump off a cliff like that, and, um, also, lemmings are not on Twitter. Also, if they were on Twitter, there would be no purpose in following them…

  5. Thomas Skogestad commented on Phoebe and Her Unicorn over 2 years ago

    Phoebe’s mom: http://www.gocomics.com/heavenly-nostrils/2012/06/09
     
    (Also, Marigold is dressed for bed.)

  6. Thomas Skogestad commented on The Knight Life over 2 years ago

    Knees are extremely indecent. Just ask any southern European church.

  7. Thomas Skogestad commented on Phoebe and Her Unicorn over 2 years ago

    https://twitter.com/thelittleidiot

  8. Thomas Skogestad commented on Peanuts over 2 years ago

    I used the Unix cal program, but I also find this site handy:
    http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=1965

  9. Thomas Skogestad commented on Peanuts over 2 years ago

    Yes. July 12, 1965 was a Monday. Today is a Monday.

  10. Thomas Skogestad commented on Peanuts over 2 years ago

    According to Wikipedia, the first dark and stormy Peanuts was July 12, 1965. So yes.
     
    http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/1965/07/12/