cf Motel of the Mysteries by David Macaulay
Bacon is proof that God loves us,
He’s really reaching; I’m really retching.
I read that smoking shortens one’s life – I quit smokingI read that eating red meat shortens one’s life – I stopped eating red meatI read that drinking shortens one’s life – I quit reading
Facebook, Twitter, Parler; all tools. Their usefulness depends on on the tool but on the user. A hammer can build a house or crack a skull, I see few calls for banning hammers
There is no such thing – that is a horrible thing to do to innocent Bourbon.
Airplane and hydroplane races
Because what the people want is usually something the angels would not approve of.
And what did Pee Wee Herman and the Phantom of the Opera have in common? Both liked to play the organ in the theatre. I’ll just leave now.
One of man’s greatest fallacies is the belief that purchasing a book also gives one the time to read it and the space to store it.