Sunday, February 27, 2011
I've often thought trivia competitions are soft general knowledge quizzes. Sometimes, though, we stumble on real/true/genuine pieces of trivia. Here is one from Jack Klugman's Wikipedia page:
In 1957, he appeared in the film 12 Angry Men as Juror #5 and is the last surviving actor who played a juror in that movie.Love that!
Monday, February 21, 2011
Am I alone in finding this appalling...
Canteen takes up online spy technology.
You have to wonder at the perceived extent of the nutrition issues amongst parents for this to be a cost effective program.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Once the whole carbon offset thing is proven to be good, things could lead anywhere.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Reality will always trump fiction when you're looking for something to laugh at:
Indiana Officials Fear Building Will Be Late-Night Punchline if Named After Ex-Mayor
Saturday, February 05, 2011
Tracks in Isolation
Just the guitar or backing vocals or whatever from many well known songs.
Thursday, February 03, 2011
I suspect I am going to work my way through the
I was looking for the source of the gag about Queen Sālote's lunch and found this really nice article by Clive James titled Saying Famous Things.