Winning at Football Requires a Deep Understanding of Strategy
“Peyton Manning threw it to his receiver’s hands on purpose!”
Football commentator and two-time Superbowl winning quarterback Phil Simms
“It’s third and twenty. They need a good play here.”
Football commentator, Superbowl winning coach and Hall of Famer John Madden
Like, uh, DUH, dudes…Maybe I’ll just turn the sound down and listen to music.
Particularly More Than Headline Writers
PEOPLE THINK ALIENS MUST BE MORE SMARTER THAN US
Headline, AP story
And it might be contagious…
ILLITERACY AN OBSTABLE, STUDY FINDS
Headline, Washington Post news service story
Washington? We have a problem.
Religion is so confusing…
“We want to be as open and as opaque as possible.”
vestry member, Episcopal Diocese of Oregon
Maybe obfuscation and mixed messages are the point of stained glass?
Window by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
From the Victoria and Albert William Morris Exhibition
Holy Mackerel – Seriously?
“Let this socialist country resound with Song of Big Fish Haul and be permeated with the fragrant smell of fish and other seafoods!”
official Kim Jong-un slogan
I’ll bet it was just the rockets that made you think he was a whack job…
I’m sure it does…
Former Vice President Joe Biden – addressing a group of student athletes while campaigning for President Obama at Newport HS, New Hampshire:
Football, soccer, lacrosse, and cross-country. Any others?
Biden: Guess what? The cheerleaders in college are the best athletes in college. You think I’m joking. They’re almost all gymnasts. The stuff they do on hard wood, it blows my mind.
They Make Hardware for That
Low Riders in the Men’s Room – In Looney #113, LeggyPeggy responded about the length police. However length policing was somewhat ambiguous, as both ladies fashion history and who can use what public restroom in certain states was discussed. I just wanted her to know that hardware is already in place in Texas for the six inches above the ankle rule. One of them, anyway.
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