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June 17, 2015

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Sentence Count

2017 ~ 4
2016 ~ 89
2015 ~ 259
2014 ~ 138
2013 ~ 256
2012 ~ 433
2011 ~ 940
2010 ~ 1786
2009 ~ 2631
2008 ~ 3808
2007 ~ 4502
2006 ~ 3037
2005 ~ 1188

January 16, 2017
Beggar’s banquet :: goliard :: 0

To them it's just dinner but once they get the reference their rock and roll education will finally be complete.

If Mitt Romney had the backbone to make his official campaign fight song a spoof of The Guess Who’s ‘American Woman’ called ‘American Mormon’, my position on his presidential potential might move from ‘pffft’ to ‘hmmmmm’.

January 15, 2017
Flabber gassed. :: goliard :: 0

Lucy officially lost her love of irony the moment the president began his press conference with 'you people'.

January 10, 2017
Teasing the Timeline :: Keith :: 0

To tease the timeline, I would go back to 1800 and tell Thomas Jefferson about his destiny of ending up on the odd two dollar bill.

January 01, 2017

I've always considered Ted Nugent's Stranglehold to be a love song.

December 27, 2016

I've seen and heard more than I ever cared to see or hear; I resolve to pay less attention next year.

December 16, 2016

"Alisha's smirk vanished like hope after an election."

November 28, 2016
Destiny :: goliard :: 0

Coy Fu spent years looking for Janet in order to fully realize the prophecy of the calligraphed American letters tattooed on his arm one epic drunken night by Bud.

November 27, 2016

So call the Christmas cops.

November 26, 2016
Irrational Rationing :: Keith :: 3

Eventually books became so rare that it was necessary to enforce rationing, so each citizen was issued only a small handful of individual letters to read each day.

November 22, 2016
Yellow is the new black :: 'mouse :: 0

Except that the dog that lives across the river is yellow instead of black, a major scene in the novel I am reading was nearly word-for-word plagiarized from a short story I read a few weeks ago - good thing that the same author wrote both.

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