Puns! Puns Everywhere!

A few days ago, I was contacted by the good people over at The Salty Pun, who asked me to share some of their puns. Since you all seemed to enjoy the previous batch, I’m happy to oblige. My personal favorite? The pineapple one. It makes so much sense… For...

Some More Archaic Insults

Seeing how much you all enjoy archaic insults, here are some more, courtesy of Dictionary.com. Gobermouch: an old Irish term for someone who meddles in other people’s business. That classic Friends scene would be quite something with goubermouch instead of...

Choose Your Own Adventure

In my search for reading material for the wee one, I came across a post by Sarah Laskow of Atlas Obscura on “Choose Your Own Adventure” books. These can feel like being lost in a maze and running through twists and turns only to find dead ends, switchbacks, and...

Puns Of The Month

I recently followed Rough Bandit’s Fun Pun Blog. Here’s a selection of some puns that made me chuckle: My ex-girlfriend just found out that I’ve replaced her bed with a trampoline. She hit the roof. I bought a pair of shoes off a drug dealer. Dunno what...

Unexplained Poems Found In British Grocery Store

When we lived in Edinburgh, we paid our local Tesco supermarket weekly visits. So, I can easily imagine how surprised I’d feel if I chanced upon one of the mystery poems that Metro UK recently shared. In the bakery aisle of a Coventry Tesco, a vigilante...

The 7 Best Literary Hoaxes

To celebrate April Fools’ Day, I’ve dug up my favorite literary hoaxes of all time, courtesy of Huffington Post and Atlas Obscura. 1. Jean-Baptiste Botul In February 2010, the famous French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy was duped by a fake 20th-century...

Can You Help Eddie?

Who is Eddie, you might ask? Truth be told, I have no idea. Mary Natalie has been babbling away for a couple of months now, but these past days has been fixated on a single word: Eddie. Which is a bit disappointing, as her very first word was Daddy. You can imagine my...

Merry Christmas, or my 3 Nuggets of Wisdom

Once again, Christmas is upon us, and I realize this is the third time I celebrate it with you, my online friends. As a small thank-you, I’ll offer you three nuggets of wisdom. No, not from three wise men, but from yours truly, to put you in the...