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Archive for the ‘Sayings’ Category

Gresham’s Law (1)

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Gresham’s Law for the 21st Century: “Bad cultural relativism drives out good cultural relativism.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (19)

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

“The early worm gets caught by the bird.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (18)

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Stranger things have happened in C.

Wai Kika Moo Kau

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

I specialise in slaughtering sacred cows and discouraging the slaughter of real ones.

Variations on Folk Sayings (17)

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“Wouldn’t take ‘fuck off’ as an answer.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (16)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

“They left the Great British Bake Off with all buns glazing.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (15)

Monday, August 25th, 2014

“Getting out of Bedlam on the wrong side.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (14) (Rural Austerity Special)

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

“Sheep at half the price.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (13)

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

“If God had intended us to have wings, He would have made us fly.”

Insults (1)

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

(to an author) “He puts the ink into incapable”.

Variations on Folk Sayings (12) (Seasonal Special)

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

“Oh what fun it is to ride, on a half-arsed broken sleigh.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (11)

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

“He’s one buttock short of a full moon.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (10)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

How many nuns could a nunchuck chuck if a nunchuck could chuck nuns?

Variations on Folk Sayings (9) (Latin Special)

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

“Caveat Mentor”

Variations on Folk Sayings (8)

Monday, October 11th, 2010

An equal-opportunities twofer special:

“People who live below glass ceilings should throw stones.”

“People who live above glass ceilings should throw stones.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (7)

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Drunkenness: The guest of Bud intentions.

Variations on Folk Sayings (6)

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

“There are three kinds of statistics: statistics, damned statistics, and lies.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (5)

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

“Life irritates: art.”

Variations on Folk Sayings (What Morrissey Thinks) (4)

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

“Pretension is better than The Cure”

Variations on Folk Sayings (3)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

“Don’t troll the feeds.”