This is pretty cool – The Internet Sacred Text Archive
– archives of religious, spiritual, and mythical texts.
(via the Home-Ed list)
The Washington Post had a contest; submit instructions for anything, written in the style of a famous person.
The winning entry:
The Hokey Pokey (as written by W. Shakespeare).
O proud left foot, that ventures quick within
Then soon upon a backward journey lithe.
Anon, once more the gesture, then begin:
Command sinistral pedestal to writhe.
Commence thou then the fervid Hokey-Poke,
mad gyration, hips in wanton swirl.
To spin! A wilde release from Heavens yoke.
Blessed dervish! Surely canst go, girl.
The Hoke, the poke — banish now thy doubt
Verily, I say, ’tis what it’s all about.
— by William Shakespeare (Jeff Brechlin, Potomac
…This is what happens.
Ah, it was about time to update my old wallpaper anyway.
Apparently, ‘bú’ if it’s Hungarian.
(I think I’m gonna need a category just for cow items.)
Jesse Ventura has a rival.
(sorry, lost the attribution)
Compaq finally lets you know where to find that darn key!
Ben’s old truck just dropped dead
Damon’s ankle broke
Granddad’s foot has just succumbed
to years of too much smoke.
Gabey has a fever
John Paul has a cold
Joanne’s ears ring from Meniere’s
I’m just getting old.