Category Archive: Randomitude

Jul 18

Announcing isprincephilipdeadyet.com

Memorialising the full story for posterity. On Thursday, Dr. Brooke Magnanti (aka Belle de Jour) posted to twitter: Prince Philip still not dead. #savedyouaclick — Dr Brooke Magnanti (@belledejour_uk) July 16, 2015 This got me thinking… @belledejour_uk astonishingly, http://t.co/gvdnBoC35Q doesn’t seem to be registered — Dave Crisp (@wknight79) July 16, 2015 (Yes, I know I …

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Nov 23

Back, and to the left … not

Warning for the squeamish: the portion of this post below the break contains an enlargement of frame 313 of the Zapruder film – the one immediately after President Kennedy is hit in the head. Sadly there’s no way I can make my point without it, but don’t look at it if such things gross you …

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Mar 10

Thought for the day

“To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” — Carl Sagan

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Jan 15

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1 Prajapati had three kinds of offspring: gods, men and demons. They lived with Prajapati, practising the vows of brahmacharins. After finishing their term, the gods said to him: “Please instruct us, Sir.” To them he uttered the syllable DA and asked “Have you understood?” They replied: “We have. You said to us, ‘Control yourselves.’” He …

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Nov 24

Totally random

The arms of God is the Cross of Lorraine, Both the blood in the artery and the blood in the vein, Both the source of grace and the clear fountain. The arms of the Devil is the Cross of Lorraine, And the same artery and the same vein, and the same blood and the same …

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Jun 21

I ROTFL’d

Total Eclipse of the Heart – Literal Video Edition Funniest thing I’ve seen in Ages.

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May 07

Go, Jo, Go!

Alright, I admit it. The idea of Joanna Lumley lurking in the shadows of Whitehall waiting to pounce on unsuspecting government ministers has cheered me up no end.

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Mar 29

The best sentence I ever wrote

“There is no excuse,” declared the Wrath of God, “For drinking cappuccino in the afternoon. The adulteration of a perfectly good espresso with hot milk is a sin forgivable only at breakfast.” … Okay, so technically it’s two sentences. But four years after I first thought it up, and I’m still proud of it. Just …

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