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House Always Wins

There are those who actually watch late night television for the commercials. There are ones featuring ads about ads. Ads with short-sighted women with hook thumbs who do nothing but SMS all day long on their mobiles. Ads still about magic house cleaning products where the reveal is just after this extra spiel. And then there are the ads for those looking to participate as audience members for a show they know nothing about.

Published Monday, 19 September 2005

Abbreviations and Acronyms: Wild Obscenities in Rudimentary Dementia

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood and was not being forced to chuck wood due to the pressures of the bigger, wellpaid woodchucks claiming the twigs they threw could still be considered wood?

Published Monday, 13 January 2003

Logic patterns in language and existence

Dawn follows dusk as water follows gravity. Dusk soon follows dawn, done after the day is drawn. Gravity, in like fashion, flows with it the folly of water, a drip and trickle leading all toward ...

Written Wednesday, 5 January 2011 under The Language Instinct

We Got No Need for Sideshow Freaks

Witnessed vicariously; a man was seen being beaten up on these mean Sydney streets. The man being beaten was either Mexican, Latin American or of Spanish speaking descent as evidenced by his cries ...

Written Saturday, 5 July 2003 under The Human Stain

All done, all gone, all out of auctioneering earshot

Implied confusion and supposed trickery led to a less than fulfilling turn out at a recent auction. For weeks leading up to the day of the event in question, the announcement board clearly stated ...

Written Tuesday, 3 June 2003 under Media and Marketing

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