Category Archives: Strictly for bitter laughter

Martin Shkreli in one (bitterly) funny bullet list

From Kevin Underhill’s Lowering the Bar, a bullet list that brings me up to date (I hadn’t even begun dating this) with what’s going on in the Martin Shkreli, The (Allegedly) Most Reviled Man in America, trial. (I was just … Continue reading

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“I” before “e”, except after “c”…

Yeah, we all learned that, didn’t we? And according to 538 Significant Digits: 75 percent Share of the time the “‘i’ before ‘e’ … ” spelling mnemonic is accurate. Looking at the second part of the rule, “… except after … Continue reading

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The spy who came in–with undeclared cash

Source: Former State Department Security Officer Accused of Spying for China – The New York Times I read this article and shook my head in wonder. Things to note: Fictional spies are so much better at their jobs than real … Continue reading

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