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Posts Tagged ‘FAIL’

Polyptotons, Diacopes, Syllepsis & Hot Links

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Any book other than a dictionary that employs the terms Polyptoton, Aposiopesis, Merism, Hyperbaton, Anadiplosis, Diacope, Hendiadys, Epistrophe, Tricolon, Epizeuxis, Syllepsis, Enallage, Zeugma, Chiasmus, Catachresis, Litotes, Metonymy, Pleonasm, Epanalepsis and Scesis Onomaton gets thrown into The Department of Overwhelming Pretentious Verbiage unless it’s written by P.J. O’Rourke. Unfortunately, this one was not, but it could have been [via].

Don’t know about you, but I’m kinda glad the Aztecs are gone.

Putting Up The Flag.

Cyrus Cylinder is not a rock group.

We posted this before, and we’ll likely post it again: Milton Friedman explains how Capitalism works [via].

Full-time employment is inching up. Maybe.

Cat Eats Dog. You’re on your own with this one. Yeah, it’s safe.

Google “Dog Barf” and you get this – nothing but links to advertisements for canine-gastrointestinal products. No fun at all.

The Neighborhood Boy Saga:

Episode 1 – March 2016
Episode 2 – May 2016
Episode 3 – April 2017
Episode 4 – June 2017

[Top image of a Banded Diacope, (Jardine, William (1843) Fishes of the Perch Family, Naturalist’s Library, vol. XXXVIII, Edinburgh, Scotland: W. H. Lizars) found here.]

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The .Gif Friday Post No. 492 – Cat Rank, Pink Shag Carpet Runner & Dog Dreams

Friday, 7 July 2017

[Found here, here and here.]

Fearless or Insane? You be the judge.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Click on each and any image and be amazed.

[Found here. This related .gif got a lot of attention recently, too.]

Don’t Look Up.

Monday, 3 July 2017

Watch where you step if you leave the path.

[Found here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 490 – Skateboard Oopsie, Doggie Oopsie & Workout Oopsie

Friday, 23 June 2017

[Found here, here via here, and here.]

The. Gif Friday Post No. 486 – A Little Breakfast, A Little Fast Food & A Little Brother

Friday, 9 June 2017

[Found here, here and here.]

A Public Service Announcement.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

[Found here.]

CHEETOSlobs

Thursday, 25 May 2017
cheetos-chair

The Cheeto Chair – Results of eating 1 bag of Cheetos every day for years and wiping hand on seat. Yes, that is mold.

Image and caption found here. I don’t know whose chair that is and I don’t eat Cheetos, and if you’re at all squeamish about CheetoFilth, Stop Right Here.

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Mother Goose’s Nursery Hot Links

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Welcome Meepzorpers & Blorters. Beer’s in the fridge.

My favorite pinball game ever: Mata Hari.

“‘I prayed about it and stuff,’ woman says of stomping windshield.” Then she did it anyway [via].

Okay. This is pure awesome. If you take a 45rpm record of Dolly Parton’s Jolene and play it at 33rpm, it sounds just like Roy Orbison. TRUE. [Found here.]

Then someone took Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m on Fire” and turned it into a Dolly Parton song.

New website on the horizon has potential: WikiTribune.

Futuracha Pro is a font that morphs ligatures as you type. (I predict it’ll go viral until people start mocking it as the new Comic Sans.)

Slow TV is a hit in Norway: “The show titled “Salmon Swimming Upstream” ran 18 hours — and afterward, the head of the station said it felt ‘too short.'”

A desert dweller put the GoPro in The Bucket of water to see what might show up [via].

[Top image found here.]

 

Someone’s not amused.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

[Found here.]


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