George vs. George

And we don’t apologise …er… apologize! for breaking away. We’re both stronger for it. Be sure to see last year’s post too: Independence Day.

Just Admit It

Of course, when they then ask you “¿Hablas español?” or “Spreek je Nederlands?” and you stand there blinking at them, they’ll know you’re an obliviot.

I See This a Lot

In honor of one of my old memes going viral on Facebook — again. Posted in 2015, it has been shared more than 675,000 times, and last week had more than 3 million views. It’s here: You Are Judged By Your Grammar. Hat tip to Laura for reminding me of this irritation in reply!

Dickens’ Final Ghost

As a final chance at redemption he will be visited by three spirits …and then this guy. Merry Christmas from Randys Random.

Happy Holidays

Upset at “Happy Holidays” because it “leaves Christ out of Christmas”? Really: you’re upset at someone wishing you happy holy day?! Didn’t think much about that choice to be offended. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanzaa — whatever you celebrate. May it be a peaceful holiday for you.

Intelligence Test

“They” say there are different kinds of intelligence.

Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Dearth

Thank goodness he didn’t live to see the Internet — particularly the Public Comment sections.

Pet Peeve

Seriously, guys: do you ever actually read what you write? The text stories on TV news station reports are especially bad on this point.