Archives for the month of: October, 2011

Why is it motherboard, mother lode, mothers of invention, motherf*cker and not father-board, or other such variations?

Why do we shout “there she blows” for a storm?

When did we start using mother in different figures of speech like “mother this” and “mother that”?

Something Else:

Wishing you all a safe and happy Halloween with the mother of all costumes:


30% of people who have gained weight in the past year don’t say it’s their diet, or lack of exercise or even genetics they blame their jobs—chained to the desk syndrome.

Are we a culture where blame is now an acceptable excuse?

What happened to the days of satiric shows like Laugh-In that made fun of our desire to blame as a way of excusing our behavior?

What’s the new “Oh, my dog ate my homework” ploy?

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