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14 hours ago, FauxPas said:

Deb @ Smitten Kitchen linked to this one today. Do you love or hate Wedge Salads? I'm occasionally on the love train, as long as they are made with great ingredients. A good one is very good, but a bad one is very, very bad. 

 

The author pokes some fun at her dad's taste, not just at his love for this 'vegetal doorstop.'   🙂

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vb93km/actually-wedge-salads-are-an-abomination

 

I also loved reading the dad’s reply.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/mb89w4/in-defense-of-wedge-salads-from-the-father-of-the-writer-who-denigrated-them

 

 

Go, Dad!!!!!

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33 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

Well a Dad that calls his daughter Sydney needs his taste at least poked fun at!

 

 

Hey, Sydney was the 165th most popular name for female newborns in the US for 2018, ahead of old reliables like Diana, Rachel, Amy, Rebecca, and Nicole.

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Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

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9 hours ago, liuzhou said:

Popularity has never been an indicator of taste. And 165th?

 

Just joshing here.


Gene Weingarten, writing in the Washington Post about online news stories and the accompanying readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

 

-The mosque is too far from home, so let's do this / Let's make a weeping child laugh.

    Nida Fazli, poet, 1938-2016 (translated, from the Urdu, by Anu Garg, wordsmith.org)

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On 4/24/2019 at 10:58 AM, chromedome said:

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I stole this for Facebook.  

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That's where I found it.

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"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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Seen on a coffee mug (that makes it food/beverage related, right?) in an otherwise nondescript display of Father's Day merchandise:

"Dad puns...because that's how eye roll."

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"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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This article isn't explicitly intended to be humorous, I suppose, but I can't help finding the very idea of Kool-Aid collectors tremendously funny. My apologies if anyone here adheres to the sect.

https://thetakeout.com/inside-black-market-vintage-kool-aid-packet-collectors-1835123510?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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4 hours ago, liuzhou said:

"Prolonged exposure to a stranger’s kitchen otherwise happens only on holiday, where it joins a constellation of stressors, including other people, and having been drunk since lunchtime. So that’s something to look forward to this summer."  That was hilarious.  And true at the same time.  

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On 6/12/2019 at 5:07 AM, liuzhou said:

 

Oh my goodness... "Cannot survive long in here. Caviar is so bad, even when served with blini and crème fraîche. Doing another riot to-morrow."  I'm snorting ovaltine out my nose right now...

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On 6/13/2019 at 6:41 AM, liuzhou said:

As I can currently attest, moving creates a similar scenario in one's own kitchen (for at least a few weeks, until everything settles out).


"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."

Ursula K. Le Guin

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

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3 hours ago, chromedome said:

As I can currently attest, moving creates a similar scenario in one's own kitchen (for at least a few weeks, until everything settles out).

I have a least found my grater, and bought Saltines, so I can make the girls zucchini fritters tonight.

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