Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

The Easy Way Out

So I haven’t posted in weeks and I’m in a bad mood to boot. But every time I look at this I just crack up:

humorous pictures
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Fun for Friday

So since my last post was so whiny, I thought I needed to lighten the mood.

I don’t think I’ve ever talked about the lolcats on my site. But if you have never checked out I Can Has Cheezburger? you are missing out on several daily laughs. Maybe it’s because I like cats in general. And the fact that lolcats actually have their own grammar.

Now you can lolcat-ize your own Web site. It’s way cool; check out the LOLinator. (Link via Sarah in Tampa)

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All you vocabulary buffs out there — take note of an interesting new site called Free Rice. Free Rice is a partnership with Poverty.com. By correctly guessing the definition of a word, ten grains of rice will be donated to help feed the hungry.

The beauty of this is you don’t have to feel guilty about not doing work. And you will learn while doing this. The more words you define correctly, the harder the words get. I consider myself pretty good on vocabulary and within about five words of starting, the site was throwing me words I’d never heard of before.

Over the course of the morning, taking “strategic” breaks from work, I had worked my way up to 1,000 grains of rice. You even get a visual representation of what you’ve accumulated. And trust me, 1,000 grains isn’t that much. So I want to do more.

Via bookshelves of doom

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Aaarrrgh, Mateys!

Did you know that September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? I don’t know why either, but it is. Check out my other blog, Chic Chemise, for some fun pirate-related T-shirts.

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