Month: January 2008

  • Lutheran Karaoke

    karaoke |ˌkarēˈōkē| noun a form of entertainment, offered typically by bars and clubs, in which people take turns singing popular songs into a microphone over prerecorded backing tracks. ORIGIN 1970s: from Japanese, literally ‘empty orchestra.’ To add to the general festivities at year’s end, Prof. Yang sent his minions off on a Friday afternoon, at […]

  • What’s for Dinner II

    [No prurient photos along with this posting] In College, my favorite professor was an anthropologist, Earl Count by name, lately deceased, who also held a divinity degree. One of his hobby-researches was into the practice of placentophagia. The dots Count connected were these: 1. the abrupt transition from the pregnant state to the post-partum state […]