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2008 February 05 — Why Now?
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Three Point One Terabucks


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Now we are definitely talking unreal money. Not even Exxon or Bill Gates gets beyond Gigabucks. This is obscene.

Distributor Cap NY covers the lowlights on this latest example of budgeting with kazoo, pig’s bladder, and rubber chicken. [It needs more cow bell.]

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February 5, 2008   9 Comments

Don’t Accept Cookies From Strangers

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[For Kryten]

February 5, 2008   11 Comments

Shrove Tuesday

Mardi Gras

The last day before the beginning of Lent on the Gulf Coast that once belonged to France, it is Mardi Gras, “Fat Tuesday”: Laissez les bon temps rouler!

It was first celebrated [1703] in Mobile, Alabama, but the big show these days is in New Orleans, and it is a holiday in the state of Louisiana, because people wouldn’t show up for work anyway, so why fight it.

The tradition is to serve King cake [great recipe], which is a circle pastry with white frosting on top, sprinkled with sugar colored purple, gold, and green. If that weren’t bad enough, they now put the figurine of a baby in the dough [a dried bean is traditional], and whoever finds it in their piece is supposed to be lucky. Actually if you find it and don’t choke on it, I guess you are lucky. You should use a small ceramic figurine, as some of the cheap plastic versions melt in the oven [yummy].

Everyone should just forget about politics for a day and party…oh, wait, what idiot scheduled all of these primaries on Mardi Gras? Doesn’t anyone own a calendar any more?

February 5, 2008   Comments Off on Shrove Tuesday