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Homophobe/homophone — or, why literacy is really important

Too funny. Sad for the guy who got fired, but funny for why. Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such as be and … Continue reading

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The One Minion Search Party, volume 4

I wound up at the top of Google results a while back for this question: why did shakespeare quit working? Because he didn’t find it punny anymore? Actually, I have no idea. I don’t even like Shakespeare. I know. I … Continue reading

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Joss Whedon might have been onto something…

Although the show never made it to a second season, Firefly fans (called Browncoats) popped up all over the place to protest the loss of the show and forums and fan clubs grew out of a real desire to share … Continue reading

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