Daily Archives: April 5, 2008

Silly Sign #16

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Writing is what we do.

Usually I write after doing the appropriate research, so I can present the facts along with my interpretation and carefully considered opinion. This post is just different. I have no master plan. I don’t even know how I’m going to … Continue reading

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Odd Words: Dumbledore

DUMBLEDORE/ˈdʌmb(ə)ldɔə/ A type of bee Not the Headmaster of Hogwarts, though J K Rowling must surely have borrowed his name from the insect. And a nicely echoic word it is, which evokes the drowsy hum of bees on summer afternoons. … Continue reading

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Silly sign #15

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Historical April 5 events

1998: The Akashi-Kaikyo bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge, opens for traffic in Japan. 1987: The Al and Peg Bundy family debuted on “Married … With Children.” It was one of the Fox-TV network’s first sitcoms, running for 11 seasons. … Continue reading

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