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Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By thorny locust
Oy vey. Lima-Taub, that is embarrassingly...

Oy vey.

Lima-Taub, that is embarrassingly bad.

From the article posted:



I'm trying to imagine that they're both unreachable by reporters because they've both gone out for coffee together...
Forum: Rantidote 17 January 2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 109,914
Posted By thorny locust
I gave up on that one [ETA: Grrl Power] a while...

I gave up on that one [ETA: Grrl Power] a while ago. There was some kind of complicated plot line involving politics and extraterrestrial vampires, and I lost track of what was going on and decided I...
Forum: SLC 16 January 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 50,042
Posted By thorny locust
Esprise Me, I wonder whether this has turned...

Esprise Me, I wonder whether this has turned inside your mother's head into not a thing she does on her own, but a neat thing that she does with you, which she enjoys in large part because she does...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 January 2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By thorny locust
Anybody else reminded of the mess around Trent...

Anybody else reminded of the mess around Trent Lott's praising Strom Thurmond?

Not as if they hadn't known all along what Lott was like, or what Thurmond was like. But Lott made the mistake of...
Forum: SLC 15 January 2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 24,181
Posted By thorny locust
I am also happy about the littleness of the...

I am also happy about the littleness of the thyroid pills.

I currently have two cats (littermates) to get them into twice a day, and neither of them is happy about it; though they tolerate it, by...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 January 2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,060
Posted By thorny locust
And here I went all of these years -- including...

And here I went all of these years -- including the years in which I sometimes wore one -- thinking that a miniskirt was called a miniskirt just because there isn't very much of it.

I had no idea...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 January 2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By thorny locust
It's tea! Leaf-and-bug infusion! I've...

It's tea! Leaf-and-bug infusion!



I've got several of those water glasses that are made like canning jars and take canning jar lids (here's...
Forum: Rantidote 15 January 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 109,914
Posted By thorny locust
I actually kind of like it that way.

I actually kind of like it that way.
Forum: Book Corner 15 January 2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By thorny locust
Is the problem that people are assuming they did...

Is the problem that people are assuming they did so in the presence of others?

People used to, after all, in many places. Plus which, 'wherever they stood' doesn't seem to me to automatically...
Forum: SLC 15 January 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 24,181
Posted By thorny locust
A somewhat-less-little thing that makes me happy:...

A somewhat-less-little thing that makes me happy: the cat who had been persistently losing weight is now gaining weight instead.

The problem may, after all, have been incorrect dose of her thyroid...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 January 2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By thorny locust
In New York you can get a 20C exemption for quite...

In New York you can get a 20C exemption for quite a lot of home kitchens (does depend some on the kitchen) to sell a number of things, including many sorts of baked goods; but cheesecake is very...
Forum: Book Corner 14 January 2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By thorny locust
I actually don't understand the fuss about this....

I actually don't understand the fuss about this. Why is it less sanitary to magic the stuff away than it is to flush it away? It might be more so, because the magic might remove all of it, while...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 January 2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By thorny locust
The cat who demands fresh non-muddy water in the...

The cat who demands fresh non-muddy water in the water dish in the house (which gets muddy because the cat in my previous post, and his sister, like to paddle in it) also loves to drink out of mud...
Forum: Business Bytes 14 January 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By thorny locust
I wonder whether DC has any of the same food...

I wonder whether DC has any of the same food selling rules that NYState has.

And I wonder whether they can get a 20C or equivalent certification for their kitchen. Cheesecake's pretty perishable...
Forum: SLC 14 January 2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 50,042
Posted By thorny locust
[ETA: replying to Seaboe] Men's slacks/pants in...

[ETA: replying to Seaboe] Men's slacks/pants in the same price range as women's very often allow a choice of inseams in any given size. Some moderately priced ones even allow free hemming in the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 January 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By thorny locust
TGG: Cat needs to go to vet. in early afternoon....

TGG: Cat needs to go to vet. in early afternoon. I shut cat into house midmorning. Cat hangs around downstairs, intermittently wailing at door. I stop for lunch. Cat hangs around kitchen, wondering...
Forum: SLC 13 January 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,037
Posted By thorny locust
Admittedly, mbravo, if one holds a garage sale...

Admittedly, mbravo, if one holds a garage sale there will often be people making jokes about buying the garage.

They're joking, however. Plus which, the signs most likely said 'garage sale', not...
Forum: Rantidote 13 January 2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 31,793
Posted By thorny locust
They have done so because they're not anywhere...

They have done so because they're not anywhere near as interested in dealing with any actual immigration situation as they are in getting people worked up about The Other trying to break in to Our...
Forum: Rantidote 12 January 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 318,101
Posted By thorny locust
Not to mention that whatever you've got,...

Not to mention that whatever you've got, everybody else at work would rather not catch it!

ETA: Hope you're feeling better soon.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 January 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By thorny locust
The economy's about the one thing Trump's got...

The economy's about the one thing Trump's got going for him now (not that I think he deserves much credit for it.)

Wonder how long it'll take to sink in to him that it's one of the things he's...
Forum: SLC 12 January 2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 50,042
Posted By thorny locust
From the waist in back all the way through the...

From the waist in back all the way through the crotch to the waist in front. It may sometimes be useful to also measure the front rise (front waistband to crotch seam) and the back rise (rear...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 50,042
Posted By thorny locust
Whoops; that was supposed to be that something...

Whoops; that was supposed to be that something with a too-short rise may be unwearable.

Something with a too-short inseam will be wearable; though it may look funny, and/or risk cold ankles.
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,037
Posted By thorny locust
The one that really annoys me is realtors who...

The one that really annoys me is realtors who come up to a farmers' market stand acting like a customer, and then turn out not to want to buy anything, but only to want to get the farm listed.

--...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 106,125
Posted By thorny locust
Oh, that's where it went! -- highly...

Oh, that's where it went!


-- highly unlikely. But I did lose the jaw part of a plumber's wrench years ago, in tall grass, on my way to work on an irrigation line. Very annoying. I'm more careful...
Forum: SLC 10 January 2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 50,042
Posted By thorny locust
Way too late to edit, but just wanted to add this...

Way too late to edit, but just wanted to add this too the clothes sizing issue:

If you're buying at yard sales and/or other places where it doesn't work to try things on, try this:

Get a tape...
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