Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Aug. 29, 2015)
The Winning Attitude
We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.
… Vince Lombardi
A Modern Aphorism
It’s the few that help us tolerate the many.
Tourists Asked to Leave Keys as Florida Prepares for Storm
A man is descending in an apartment elevator when the car stops on a lower floor, and a nude woman enters the car. The man is at a loss as to what to say. Feeling that he should say something, he blurts out, “My wife has an outfit just like yours.”
The Ghost, in Hamlet, is evidently a Roman Catholic: he talks of purgatory, absolution, and other Catholic dogmas, but the Danes at the time were pagans.
Chastity belt: an antitrust suit.
Unchivalrous knight: the one who files it.
What’s in a Name?
Karabasanian: Turkish in derivation, identified as a descriptive term, kara is defined as black, and basan as nightmare.
Source: Armenian Weekly
Link: Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Aug. 29, 2015)