Category Archives: off topic

Palmero’s Pizza Not-So-Organic Cooking Instructions

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know that all cooking instructions leave some room in the directions for the variability of ovens, individual done-ness preferences, etc., but Palmero’s Organic Pizza seems to have taken … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and Paul Revere

Who would have ever thought that we’d need to put the names Paul Revere and Sarah Palin in the same sentence?

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Deliberately Misleading Language

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever This is as much a political opinion piece as it is a language piece, but when has that stopped me before? If hearing political views that may not match … Continue reading

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The World Is Still Going to End, According to Camping

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know this has nothing to do with language, but I thought that you’d like to know that the world is still coming to an end, at least according … Continue reading

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Cancel the Ham, and Call Dominos Because Jesus Loves Pizza

According to the photo gallery in an AOL News story (Praise Cheesus! Face of Jesus Appears in Three-Cheese Pizza), Jesus loves pizza (perfect for Easter dinner). Jesus also loves: Christmas candy (who doesn’t?) Slightly overcooked chicken. (Why don’t Foreman grills … Continue reading

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Super Ad Sunday–Greatest Advertising Scam in History

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever The commercials during the Super Bowl have seemingly become so important that perhaps we should call the day Super Ad Sunday, but I don’t understand the one-day obsession with … Continue reading

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Off Topic: How to Use Snow to Your Advantage

By  Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities This is completely off-topic, but since so many of us have had to deal with more snow than we may like, I’m here to help. Use snow as an … Continue reading

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White Christmas for Many This Year

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths and Oddities I know that I recently talked about the fact that not everyone celebrates Christmas, but I don’t think that means the holiday should be ignored. Many people care about … Continue reading

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Way Off Topic: Wealth, Lifespan, and Taxes

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever Warning: I’ve done my share of off-topic posts on the blog, but this one is more off-topic than most, so I’ve included this warning:  Don’t blame me if the … Continue reading

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Not Everyone Celebrates Christmas!

This is something that originally appeared in a weather post on my weather blog (Cloudy and Cool) last year. It was a larger post about the possibility of a White Christmas for many. The weather part of the blog is … Continue reading

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