This is cool. Though, as noted, a very low SAF. Haven't been visiting Toshi Station like I should.
[Prob. a fanciful alteration of ROUNCIVAL.] A nonsense word used by Edward Lear in runcible cat, hat, etc., and esp. in runcible spoon, in later use applied to a kind of fork used for pickles, etc., curved like a spoon and having three broad prongs of which one has a sharp edge. The illustrations provided … Continue reading runcible, a.
The one that didn't, usually. Jerry the Mouse is "interviewed" here by one of the people involved with the Internet Monk site that I've been talking about. An excerpt: My problem with Mickey has always been that he was so protected by his handlers he was never forced into any difficult roles. I had to … Continue reading The mouse speaks.
I was scanning through the archives of the Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive looking for a good desktop picture, when I ran across this gem, which I had seen before but forgotten. Yeah. It was the size of Long Island. Give or take a square mile or so. What was the first thing that … Continue reading HOW big is that iceberg?