Archive for December 2012

My Favorite Tweets of 2012

This one killed me and so does that picture of Willy.
Upon realizing I tend to take screen grabs of about 85% of my favorite tweets, I decided to make a list of my favorites from 2012. Happy New Year from all of us at Lists That Actually Matter and Happy Year, even when it’s old.

6 Reasons Jury Duty is fun

Day off With Pay <br><br>You get to miss work! It's always good to get out of work because after all, we work to live, we don't live to work.
My friend Joe Grace told me that he wasn’t all that excited for his upcoming jury duty. I tried cheering him up by telling him about how I’d been a juror a few years ago and actually liked it for a few different reasons and here is what I told him…… Oh P.S. After I told him... Read more »

10 Phrases I Love That I Learned From Black People

10 Phrases I Love That I Learned From Black People
As a dude with a degree in Psychology, people interest me, and black people are no exception.   1. Omma do dis Translation: “I’m going to do this” I don’t really find myself saying, “I am going to do this”,  too often, but because it’s so fun to physically say aloud “omma do dis”, it’s... Read more »
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Let's Retire the Word,"Evil", Like the Intellectual Grown-ups That we are

Let's Retire the Word,"Evil", Like the Intellectual Grown-ups That we are
Sometimes when a person uses just one word, you can tell a lot about them just because they used that one word.  When I hear someone describing a bruise as a “hematoma” for instance, I reflexively think that person has had some medical training. Similarly, when I hear someone pronounce New Orleans as, “Nawlins”, I... Read more »