Posts in category "words"

How Well Do you Know The Lyrics of These Christmas Classics?

How Well Do you Know The Lyrics of These Christmas Classics?
A few disclaimers here. These songs just happen to be my favorites, so that’s why they are on here. I’m not claiming they are comprehensively the best or I have good taste or anything like that, I just went with what I knew. You might notice I’ve been heavily influenced by the Time Life Treasury... Read more »

How Jimmy Buffett and Master P. use the Same 11 Words Very Differently in Their Lyrics

How Jimmy Buffett and Master P. use the Same 11 Words Very Differently in Their Lyrics
While listening to, “Only Time Will Tell“, by Jimmy Buffett song, I was reminded of a Master P song called “Only Time Will Tell“, so I amused myself by singing the Master P verse to the music of the Buffett song. What made it funny to me, was how different these artists are and how... Read more »

11 Things I Want to see Invented/Made That We Already Have the Technology for

Waiter Call Button at Restaurants <br><br> Airplanes have them for flight attendants, so why don't restaurants have them for waiters? If waiters came only when they were called, wouldn't that be more efficient for everybody?
The title is pretty self-explanatory. All of us come up with ideas for things, “they oughta make”, and this is mine. It’s my first time doing a list like this so some ideas are gonna be more awesome than others, but I’d say they range from “Pretty awesome”, to, “Objectively the best idea possible”.
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10 Reasons to Pronounce it "JIF", not "GIF"

10 Reasons to Pronounce it "JIF", not "GIF"
In 1987, a Compuserve programmer named Steve Wilhite invented the .GIF file compression format which allowed for color pictures to be sent over the internet much faster than previous compression techniques allowed for. Eventually the .JPEG format became more popular for picture file compression, but the .GIF has recently regained it’s popularity for its ability... 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 »

11 More Words You Hear Only When Paired With a Certain Other Word or Prefix

11 More Words You Hear Only When Paired With a Certain Other Word or Prefix
Please note this is the third installment of this series: for further reading: Part 1 and Part 2 can be found here.   Disenfranchise- It’s common to hear a jilted bloc of people referred to as, “disenfranchised”, but I am pretty sure I’ve never heard of anyone being “enfranchised”- which means to set free, or... Read more »
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