On Ask a (Terrifyingly) Clean Person: Oozing Gourds, Glue Mishaps and Food Coloring Woes

So I have to ask, what does the cigar/cigarette ash do? I've definitely seen butter and other fats recommended for taking water stains off wood, so that makes sense to me, but I'm wondering about the rest.

Posted on October 26, 2014 at 3:44 pm 0

On Ghosts Of My Youth

This is wonderful.
And if I may be That Guy for a moment, I believe that a female practitioner of Santeria is known as a Santera.

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 7:28 pm 1

On Dude Text Decoded

"We dudes..."
Ehh, no thanks.

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:40 pm 4

On On Hair, There and Everywhere, and Intra-Cultural Shame

@Green No one cares about your boner.

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:39 pm 4

On Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "I had to be told by my law clerks, what's this Notorious."

I thought I could not love her more, and then I learned about the Jabot of Dissent. Amazing.

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 9:52 am 1

On Why I Have To Be So "Rude"

"Here is the lead singer. When he first appeared on screen I almost started crying because I was still stoned and I thought he was a weimaraner wearing a wig"

I almost cried at this and I'm not even stoned.

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 1:11 pm 0

On In Praise of Broads

@TrishB: I should read ahead before commenting, but consider it seconded!

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 1:10 pm 0

On In Praise of Broads

@and it's not even my birthday: And her buddy Molly Ivins too, while we're at it.

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm 0

On If You Liked It Then You Shoulda Put a Chain On It

Not a single Unseen University reference in the comments? Hairpin, I am disappoint.

Posted on May 10, 2014 at 12:29 am 0

On A Curated Selection of Wonderfully Gruesome Sentences from Wikipedia

One of the proper names mentioned on this list would have been my married name if I'd taken my spouse's surname. I learned about her just in time (she's famous in her own country but not in mine) and avoided a very creepy fate.

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:32 pm 0