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  • What? I was sure you'd come up with something madeupical.

    October 6, 2007

  • Most likely, no.

    October 6, 2007

  • Is this where we get the word piffle?

    October 6, 2007

  • Sir, I send a rhyme excelling,
    In sacred truth and rigid spelling,
    Numerical sprites elucidate,
    For me the lexicon's dull weight,
    If nature gain, not you complain
    Tho' Dr. Johnson fulminate.

    October 6, 2007