Friday, February 11, 2005


McSweeney's E-mail shorthand that civil war soldiers would likely have used in letters home had the technology been available to them
(via Making Light)

The second annual St. Valentine's Day Limerick Contest...
Extra points this year for references to medical pioneers, microscopic animals and skin conditions. (via eeksy-peeksy)

The 365 Top selling songs of the 20th Century

Comments: various

wiL d 1Drz of d modern age nevr c'se?

Posted by Nabakov at February 12, 2005 01:55 PM


but to be fair, those work best when thumb-tapped by Shelby Foote.

PS - That's a polo term?
Posted by boynton at February 13, 2005 11:47 AM

BURMA = Be Undressed Ready My Angel- British Armed Forces circa 1944.

Now my nec k in is s on frie.
Posted by Nabakov at February 15, 2005 02:59 AM

Yes, ROGER that.

POLO is along the same lines (thanks Mr Google)
I had heard of NORWICH, but not EGYPT or ITALY.
Posted by boynton at February 15, 2005 08:58 AM

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