Call this my rationale for becoming a fan of the Cleveland Browns American Football team. Or even my credentials. It’s a mangled regurgitation of words I’ve written since 2015-ish, originally intended to be posted at the start of the 2019 Continue reading Fandom
I’ve had a fairly good run of success with the daily Wordle puzzles, so much so that I felt the need to fill the void between their appearance by completing the NYT Mini and the Guardian Quick crosswords. There’s an Continue reading Wordle (and a few other things)
Reddit’s u/OptimisticRealist__ posted something about ‘Coach Prime’ and it reminded me what I wanted to talk about (that particular day was an odd, odd day.) This post is an edited version of that Reddit comment. Like most of us English Continue reading Bowling Green Falcons football
In March 1981 the Sinclair ZX81 computer launched. I bought one at the end of the year. Also at the end of 1981, the BBC Micro computer launched. I bought one of those a year or two later (after using Continue reading Micro
And here it is: Browns 2020 season recap at ‘bazbt3’s podcast’. It’s not as short as you might imagine.
(Originally composed – if that’s what one can call this – in June 2019.) Everything below the line is presented without comment; it’s entirely unnecessary: Someone [I believe on Quora] asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Continue reading Character
In case no-one already said this, there will be no histrionics or mean-spiritedness during the trump family’s last day in the White House; donnie’s departure will be televisually stage-managed to perfection to make it look as if he’s been both Continue reading little donnie 2 scoops’ last day in the White House
A followup to my Mos Eisley post. Just had to block some local t*ts in the local Facebook group. I asked a simple question and he and his mates decided to take the piss out of a typo I made. Continue reading Blocked
A post intended for my village’s Facebook group, not yet a wretched hive of scum and villainy: There’s a style of discussion that relies on ‘ad hominem’ arguments*; yes I am indeed attempting to use Latin in my own village Continue reading Mos Eisley?
It’s done. On Friday I became a first-time participant in a 16 team Fantasy NFL (American Football) league; Friday was ‘Draft’ day. I’d asked our Topeka, KS, USA colleagues about some level of participation last year, and a couple of Continue reading Drafty