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Beer versus sobriety

In Bric-a-brac, Funny, Lighter Sides on January 21, 2009 at 12:23 pm

I came across a picture this morning from the web and somehow this tickled me to write a post about it. To be honest, I never drink but then again, I just thought that this post might be interesting enough to explore. Afterwards, I was drowning in my cramped, smokey but definitely-cool-for-me cubicle in search for statistics or data to support this writing. This article may also trigger controversy just like the previous one.

As I was browsing Google, entering such keywords as “Effects of beer”, I stumbled upon a page with the subject of “Effects of drinking beer” and on top of the page, there’s question that read “Does drinking make you stupid?”. I read on, and here’s the adapted excerpt from the web page:

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Cool Ads To Seize Your Day

In Ads, Funny on December 1, 2008 at 4:03 pm

Great Ads, The Fifth Installment:

The fifth installment from the previous great ads campaigns posted previously here, here, here and here. Advertising seems to be an unceasing industry, advertising agencies try to convey particular message in each commercial in such a creative way, offering an endless storage of creative ideas, both in commercial ads and also Public Service Announcements.

Here are some award-winning ads, some of them are funny while some others are quite scary in terms of ideas.

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A to Z English Words With Surprising Origins

In Funny, History, Languages, Trivias, Unique on November 28, 2008 at 12:00 pm

A to Z English Words Origins

Henry Hitchings, an etymologist and author of The Secret Life of Words (which won the John Llewellyn Rhys Book Prize this week), presents an A-to-Z of his favourite words that have been absorbed into English from other languages. Funny, awesome as well as surprising origins of some common English words we hear everyday.

Check out all the words below:

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