I was delighted to have finally received my Powershot S90, and without further...– Eggcorn alert! “Without further adieu…” instead of “Without further ado…” (This is a grate eggcorn.) Amazon
In his personal life, Runciman was an old-fashioned English eccentric, known,...– Steven Runciman
When Albert Einstein died, he met three New Zealanders in the queue outside the...– The Economist, June 13th 1992, p. 71; via The Big Picture
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
I am with you, you men and women of a generation, or ever so many generations hence; I project myself—also I return—I am with you, and know how it is. Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt; Just as any of you is one of a living crowd, I was one of a crowd; Just as you are refresh’d by the gladness of the river and the bright flow, I was refresh’d; Just as you stand and...
Swartzentruber Amish use reflective tape on the back of their buggies, in place...– Swartzentruber Amish
Kobun Chino lived for some years in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico, near his zendo and...– Kobun Chino