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Stop Speaking Infantish

September 24, 2017
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Stop Speaking Infantish

For goodness sake, if you want to train your dog properly, stop speaking infantish to him. Your dog is not a human infant. The reason we talk googly to infants is that we are training them early on…

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Can’t Find the Words

September 8, 2017
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Can’t Find the Words

Why is childish a word, but we can’t say infantish, adultish or seniorish? At this stage in my life, I ping-pong between infantish and seniorish. Often at the same time, too, like when I forget the nipple on my beer bottle and I soak my…

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Vote For Ron

August 17, 2017
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Vote For Ron

I love reading about physics, but boy, some of it is pretty mysterious. Who’s Ron, for instance? And why should I vote for him? Sean Carroll, my favourite physicist, keeps saying “elect Ron” this and…

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Blind Date

July 24, 2017
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Blind Date

What happens when two blind people go on a date? Is that called a blind date? It can’t be. Based on that criteria, we would have to call regular dating sight dating. The blind part refers to the fact that you…

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Breedism

June 13, 2017
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Breedism

Are dogs aware of their breed? Can a Doberman think, “Shit, where are all the Pinscher’s in this country? We’re letting in too many French Poodles. Snobs. Can’t even put ketchup on my food around…

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Dog Days

June 5, 2017
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I envision a world where people stop judging each other by their colour, creed or gender and instead do what dogs do, and judge people by the smell of their bum. PFHardieI am a graphic…

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The Electric Chair

May 29, 2017
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Due to the increased health risks associated with sitting, the electric chair will be banned as an instrument of capital punishment. Sitting is the new smoking, doctors say, and sitting in an electric chair is definitely…

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Happy as a Clam

May 23, 2017
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When you think about seafood, and the various moods they might experience, do you peg clams as being particularly happy creatures? Happier than, say, your average krill? When we humans are really happy, thrilled, and…

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Comedienne?

May 12, 2017
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Comedienne?

Do we really need a different word for a female comedian. Is this to remind women that they are not quite like men? Is a female doctor a doctorienne? There sure are some great Painteriennes. SCENE: Comedy…

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Men’s Book Club

May 10, 2017
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Men’s Book Club

I’m super excited about men’s book club next week. Our book is I Ain’t Got Time To Bleed, by Jesse Ventura. Being a writer, I insist on grammatically correcting it to Do I Have Time…

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