Monthly Archives: June 2006

Not paying attention

Come on. I know the typing is bland, but it’s still in English. If you can’t be bothered to pay attention to the article while you read it, then don’t comment on it. The blandly typed article in question, Big … Continue reading

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Updated World Cup Jersey Standings 2006-06-27

Jersey manufacturer standings as of the end of the round of 16 on 27 June. Number in parentheses is the number of teams in the final 8 for each manufacturer. Tie-breaker is the number of teams the manufacturer had in … Continue reading

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Updated World Cup Jersey Standings 2006-06-26

Jersey manufacturer standings as of the end of play on 26 June. Number in parentheses is the number of teams in the final 8 for each manufacturer. Six slots are filled so far. Tie-breaker is the number of teams the … Continue reading

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The real World Cup

I know everybody else has been wondering about this as much as I have, so I thought I’d compile the results. Here is how the teams sponsored by various uniform manufacturers are doing. The results of the group round: Nike … Continue reading

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This is how it’s done

Argentina’s second goal against Serbia & Montenegro demonstrates why it’s called the Beautiful Game.

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Poor old Will and Jeff

Turns out that the King James Version of the Bible is the "foundation of all our literature." I bet William Shakespeare and Geoffrey Chaucer and Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson and Edmund Spenser and The Dude That Wrote Beowulf are … Continue reading

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The *72 scam

So yesterday I was sitting there when the phone rang. The caller ID said it was from a pay phone. I answered and a recorded voice told me that it was a collect call from an inmate at the Dallas … Continue reading

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