Posts tagged ‘washington’

July 24, 2020

Don’t call yourself “the Kraken” unless you’re rum or have tentacles

by allthoughtswork

Seattle, Washington, has a new hockey expansion team. This is the logo:

Seattle Kraken: Name, logo revealed for new franchise - Sports Illustrated

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It’s supposed to represent a scary sea monster that instills fear in the hearts of its adversaries. It looks like something a squid squeezed into a toilet bowl after two many bowls of Cap’n Crunch.

News: Cap'n Crunch's Blueberry Pancake Crunch Cereal is Here!

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Is that a menacing red eye or blood in your stool, Mr. Kraken? Take some Imodium, Washington, and try again.

September 4, 2019

One-Liner Wednesday — #33

by allthoughtswork

“The entire Pacific Northwest, everyone’s dressed like there could be an impromptu hike at a moment’s notice. ‘Well, I’m going for a coffee but you never know when a hike might break out.'”

— Jim Gaffigan

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February 2, 2017

I Can’t Keep Quiet

by duncanr

The Women’s March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to protect legislation and policies regarding human rights and other issues, including women’s rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, the natural environment, LGBTQ rights, racial equality, freedom of religion, and workers’ rightswikipedia

the women wearing pink tea-cosies on their heads practiced this song online before meeting up for this march in Washington

February 24, 2012

Washington in a Nugget

by duncanr

Pareidolia is a fancy name to describe the phenomenon of folks ‘seeing’ faces in everyday commonplace objects.

While the images are most commonly religious in nature,e.g., Jesus and Mary, there are exceptions – the most recent case to gain publicity being that of a woman who has been keeping a McDonalds chicken nugget in her freezer for the past 3 years because . . .

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October 30, 2011

Dead Horse + Naked Woman – WTF ?

by duncanr

There’s some queer folk about !!!

December 21, 2009

This guy has the right idea

by NobblySan

I was driving down a local road on Sunday evening, when I saw a herd of local oiks (chavus urbanis) milling about in the middle of the road. As I slithered towards them on the snowy surface, they legged it, revealing three bloody great snowballs (about 4foot diameter) blocking the road.

I skidded gracefully to a halt, and observed the little bar-stewards running up a nearby footpath. However, two of the bolder ones had stayed at the kerb to see what I did.

I slid my window down and said,

“Come on lads – get ’em shifted, please.”

“Can’t!” sneered the head chav (the apostrophe is mine – I doubt that he’d have used one if he were writing instead of sneering)

“You dozy little twat – isn’t it past your bedtime?” I retorted, rather foolishly.

I say ‘foolishly’ as I only just hit the button to shut the window before a big fuck off snowball hit the glass. I would have looked and felt a prize pillock if it had hit me square in the mush.

Anyhow, the oiks departed, and I got out to roll these big heavy buggers out of the road, to a chorus of jeers from the other end of the footpath.

Like I said in the title, this guy has the right idea!

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