Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier?

Dramatization of transcripts from a legal deposition. Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier? from The New York Times – Video on Vimeo… Continue Reading >

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Alphabetical Alphabet

Neil deGrasse Tyson on if the alphabet was organized phonetically… Continue Reading >

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21 Great Censored-for-TV Lines

The workplace is like Network TV in that you can’t swear or be inappropriate. So if you’re looking to vent frustration, but want to do it appropriately, take some inspiration from this list of lines from movies that were edited for TV. Note: Since this is a SFW blog, I’m not going to share what… Continue Reading >

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Latin Phrases to Sound Smarter

Sure, you could say these things in English, but you’ll sound much smarter when you say them in Latin. Vescere bracis meis – Eat my shorts. Ut humiliter opinor – In my humble opinion Di! Ecce hora! – God, look at the time! Quid agis, medice? – What’s up, Doc? Me transmitte sursum, caledoni –… Continue Reading >

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27 Collective Nouns for People

A variety of collective nouns for people: professions, classes and types. A banner of knights. A bench of Bishops. A disworship of Scots. A draught of butlers. A drunkenship of cobblers. A field of runners. A hastiness of cooks. A neverthriving of jugglers. A nucleus of physicists. A pantheon of gods. A peloton of cyclists… Continue Reading >

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