Who Framed “Rabbit, Rabbit”? Happy First of the Month!

Rabbit . . . Rabbit. (We sound like frogs.)

The phrase “rabbit, rabbit” and “bunny, bunny” was an off-topic of discussion today. Some of us have heard of it and some of us slowly scratched our heads. But according to the British superstition (we could only find a reference via Wikipedia, so validity is flimsy), saying either phrase right when you wake up on the first of the month …

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So Many Peeves, I Made Them My Pets! Flush/Flesh Language Confusion and What You Can Do About It

Flush (out): To cause (as a bird) to flush; to expose or chase from a place of concealment <flushed the boys from their hiding place> Flesh (out): To make fuller or more nearly complete —used with out <museums fleshing out their collections with borrowed works> Many people tell me they are going to “flush out” their ideas. I suppose this …

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Lorem Ipsum What-the-Hell-Um It’s Our “Speaking of Design” Feature!

It’s a cute kitty AND a Lorem Ipsum joke! We’re going to get SO much traffic!

Note: Because this is a long post (surprise surprise), I’ve divided it into sections so that you can mix and match according to your own interests and time constraints. I.     The Part About the History of Lorem Ipsum II.    The Part About the Trend Toward Funny and/or Diverse Lorem Ipsum III.   The Part with the Examples of Funny Lorem Ipsum …

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“Snark”: It’s Not Just an Apocryphal Sea Monster Google Roulette Monday

It’s hard not to be snarky about this man’s head.

Without chance, the world would just be boring. And without Google Roulette Mondays, in which we put a chosen word into Google Images to see what comes up first, frivolity would have no meaning. People frequently describe Knock Knock’s voice as “snarky.” It’s not a description we like, because “snarky” has in its definition ill will, cynicism, and cattiness, and …

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At Knock Knock, We Are Sometimes “Wackadoo” It’s Our “Word of the Moment” Feature!

Second result for “wackadoo” on Google Images.

For some reason, I have lately been in love with the word “wackadoo.” As with most transient word crushes, I peak by using a word far too often. This is especially the case with words that stand out as unusual. A few weeks ago, my cousin was visiting me, and she noted that I had uttered “wackadoo” at least three …

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