So, I know the rule is Don’t Talk About the Blog on the Blog, but, I have decided I need a new “term”, a new “mental frame” to describe a state, or mode, of being that I find myself operating in at times, THE SCRAMBLE. Like many of the terms I coin, this one is […]
There are some 6,800 unique languages in use today. Not every word translates perfectly, and meaning sometimes falls through the cracks. For instance, there is no English translation for the Japanese wabi-sabi—the idea of finding beauty in imperfection—or for the German waldeinsamkeit, the feeling of being alone in the woods. Different fields of science, too, […]
YouTube – Silly Audrey drinks milk and chats
i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your sister. i didn’t say i slept with your […]
this evening, as J2 went to open the back of our car, to get a cat out of it, he said, “i’m gonna open the truck”
according to J2, “trail mix” is the bag that says “chex mix” on it, and “chex mix” doesn’t exist. the bag that actually says “trail mix” is not something he likes to eat, and, it is not “real” trail mix.
according to J2, “chest” is a game you play on a checkerboard, with pieces vaguely resembling mideaval characters, such as “knights”, “kings” or “pawns”.
according to J2, a woman who is great with child is “pregnick”
first off: i like the ESV. bad NIV translation has spawned the phrase “weaker brother”, which implies that the person must be somehow “under” you, by the -er suffix. the phrase, though, is simply “one who is weak in faith” — regardless of how they’re faith “stacks up” to yours. anyway, on with the scripture: […]
where’s the line? what defines “course joking” ? is it simply using a (gasp!) curse-word? is it lewdness? is it always only in the ear of the beholder? are there simply some things a christian should never say, under any circumstances? (and if so, can you tell us without sinning???) is what you ought not […]
position: god doesn’t care a whit about about the grammar rules of whichever particular language you write in. respect is shown by expressing a kingdom heart in a way that uplifts, rather than tears down. by truly caring more for your neighbor’s best interests than your own. this does not mean submitting to the prideful, […]
the boys and the girls don’t speak the same language they talk to each other but they never hear the girl will say one thing the boy will hear other the boy will say some thing it will miss the girl’s ear the girls and the boys don’t share a vocab they both know they’re […]