Friday, May 30, 2008

Quote

"Time flies like an arrow

Fruit flies like a banana"


I keep thinking there is something about a bat in there as well but I am wrong, I also keep thinking there is a word for this kind of twist in word usage - like in the first sentence is another kind of like than the like in the second sentence.

Inflation data

One of them very useful sites - I should make a list of them somewhere ...

http://www.measuringworth.com/inflation/

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Research questions

This is really what research should be about - asking questions! I found today that Mary Philipse was accused of treason with two other women during the American Revolutionary War - but I am having trouble finding any particulars about them. So this is a question to research ... and either I can find the answer easily in a book OR there is no such book and I can write it. That is how it is supposed to work.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

The Broccoli Principle

It doesn’t matter how healthy it is if they won’t eat it.

OR

We have to eat the broccoli life serves us.

which one is it?