Monthly Archives: April 2013

YEPIDEMIC – Wednesday’s Wordapod

donkeys and elephants

 

 

 

 

Wednesday’s Wordapod, found in Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words, might be a good thing for our highly partisan, fractured political system.

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He Said What?!

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A couple weeks ago, in anticipation of my son’s tee-ball debut, I wrote about my own inauspicious Little League Baseball debut. It wasn’t pretty, (and involved coming in the game for my requisite one at-bat and looking at the first baseman—not the pitcher—as strikes one, two and three whooshed by unchallenged…and that was the best part of it) which is an understatement. However, it went a helluva lot smoother than that of A.J. Clemente—who made his debut last night as a weekend co-anchor for NBC affiliate KFYR-TV of Bismarck, North Dakota.

 

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BAGRAVATION – Wednesday’s Wordapod

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Wednesday’s Wordapod, not found in Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words, (Volume Two?) just might validate that popular expression of people fighting their way out of paper bags—wet, or otherwise.

 

Bagravation

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KNOCKTURNAL – Wednesday’s Wordapod

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Today’s brand new Wordapod, not found in Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words, (Volume Two?) may describe some annoying people you know.

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Benny, the Muckdog

 

Muckdogs cap

 

Meet my son, Muckdog Benny.

 

Wasn’t it just yesterday that he was soiling his diapers? And now he’ll be dirtying his tee-ball uniform as a member of the mighty Muckdogs. Yep, Daddy’s proud. Can’t wait…

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Phorecasting Phemonenal Pheats?

 

Opening DayAs a diehard sports fan, there is a certain beauty surrounding the start of any of the four major pro sports seasons—football, basketball, hockey and baseball—yet, the start of the baseball season is the one I most eagerly await. Not only is baseball my favorite sport, but there is a certain promise that comes with the apparent spring weather.

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Questionable Tactics?

nervous speaker

 

There are many among us who would—if we are to believe certain surveys and the urban myths attached to them—rather die than speak. Still, there are others among us (including yours truly, when in the mood) who are dying TO speak.  Both are only slight exaggerations.

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AROUND THE CORN – Wednesday’s Wordapod

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Today’s Wordapod, taken from Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words, is also an homage to our enduring national pastime. And you don’t have to be from Iowa or a(n)…ahem…stalker to appreciate it.

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