Things People Said Ordinary people can be drop dead funny. Latest additions: 1/21/11 Human speech is directly responsible for almost every thought and emotion we have throughout life's journey. The complexity of language and the complex messages we use it to communicate leave the possibilities wide open for just about anything. Among other things, people can say things that are funny. This page features humor that bypasses that. Slips and Gaffes Accident Reports -- Descriptions of accidents as written on insurance claim forms. Questions, Suggestions, and Complaints Forest Service Feedback -- City folk suggest improvements to the outdoors. Things Kids Say Kids' Ideas About Love -- 5 to 10 year olds expound on love and marriage. Stupidity Warning Labels -- In today's litigious society, products need ridiculously obvious instructions. Famous People Yogi Berra -- Verbal blunders from one of baseball's legends. For goofs and gaffes related to computers, visit: RinkWorks Talk Back Legalese
s "The Reference Desk" - Business, Math, Science, Engineering, Technology, Language, Medical, Veterinary, Livestock, Gardening, Photography, Music, Recipes, etc. Quotes and Famous Sayings Top Films of the 1990s TOP TEN FILMS OF THE 1990s Return to Main Film Page 1. MAGNOLIA (Paul Thomas Anderson) 2. THE TALENTED MR. Honorable Mention: THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (Myrick & Sanchez); COOKIE'S FORTUNE (Altman); ELECTION (Payne); EXISTENZ (Cronenberg); THE LIMEY (Soderberg); THE LITTLE THIEF (Zonca); M/OTHER (Suwa); MR. Notable Shorts: THE CURVE (Rohmer); FAST AS YOU CAN (Anderson); LET FOREVER BE (Gondry); OUTER SPACE (Tscherkassky) Most Overrated: THE HURRICANE (Jewison); THE SIXTH SENSE (Shyamalan) 1998 1. Honorable Mention: AUTUMN TALE (Rohmer); BUFFALO '66 (Gallo); CLASS TRIP (Miller); THE GENERAL (Boorman); I STAND ALONE (Noe); THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO (Stillman); LATE AUGUST, EARLY SEPTEMBER (Assayas); MY NAME IS JOE (Loach); THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY (Farrelly); ZERO EFFECT (Kasden) Notable Shorts: ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (Anderson); LICK THE STAR (Coppola); PRAISE YOU (Jonze); THIS IS HARDCORE (Nichol) Most Overrated: ELIZABETH (Kapur) 1997 1. 1996 1. 1995 1. Most Overrated: ANTONIA'S LINE (Gorris)
Small Business Ideas Now A Simple Novel Outline – 9 questions for 25 chapters « H.E. Roulo Just as every tree is different but still recognizably a tree, every story is different but contains elements that make it a story. By defining those before you begin you clarify the scope of your work, identify your themes, and create the story you meant to write. At Norwescon 2011 I sat in on a session called Outline Your Novel in 90-minutes led by Mark Teppo. I’ll give you the brief, readable, synthesized version. Answer 9 questions and create 25 chapter titles and you’re there. Here are the 9 questions to create a novel: 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) Now, with those 9 questions answered to your satisfaction, try to fill in a 25 chapter, 75,000 word outline. Chapters 7-18 are the middle of your book. Chapters 19-25 depict the heroic act to victory. Wasn’t that easy? Okay, sure, the work isn’t done yet. Using the idea that there are 25 chapters, I outlined my current work in progress. I hope that was helpful. Tell me what works for you. Related 6 Steps to Masterful Writing Critiques
Intriguing Architecture Details Showcased by an Australian Family Residence With an impressive modern architecture and featuring a swimming pool suspended 36 feet above the ground, Treetops Residence was designed by Australian studio Artas Architects & Planners and constructed by D Pearce Constructions. The building is located in Brisbane, Australia and is surrounded by a lush green landscape which ensures a high level of privacy. Here is more from the project developers: “The house’s centerpiece is a sky pool with living areas wrapped around its striking boldness creating a place of tranquility, where water, space and sky come together. The entry floor contains a three-car garage with off street parking for three visitor’s cars.
Dog Intelligence Test Has anyone seen a white coat hanger? I seemed to have lost it. Stanley Coren ranked dog breeds by intelligence in his book The Intelligence of Dogs based on surveys done of dog trainers, the article for which contains a summary of the rankings obtained. According to Coren, there are three types of dog intelligence. They are: Adaptive Intelligence (learning and problem-solving ability). Coren has come up with six test to see how intelligent dogs are. Test Rules: Use your own dog, at least one year old, and living with you for at least 3 monthsThe tests should be like a game for your dogYou must remain calm, don’t raise your voice, act disgusted or over excitedYou can only do the tests once or twice for scoring purposesThe tests can be given separately and in any order. About the dog IQ Test: The tests were devised by Dr Stanley Coren, professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, a prizewinning dog trainer and an authority on canine intelligence. How to do the test Scoring