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My Trophy Room

February 23, 2012

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All my life I’ve suspected I wasn’t receiving as many awards as I deserved. But if you bring that oversight to anyone’s attention, they automatically place a mental check next to your name for ¬†being the type of person who desires awards and is therefore the type of person who is undeserving of awards. The […]

Cutting the Cheese is a Cinnamon for Passing Gas

February 18, 2012

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A Sentence Parsing: How can children seem so very smart and so very not smart at the same time? I’ve developed an elaborate system for quantifying my children’s statements to determine whether I should be worried or not. I applied this system to the following: At the dinner table Optimist Prime asked Mrs. Greatsby to […]