It seems that in the United States, a bill may soon add pink protective wear to the existing orange that hunters are required to wear. The legislation was approved by the Wisconsin State Senate last week, and now goes to the State Governor, Scott Walker.
A couple of weeks ago, a man removed a 190-plus bottle display of nail polish from a store in Manhattan, New York. Police estimated the value of the goods at more than $1,500. In view of the dollar amount of the crime, the thief faces a charge of grand larceny.
To cheer up your week, do take less than 10 minutes to watch this hilarious demonstration of what happened when, instead of deleting unwanted emails, someone actually replied…
I’ve just discovered a new American word – “flub” – which according to my dictionary means “botch or bungle”. So I’m guessing we would use “fluff” for that in the UK.
Anyway, I wanted to tell you about an out-of-print publication (but still available on second-hand book websites) with some wonderful linguistic flubs (or fluffs)… you’ll get the idea from the title: Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge.
A seasonal Monday smile to start your week…
Strictly speaking not a Monday smile, but for me the idea conjures up wonderful imagery! :-)
So… this is actually a Term Focus post, on the practice of Hot Tubbing.