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The Daily Word 1.1.11

Hair of the dog edition

The Daily Word

Hair of the dog. With voicebox bagpipes.

Somebody put something in my drink.

Another Tupolov TU-154 passenger jet crashed, er... exploded before take-off. Pop group Na Na were there.

Think the world is going to end in 2012? WRONG! Try May 21st 2011.

Relive the past ten years of time-wasting by wasting more time on these top ten memes of the decade.

Close to zero degrees in ABQ last night. There are no interesting links for thawing frozen water pipes so watch some stupid snowmobile viddies. Might want to turn the sound down and play Sound of Music instead.

Speaking of The Sound of Music, eldest Von Trapp daughter Agathe Von Trapp died. She didn't really have a telegram-delivering Nazi boyfriend.

Iran's first satirical news show -actually made in D.C.- Parazit is broadcast by Voice of America. Journalism or propaganda?

Iraq may ban guns. Wait-wait, make that toy guns.

Dolphins beach themselves because... well, because they're deaf.

Gee, didn't see this coming: Organ donation as condition of parole is probably illegal.

On new years day in 1788, Quakers in Pennsylvania emancipated their slaves. That's 19 years before the British abolished the slave trade and 75 years before the emancipation proclamation.