Thursday, January 19, 2023

Miss Cellania's Links

This lunar year will be the Year of the Rabbit or the Year of the Cat, depending on where you live

A simple tale that begins in 2023, in six parts. Hit "next" to advance the story. (via Metafilter

Is My House Haunted? A General Building Contractor weighs in. (via Boing Boing)

Nobody Wants to Buy the Ugly Crypto House.

Why the Union Army Had So Many Boy Soldiers. The Confederate side had too many as well.

Why Hire a Translator When You Can Use an App? See 50 examples of poor translations that turned out to be quite funny in a second language.

Charles Boycott: The Man Who Became a Verb.

If you find it a treat to hear the solo from "Free Bird," check out this dude playing it on harmonica, and even better this high school student on violin (skip to 4:30). (via Metafilter)

Halloween in January? You Betcha!


Debra She Who Seeks said...

"Wash thoroughly after reading Miss Cellania" -- love it, LOL!

Anonymous said...

I love the video of Frank Zappa playing the Freebird solo with armpit farts. He was a genius musician with an absurdist sense of humor.

xoxoxoBruce said...

What a rabbit hole that "begins in 2023" is. He's good, twisted but in a good way (read twisted to my taste) and a lot of comics logged.

Boy soldiers? In the mid 1800's a male 13 or 14 was expected to do the work of and behave like a man. They had to grow up in a hurry and by that age had been hunting for years so were fair shots.