Food vs. Dessert
So I have a problem. It’s not earthshaking, but it is real and does exist. Maybe y’all know how to fix it. My problem is what is food vs. what is dessert. I have recently realized that my brain categorizes ANYTHING sweet as “dessert,” and not-sweet as “food.” This leads to me FEELING like I have eaten a meal when I have eaten a bag of potato chips, and that...
So pickpocketing is still alive and flourishing in Europe, and KH has taught me all kinds of ways to protect my stuff. However, the less subtle method of “grab something out of someone’s hands and run away” is also in use. The other day, KH was saying he was concerned that I carry my Kindle in my hands while I walk, and maybe I shouldn’t do that. I asked, VERY...
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joshishollywood: Though considered obsolete, octopodes, as the plural form of octopus, is still correct, as is the more contemporary variant, octopuses. However, since the word octopus is derived from Greek, and not Latin, octopi is incorrect. The little wooden block Christ on the cross is often depicted as standing on is referred to as asuppedaneum. Although most often used as a malaprop...
So I found this cat litter here that I haven’t seen in the US (this does not mean it doesn’t exist there, but I never saw it because I was heading straight for the fresh step and not looking at anything else). It’s silicon crystals, and works GREAT. It’s a bit more expensive, but it’s soooooo much better. Absorbs smells like WOW: if it’s more than a couple...