Tag Archives: damn dubious

TB, The Little Scamp and “The Greatest Medical System in the World” *TM

Quote of the Day: “A stitch in times saves nine.” –American proverb A week ago Saturday the Little Scamp took a big spill. She split the skin open on her brow bone above her left eye. Her grandmothers were keeping … Continue reading

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The Butler (Bulldogs) Didn’t Do It

Quote of the Day: “Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.”     —Napoleon Bonaparte Southerners more than any other group of Americans know how to take pride in glorious, gallant defeat. We have … Continue reading

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A Big Decision

Quote of the Day: “The secret of genius is to carry the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” –Aldous Huxley Have you heard the news yet? TB turns 40 this year. Surprisingly, I’m not the only … Continue reading

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KanJoe

Quote of the Day: “Shame may prevent what law does not prohibit.” –Seneca One of the new cliches introduced in the Obama era is “teachable moment.” The idea is that shameful acts or comments can be redeemed if the offending … Continue reading

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Needles

Quote of the Day: “As a child I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.” –Dave Barry I cannot recall the first time I had to get a shot. I do recall the screams of terror emanating … Continue reading

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Ignorance, Tyranny and Health Insurance

Quote of the Day: “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” –Act IV, Henry VI, William Shakespeare Today’s QOTD is TB’s all time favorite widely misunderstood quotation. The line was written not in commentary of lawyers filing … Continue reading

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TB’s Society Page

Quote of the Day: “I am who I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain’t never gonna do it any different. I don’t care who likes it and who don’t.” –Buck Owens Let … Continue reading

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Philosobaen (a list to live by)

Quote of the Day: “All generalizations are false, including this one.” –Mark Twain TB’s been using the philosobaen tag since the blog started, and lately its occurred to me the credo of philosobaenism ought to be recorded. I imagine this … Continue reading

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The Mad Man

ed. note–“The Mad Man” is a Hemingway-esque melodramedy with a twist of TB. The story incorporates 15 random words and phrases chosen by The Daily Wit and appearing in the post previous to this one as well as on TDW’s … Continue reading

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The Walk of Shame

Quote of the Day:     “The only shame is to have none.”     –Blaise Pascal TB always gets good blog material on my frequent trips to Oxford. Sunday morning I was in charge of breakfast so I drove … Continue reading

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