The Wall Street Journal – December 17, 2014

Policing that seven-letter medium falls to a group of state motor vehicle employees who have a knack for solving word puzzles, a Mencken-like command of modern slang, and the disposition of a barroom bouncer.

Know phonetics, slang, have good intel?
If not, U R SOL.

{ 0 comments } – December 16, 2014

In the past, especially during summer, a vast majority of clients would do 100% all-off, and then recently—around three or four months ago—there was a greater majority of people who liked to leave a landing strip or a small triangle. Having things taken completely off isn’t the norm anymore. It’s more of the exception.

“Landing strip” or “triangle?” It’s THE fashion schism,
In the netherworld of pubic euphemism.

{ 0 comments } – December 11,  2014

Mastering a skill that has the potential to make your daily life significantly easier and more enjoyable is going to have a positive impact on your emotional state.

Think of each meal as a challenge designed ,
Not just to feed your face but to nourish your mind.


The Wall Street Journal –  December 11, 2014

This winter, the hankies are coming out. It is just because this is the season of sniffles. A current hankering for retro men’s accessories, such as hats tiebars and pocket square us, is reawakening interest in handkerchiefs, some retailers say.

Return of the hanky for those who are knowing.
Mostly for showing (less likely for blowing.)


The Wall Street Journal –  December 11, 2014

Among the seasons least known  holidays is National Noodle Ring Day which falls on Thursday and celebrates a noodle dish baked in a Bundt pan.

The things that bedevil us: oodles.
But, you can always find comfort in noodles.