Monthly Archives: December 2007

Appeal

If anyone reading this will be attending the A.P.A. meeting in Chicago this week, I would dearly love to get copies of the 20%-off sales catalogues from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and Walter de Gruyter and would be glad to reimburse … Continue reading

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Carolinian Culinary Delights

While looking for lard at Food Lion for my Christmas baking (in the oven right now), I ran across a shelf (just above the bacon) with a row of products from Neese’s Sausage: country sausage, liver pudding, souse, and “c. … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice

Winter begins . . . . . . . . now. So how about some snow for Raleigh?

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Best Spam Subject Line Ever

That would be “electron band structure in germanium, my ass”. I don’t remember enough of my high school physics to know whether this the sort of thing drunken physicists would say to each other, but it sounds like it could … Continue reading

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