Monthly Archives: May 2011

Maybe I’m Too Fond of Puns . . . .

My local movie theater has been serving delicious hors d’oeuvres (from this restaurant) at their showings of the Metropolitan Opera HD simulcasts. What should they have served for Richard Strauss’ last opera on April 23rd? Carpaccio, of course.

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Sufficient Unto the Day is the Quotation Thereof

The professor is nothing if not a maker of card-indexes; he must classify or be damned. (H. L. Mencken, Prejudices: First Series [1919], XVII. “George Jean Nathan”)

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