I don’t know why I do the things I do. Today I searched Google for a phrase that I used to say a lot: “Sleepmode is the squidaud” It was an inside joke of sorts. Busta Rhymes often says “Flipmode is the Squidaud,” refering of course to his group. Some friends of mine hijacked that phrase and began using it to refer to a love of slumber. Anyway, I digress.
The point is that I Googled “sleepmode is the squidaud” and only got three results. Two were from the previous version of TedCHoward.com, and one was from a blog that I apparantly had 4 years ago. Using Google as the record, I am the only person to ever post the phrase “sleepmode is the squidaud” on the internet. I’m not sure how I feel about that.
Because what we really needed was a logo we could see from space.
As far as I’m concerned this is Class IV Retarded. It was an orange watergun. Now this six year old will be suspended for 10 days and have on his permanent record that he brought something resembling a weapon to school.
Talk Like a Pirate Day is tomorrow, and to help get you in the mood, ABC’s season premiere of Wife Swap features a pirate family. Actually, not just any pirate family, but the family who started Talk Like a Pirate Day a few years back.
OmniNerd has a very interesting article on our obsession with finding the cheapest gas available. He mathematically determines possible savings over a month, and then applies the formulas to other commodities that we generally aren’t as obsessive at finding better prices.
I have been known to go out of my way for that extra $0.05/gallon savings, but how much am I actually saving?
Waiting for me in my inbox this morning was an email from Amazon.com.
As someone who has purchased books about pirates, you might like to know about our featured booklist celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Well, they’ve got me pegged. Here’s the list.
Of course some would argue that I’m already there. Regardless, the following songs have been stuck in my (and my wife’s) head for a few days now. Enjoy: