Monday, December 30, 2013

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Webley Vickers

Composite maker of the 50:80 machine-pistol 
that went ta-pocketa, ta-pocketa.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Hanno the Great

There were actually three Hannos the Great in Carthage.  None were too great, but he was the first and the least.  This bust was commissioned shortly following his death by torture.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Jack Gurney

The 14th Earl of Gurney prepares to enter the House of Lords.
for Peter O'Toole (1932 - 2013)
The Ruling Class
(originally posted 12/4/09)

Saturday, December 14, 2013


affluenza:  a fictitious affliction.
affluential:  the ability to have one's wealth free one from the social contract.

Monday, December 09, 2013

hot trodder

n.  One in pursuit of moss troopers and reavers.
- Century Dictionary & Encyclopedia, 1911 ed.

Friday, December 06, 2013

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Boy Inventor

Boy Inventor Demonstrates Perception 
Through Hole in the Fabric 
of the Space–Time Continuum

Monday, December 02, 2013


n.  jilter or balker
- Century Dictionary & Encyclopedia, 1911 ed.

Sunday, December 01, 2013


n.  tricker or mocker
- Century Dictionary & Encyclopedia, 1911 ed.