A flight to Mumbai from Amsterdam on Wednesday had its own personal terror alert and was turned around, by the pilot, for an emergency landing — afterward, 12 passengers were held overnight by Dutch police. Why? The NYT has the scoop:
The pilot of Northwest Flight 42 . . . turned back about 20 minutes into the flight . . . after several passengers were observed passing cell phones back and forth and unfastening their seat belts.
Well, was the fasten seat belt light still on?!? If a man unfastens his seat belt, or . . .
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Left Pedal, the blog, has risen Phoenix-like out of the ashes.
Warning: semi work-safe bird-flipping images may occur.
The other day I was talking about the University of Florida (where I spent part of my schooling) with some friends.
“There was a good community in the English department,” I said. “There wasn’t much to do in Gainesville, so there was a lot of drinking.”
My friend — let’s call call him “Mr. M,” to protect the innocent — created a word on the spot: “A comdrinkity!”
At the time, I found that to be wildly hilarious.
48 hours later? . . . Still funny!
(anybody have any made-up words to share?)