“Paragon Cable in New York recently began a new approach to customers with delinquent accounts. Instead of cutting off service altogether, which would create additional expense to restart when the customer paid up, Paragon merely fills the customers entire 77-channel lineup with C-SPAN. Paragon said the project had been succesful.”—U.S. News & World Report, July 31, 1995
just about fuckall really i mean i had a class on it but it was @ 8 in the a.m. and th@ was during my period of p much always still being drunk @ 8 a.m. or P.M.A.S.B.D.@.8.A.M. if you’re into the whole brevity thing
“You’re unhappy. I’m unhappy too. Have you heard of Henry Clay? He was the Great Compromiser. A good compromise is when both parties are dissatisfied, and I think that’s what we have here.”—larry david
Her middle initial “F” stands for Frances, but she wants to change it to Frank, Fahrvergnugen, or Forklift. She wears a cast, not because she has a broken arm but because it causes an annoying, itchy feeling on her arm which she enjoys scratching.
Committed to learning the principles of Latin grammar as a child in Mexico in the 1650s, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz recalled that she cut her hair very short, and if she had not “learned such and such a thing” by the time it grew out, she “would again cut it off as punishment for being so slow-witted.”
ASHCAN SCHOOL: NAME GIVEN TO A GROUP OF US NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY REALIST PAINTERS AND ILLUSTRATORS-JOHN SLOAN, ROBERT HENRI, AND GEORGE BELLOWS AMONG THEM-WHOSE WORK CONCENTRATED ON THE SEAMIER, URBAN SIDE OF LIFE.
Whiskey was the cash crop of western Pennsylvania. Readily transportable and salable, corn liquor stored much better than the grain from whence it came. Some of it no doubt gurgled and jostled in jugs and barrels swaying across the mountains on the backs of mules to slake the thirst of easterners with jangle of coins in their pockets. Westerners, even when they hungered for the word of God, continued to thirst for the “old Monongahela rye”, and most of it was consumed in the west. The evangelical religion so strong in western Pennsylvania had not yet come out against the drinking cup.