Archive | June, 2011

Sniglets Blog

June 30, 2011

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Glackett (glak’ it) – n. The noisy ball inside a spray-paint can. * A Sniglet is a word that should be in the dictionary but isn’t. Sniglets are the brainchild of comedian Rich Hall, who with a little help from his friends, wrote a series of books containing Sniglets in the mid-1980s.

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On this day…

June 30, 2011

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June 30, 1953: The first Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.

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Motivational quote of the day

June 30, 2011

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We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action. –Frank Tibolt

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Sniglets Blog

June 29, 2011

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Agonosis (ah uh no’ sis) – n. The syndrome of tuning into “Wide World of Sports” every Saturday just to watch the skier rack himself. * A Sniglet is a word that should be in the dictionary but isn’t. Sniglets are the brainchild of comedian Rich Hall, who with a little help from his friends, […]

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Dog Quotes

June 29, 2011

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“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” – Robert A. Heinlein

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On this day…

June 29, 2011

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June 29, 1972: The U.S. Supreme Court rules in the case of Furman v. Georgia that arbitrary and inconsistent imposition of the death penalty violates the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, and constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.

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Motivational quote of the day

June 29, 2011

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When I saw something that needed doing. I did it. –Nellie Cashman

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Motivational quote of the day

June 29, 2011

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Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. –Roger Staubach

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Sniglets Blog

June 28, 2011

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Voitlock (voyt’ lok) – n. When the basketball gets lodged between the rim and the backboard. * A Sniglet is a word that should be in the dictionary but isn’t. Sniglets are the brainchild of comedian Rich Hall, who with a little help from his friends, wrote a series of books containing Sniglets in the […]

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Dog Quotes

June 28, 2011

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“Dogs need to sniff the ground; it’s how they keep abreast of current events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of late-breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard.” –Dave Barry

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