Count the squirrels!

November 19, 2020

How many squirrels are in this picture?

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UPDATE: Solution below, in the comments section.


Put on a happy face

November 18, 2020


Advertisements from long, long ago — ultrasexy menswear edition

November 4, 2020


Friday spooky dance

October 30, 2020


Face time: Halloween edition

October 29, 2020


Find the ghost!

October 29, 2020

A ghost lurks among the skeletons. See if you can find it.

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Find the magic wand!

October 22, 2020

Badger seems to have misplaced his magic wand. See if you can find it.

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Get thee to a punnery

October 16, 2020


Find the differences!

October 15, 2020

There are ten differences between these two pictures. See if you can find them. 

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Happy birthday, P. G. Wodehouse

October 15, 2020

In honor of the birthday of one of my favorite authors, here is a book review in verse by one of my favorite poets.

PG Wooster, Just As He Useter
by Ogden Nash

Bound to your bookseller, leap to your library,
Deluge your dealer with bakshish and bribary,
Lean on the counter and never say when,
Wodehouse and Wooster are with us again.

Flourish the fish-slice, your buttons unloosing,
Prepare for the fabulous browsing and sluicing,
And quote, til you’re known as the neighborhood nuisance,
The gems that illumine the browsance and sluicance.

Oh, fondle each gem, and after you quote it,
Kindly inform me just who wrote it.
Which came first, the egg or the rooster?
PG Wodehouse or Bertram Wooster?

I know hawk from handsaw, and Finn from Fiji,
But I can’t disentangle Bertram from PG.
I inquire in the school room, I ask in the road house,
Did Wodehouse write Wooster, or Wooster Wodehouse?

Bertram Wodehouse and PG Wooster,
They are linked in my mind like Simon and Schuster.
No matter which fumbled in ’41,
Or which the woebegone figure of fun.

I deduce how the faux pas came about,
It was clearly Jeeves’s afternoon out.
Now Jeeves is back, and my cheeks are crumply
From watching him glide through Steeple Bumpleigh.

P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975)

Ogden Nash (1902-1971)


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