Stale zaniness 048

Yesterday as Denton and Hannah assembled a KALLAX / LEKMAN shelf unit with eight inserts to replace a desk in their living room, I stood in a “‘genkan,’ the low area near the front door where Japanese people leave their shoes before entering,” and wondered what the word was.

As I searched for the answer, I also realized: No stale zaniness has been on this blog in quite a while, like Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP), or the Word of the Day at Dictionary.com – niveous: resembling snow.

Get Ready for Next Week’s Arctic BlastFirsthand Weather
“The United States needs to get ready for an Arctic blast next week that will likely be comparable to last winter’s bitter cold.”

Before one expresses contempt or disapprobation for such, “Remember,
the winter that wasn’t,’” well, who wants temperatures in the triple digits in summer?

Kansas City must reduce gun violence and stay focused on lowering the murder rate in 2015
“Was 2014 a blip on a screen or the year Kansas City got serious about stopping murders? Time will tell, but chances are it’s the latter. Systems are now in place …”

“16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son,
that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world,
but in order that the world might be saved through him. (John 3:16-17)”

Jeb Bush would be a lock for the GOP in the 2016 presidential campaign
“No matter what many political pundits say, I believe Jeb Bush will be the Republican nominee for president in 2016. Furthermore, the former governor of …”

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”
Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to show you any stinking badges.

DARPA Developing Microdrones Designed to Sneak Into Homes
“Looking at rules and regulations regarding the environment, computers, space, energy, and more, and determining how they affect individuals and businesses …”

I skipped open enrollment in March, August, and December, “The first year of the Affordable Care Act is in the books, and now comes a tricky tax-filing season that could stretch IRS resources but be lucrative for tax-preparation firms.”

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