What is the origin of the phrase "Thank you sir, may I have another?"
Which English letters and numbers are most commonly confused when read out loud over the phone? For example, if you read the digit "five" to someone over the phone, they sometimes hear "nine." When you say "bee" they sometimes hear […]
I want to buy some two-way unlicensed radios (walkie talkies) for family in Israel, similar to the Motorola Talkabout radios with a 2 mile range. In the US they use a frequency called FRS. In Europe there is something called […]
Some famous person, possibly in the 18th or 19th century, once said something like "anybody who claims to understand europe is lying." I don't remember the exact quote. The meaning was, european diplomacy and politics are so complicated and esoteric […]
Whatever happened to Eric and Jesse, the geeks from Jon Katz's book "Geeks?"