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“’Cause you start out stealing songs / Then you’re robbing liquor stores / And selling crack / And running over school kids with your car.” (“Don’t Download This Song” by “Weird Al’ Yankovic)
Rivka Galchen’s short story “Usl at the Stadium” is merely about the role that social media plays in public shaming.
A poem does not come into existence by accident. The words of a poem come out of a poet’s head. In order to judge T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, we must know the design or plan he had in his mind. What was Eliot’s attitude toward his work? How did he feel? What made him write?
“There were the vast depositories where the corrected documents were stored, and the hidden furnaces where the original copies were destroyed. And somewhere or other, quite anonymous, there were the directing brains who co-ordinated the whole effort and laid down the lines of policy which made it necessary that this fragment of the past should be preserved, that one falsified, and the other rubbed out of existence.” (a description of the Records Department of the Ministry of Truth in 1984 by George Orwell)
Kit is struggling to understand Shakespeare, so Tom tells Kit to rely on SparkNotes.com for help since their website offers study guides on many topics.
“You may say I’m a dreamer / But I’m not the only one / I hope someday you’ll join us / And the world will live as one.” (“Imagine” by John Lennon)
Early in Game of Thrones, we are led to believe that Viserys Targaryen appears to be a major threat to the currently reigning king, Robert Baratheon. Viserys is the son of the former king Aerys (The Mad King), and Viserys is obsessed with conquering the Westlands and reclaiming his father’s throne. However, we soon realize that Viserys isn’t the real threat.
“The witnesses for the state, with the exception of the sheriff of Maycomb County, have presented themselves to you gentlemen, to this court, in the cynical confidence that their testimony would not be doubted, confident that you gentlemen would go along with them on the assumption—the evil assumption—that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basically immoral beings, that all Negro men are not to be trusted around our women, an assumption one associates with minds of their calibre.” (spoken by Atticus Finch to the jury in his closing statement from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee)
“Does this place look like I’m married? The toilet seat’s up, man!” (Jeff Bridges as The Dude in The Big Lebowski)
The current in an electrical circuit is directly proportional to the voltage and inversely proportional to the resistance (I=V/R). The resistance in a circuit is doubled. Therefore, the current is cut in half.
“My parents decide to buy my brothers guns. These are not ‘real’ guns. They shoot ‘BBs,’ copper pellets my brothers say will kill birds. Because I am a girl, I do not get a gun.” (“Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self” from In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens by Alice Walker)
Monocot flower parts are in multiples of three. Apple flowers have five petals. Therefore, apple trees are not monocots.
You can’t log into the network. If you have a current password, then you can log into the network. Therefore, you don’t have a current password.
Helium is stable because it’s a noble gas.
“If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” (Johnny Cochran during the OJ Simpson trial, 1995)