josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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4 Aug '17 05:46:56 PM

'It's not enough, bananas.'

26 Jun '17 04:31:47 PM

'This is the era in which we live. Our diaries are public now.'

22 Jun '17 11:48:50 PM

This guy's got three legal pads.

22 Jun '17 10:45:10 PM

Raindrops sliding down an awning.

21 Jun '17 03:36:39 AM

'… unfazed, unsentimental, uncompromising…'

21 Jun '17 12:54:19 AM

An elderly woman, cursing with some vehemence.

18 Jun '17 08:40:03 PM

A barista takes out the trash, dawdles a few minutes, returns with a cigarette in her mouth, and then tucks the cigarette behind a pipe running down the building before she goes back inside.

18 Jun '17 08:38:37 PM

A bird feeding another bird, who seems perfectly capable of feeding itself.

18 Jun '17 01:48:36 AM

At the pharmacy, there are so many items marketed to such narrowly targeted needs on the shelf that the coupon dispenser hanging from it has been given a little red flashing light, so that customers will even see that it's there.