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Archive for May, 2007

by Old Uncle Crow

“Ride yer bike, save the God-damned environment” — they SAY! 

As to “bicycle-safety,” well, har-de-God-damned-har-har, as they say….
    
The There’s-A-Skeeter-On-My-Peter-Sweet-Marie Hell of it is is that if you DO wear a helmet, then (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

[“DR Nature Boy” does a regular Q & A outdoors-thingy in the pages of the Squawbunion County Pile Driver & Terre de Bleu City Daily Blast — so, here is a letter I tried  to help Grandpa, the argumentative old (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

IN The previous article I notice that my 87-year-old farm-neighbor, Judson Andersen, uses the following (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

[I Got the following screed of idealistic hokum in my computer the other day — some sort of  hopelessly idealistic naive BS.  Anyway, my mistake was I (more…)

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                                                   [5 May 2007

[TO: Minnesota Senator Norman Coleman] 

THANK You! Senator, for the favour of your reports via my computer; they are informative, and I do enjoy reading them.  As you will see on reading further, I do have an apparently-minor point (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

PUNS Are normally so God-awful (and dirty!) that it is a pleasure to introduce these really funny & clever exceptions from UK blogger Anticant! 

http://anticant.blogspot.com/2007/04/bens-conundrums.html

copyrighted by tio cuervo     May 4th, 2007

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ELEMENTARY Phrases, Vocabulary of the Dareezha ‘Arabiya al-Maghreb al-‘Aqsa                          

by ‘Abd al-Mostaqabel  (aka “Old Uncle Crow”)

THE Following was composed as a guide to the spoken dialect-Arabic of Morocco.  It was done in early 2005 for some in-laws from old Mankato, MN.  Hence, the problem of the practically always-much-too-difficult “official phonetic alphabet-systems” was solved, very neatly!  All I needed to do was to transcribe the sounds of Moroccan Arabic into the written sounds of the Lakese dialect of northeastern Blue (more…)

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