Yes, it's true. I confess that I read Harry Potter. Moreover, I'm almost as excited as your average pre-teen about the July arrival of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.'
Despite all the hype and as charming as I find the books, I don't stand in long midnight lines with the other Muggles to get my Harry fix the day it's released. I buy it whenever my next book run is, and I've never been unable to get a copy.
I think that no matter what one's age is, it's hard not to fall in love with the mystique and the magic of Harry Potter's enchanted (and enchanting) world. In a way, you are a kid again when you're reading Harry Potter -- and therein lies the magic.
When we can suspend belief and appreciate the awe and wonder of Harry's world, we are only as old as we wanna be.
Two guys were discussing popular family trends on sex, marriage, and values. Stu said, "I didn't sleep with my wife before we got married, did you?"
Leroy replied, "I'm not sure, what was her maiden name?"
A collection of manuscripts written by Isaac Newton recently went on public display for the first time.
In one manuscript from the early 1700s, Newton used the cryptic Old Testament Book of Daniel to calculate the date for the Apocalypse, reaching the conclusion that the world would end no earlier than 2060. "It may end later, but I see no reason for its ending sooner," Newton wrote.
I thought that was pretty interesting. And so, apparently, did Albert Einstein who once had an opportunity to study the documents.
My Word Gone Wild pick of the day:
excpect - A particularly nasty type of spitting.
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"What we know is not much. What we don't know is enormous."