Monthly Archives: June 2012

Blood is thicker than water.


“Blood is thicker than water” is a German proverb which according to Wikipedia: “ . . generally means that the bonds of family and common ancestry are stronger than those bonds between unrelated people (such as friendship). In a dispute … Continue reading

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Shaving.


Prior to the late twentieth century men used a cup of water and a rinse of water for shaving their face. Since then many men shave whilst under the shower. Are you one of the latter?

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Late night taxi.


It is late at night/early in the morning and you have called for a taxi to pick you up near an intersection. It is a very busy time for taxis so you were told that you may have to wait … Continue reading

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The Gift.


You give someone a gift and that someone, not having a use for such, gives it to someone and you find out. What do you feel?

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Giving.


You have $100 to give to a charity and you favour charities A and B. You feel that A is slightly more deserving and see that B will give you a 30% tax benefit. Which do you choose?

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Hidebound.


As earthlings we tend to be hidebound – confined by our physical state; some more than others. Have you liberated yourself? Do you want to? NOTE: Below are two meanings of hidebound which are pertinent here. World English Dictionary hidebound … Continue reading

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Shopping. (2)


Do you shop because something is necessary or as a pastime?

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