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Time was that if you typed: “I’d like to throttle Bill Gates for his monopolistic business practices” into Microsoft Word and then checked the phrase against its built-in thesaurus, it offer the following phrase in response: “I’ll drink to that”. […]
When an accident occurred during an F1 Grand Prix, Murray Walker, the motor racing commentator would sometimes tell the audience “we can’t see what’s happened from where we’re sat.” The reason Walker could not tell who came off at turn […]
If I told you what I did today, you probably would be left unimpressed. Rather obviously, I spent a part of today writing a blog. Let us avoid any metaphysical musings of over whether the blog-writing should be described in […]
Yesterday I received another letter from Prince Karl Zeis, member of the royal house of Delfthia, and long-time fan of Halfthoughts. Prince Karl often hobnobs with the world’s elite. But I was flabbergasted by the contents of his latest missive. […]
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/halfthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/LilyAllenArthurScargill.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (9.4MB) Enjoy this blog as a podcast here or at iTunes. George Orwell wrote about Salvador Dali: “One ought to be able to hold in one’s head simultaneously the two facts that Dali […]