Saturday, 10 March 2012

Sepia Saturday 116; Hair;

Beards, are absent in my family, always have been. My ancestors must have been completely against facial hair.
They all looked as clean shaven as Richard E. Grant as Sir Percy aka Scarlet Pimpernel.

I had to call again on my grandson Lucian who has a head full of curls which I think make up for the best beard. This was in 2004.

In 2006 he was in year 12,  17 just before University. At this time he slicked his curls down with lots of gel!

Is this called a good head  of hair?


Thursday, 8 March 2012

Thor's day’s I don’t like; Satire;

Jacek Yerka

Being a little different is bliss...Ts♥

 Thursday is the fourth day of the week according to the international standard adopted in most western countries.  It falls between Wednesday and Friday. The name is derived from Old English Þunresdæg and Middle English Thuresday, which means "Thor's day".

Since the Roman god Jupiter was identified with Thunor (Norse Thor in northern Europe), most Germanic languages name the day after this god: Torsdag in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, Hósdagur/Tórsdagur in Faroese, Donnerstag in German or Donderdag in Dutch. Finnish, a non-Germanic (Uralic) language, uses the borrowing "Torstai". In the extinct Polabian Slavic language, it was perundan, Perun being the Slavic equivalent of Thor.

Jupiter's day
In most Romance languages, the day is named after the Roman god, Jupiter who was the god of sky and thunder.
In Latin, the day was known as Iovis Dies, "Jupiter's Day". In Latin the Genitive or possessive case of Jupiter was Iovis/Jovis and thus in most Romance languages it became the word for Thursday:
Italian giovedì, Spanish jueves, French jeudi,

In Australia, most cinema movies premieres are held on Thursdays. Also, most Australians are paid on a Thursday, either weekly or fortnightly. Shopping Malls see this as an opportunity to open longer than usual, generally until 9 pm, as most pay cheques are cleared by Thursday morning.

Monday's child is fair of face

Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go,
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for a living,
But the child who is born on the Sabbath Day
Is bonny and blithe and good and gay.

Sweet Thursday is a novel by John Steinbeck.  The titular day, the author explains, is the day after Lousy Wednesday, and the day before Waiting Friday.

This Link
will  tell you more of  boring Thursdays;

I  could do without Thursday; it’s not here nor there. According to wikipedia it would not be much to lose.  It could be obliterated from the week.  We could get rid of 52 Thursdays, such bliss. Instead we could have 7more weeks and three days in the year, that would give us 59 weeks and 3 days. This sounds so much more interesting then boring old Thursdays.
 Imagine  more,  but,  shorter weeks; more pay,  less work, how long have they got away with this, telling us a week has to have 7 days, that was very clever, but slowly we are getting there, because we are getting cleverer as well since  we are getting rid of Thursdays. 
We can get rid of  Thursday which is anyway all trivia, no thunder which scares the dogs, anymore. Boys whom are christened a poncy name like Thorsdag, what name is that anyway, can be easily renamed John, or Bill, proper boy’s names! 
Happily we will slide from Wednesday to Friday, no more boring old  Thursdays. Puff they are gone for ever and we will be liberated from Thursdays, because  in relation to…whatever…most people don’t like Thursdays. If you are one of the 7billion 999million you can help obliterate Thursdays. If we are successful with this one we can then perhaps proceed later to obliterate more days, like per example Mondays, but that can  be easily achieved  later.


Monday, 5 March 2012

Monday; feeding the brain cells;

A paradox is a logical statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which if true defies logic or reason, similar to circular reasoning. Typically, however, quoted paradoxical statements do not imply a real contradiction and the puzzling results can be rectified by demonstrating that one or more of the premises themselves are not really true, a play on words, faulty and/or cannot all be true together.

 The word paradox is often used interchangeably with contradiction.

For example, "Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair" or "When the battle's lost and won"
in Act 1,Scene 1.  Shakespeare.

...Nothing is
But what is...

In the big picture, nothing matters;
for the individual everything matters;

Don't give your brain cells a rest, they will quickly wither, dissipate to dust! 

I found that many people are superficial; they can not or will not think beyond their perspective.

The question; how to think rational when the brain is occupied by nothing else but  trivia,  emotional fragments and debris?

Do not take this to serious, it is Monday, did I say Monday?

© TS