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What is a typical train hauling?

What is a typical train hauling?

“What the fuck is in all of those cars?” A simple question that, while shouted DIRECTLY INTO MY EAR, DANIEL, ┬áis one I’ve found myself shouting into my own in ear in my mind. My mind’s ear. So what does a typical train carry? What the HELL is in all of those cars? When is...
Where did the "Shave and a Haircut" knock come from?

Where did the “Shave and a Haircut” knock come from?

If you say “Who framed Roger Rabbit”, then you are definitely a part of my generation. And a fart-knocker. PSYCH! This one is a little hard to pin down, as the history of idioms and life’s little pop-culture-what-nots tend to be. So I’m going to suss this out for all of us. You’re probably thinking...
Why can't you say 'Macbeth' in a theater?

Why can’t you say ‘Macbeth’ in a theater?

Obviously, you CAN, and SHOULD, simply to fuck with theater folk who look for any excuse for poor performance, accidents, or any other misfortune nobody cares about.You might even make them cry; a double-bonus. It is a common superstition that the play itself is cursed, because Shakespeare used real spells from witches who, not too...
What makes curly hair curly?

What makes curly hair curly?

My project manager has a head chock full of the curliest hair this side of Kenny G. So what, aside from the obvious lack of overall manliness, causes hair to be straight or curly? It turns out, it has nothing to do with the hair itself, but rather the hair follicle. “This tiny structure guides...