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Friday Fundeism

June 18, 2010 No Comments »

Fideism (n): doctrine that knowledge depends on faith over reason.  Fundeism (n): doctrine that places amusement above all.  This will be my last Fun Friday update for this school year – they’ll pick up again in the fall, time permitting.  ... Read More »

Friday Funsenmeer

May 7, 2010 No Comments »

Felsenmeer (n): flat arctic area covered with angular boulders.  Funsenmeer (n): flat computer screen covered with arch comedy.  Here are this week’s links! Afghanistan – The Big Picture’s monthly look at the lives of combatants and civilians in Afghanistan. The ... Read More »

Friday funalism

December 11, 2009 No Comments »

finalism (n): belief that an end has or can be reached.  funalism (n): belief that anything can be laughed at, if you try hard enough. Social: Women of the Year – It would be easy to dismiss Glamour‘s list of ... Read More »

Friday Funestral

November 28, 2009 No Comments »

Fenestral (adj) of, like or pertaining to windows.  Funestral (adj) amusement had before heading out a window… okay, that was a stretch.  A green and white fog entered my brain this week, and along with the NaNoWriMo finish rapidly approaching, ... Read More »

Friday funtogenesis

October 2, 2009 No Comments »

frontogenesis: creation of a weather front by meeting of air currents.  Therefore, funtogenesis: creation of fun by meeting of lots of hot air.  Onward! Social: China is 60 – It’s weird to think of this ancient country celebrating only 60 ... Read More »

Friday functotum

September 25, 2009 3 Comments »

If a factotum is a lackey, a functotum must be one who enjoys their job immensely!  And here we go: Science: Khan Academy – This non-profit has produced over 800 YouTube video tutorials in the maths and sciences. Covering all ... Read More »