John Gordon Ross

A Man for All Reasons

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Whittle It a Little, It’ll Fit

Odds and sods I look at regularly, just because they amuse me. I hope they do the same for you. Incidentally, I found this page’s title on Greg Ross’s Futility Closet (it’s somewhere on this page) in a mini-article which also includes the delightful sentence in Icelandic: Barbara Ara bar Ara araba bara rabbabara. Ross points out that this, “besides being fun to say, is spelled with only three letters. It means “Barbara, daughter of Ari, brought only rhubarb to Ari the Arab.”

Fark.com RSS » I'm a little sprinkler, short and stout. Here is my Macy's, here is my clout [Spiffy]

Sunday 12 November 23:28:08 UTC 2017

Spiffy [link] [45 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » After 7.2 magnitude earthquake, parts of Iran and Iraq expected to resemble Detroit [Scary]

Sunday 12 November 22:20:43 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [67 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop this woman and her fabulous feathered hat [Photoshop]

Sunday 12 November 21:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [19 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Tip: don't bring your cocaine to your court appearance on drug charges [Dumbass]

Sunday 12 November 20:32:58 UTC 2017

Dumbass [link] [43 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Having finally decided he's mature enough, Queen Elizabeth delegates the Remembrance Sunday wreath-laying ceremony to Prince Charles, age 68. *SNIFF* They grow up so fast [Sappy]

Sunday 12 November 20:00:59 UTC 2017

Sappy [link] [80 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Consider. Reopening. Many Things [Followup]

Sunday 12 November 19:35:51 UTC 2017

Followup [link] [31 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Naked man breaks into a woman's house. And then it gets weird [Florida]

Sunday 12 November 16:56:36 UTC 2017

Florida [link] [50 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » It's time for the annual list of "things you should never make for Thanksgiving" that includes most of the things that make Thanksgiving worth having. Also, how do you "make" canned cranberry sauce? [Fail]

Sunday 12 November 16:33:13 UTC 2017

Fail [link] [256 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Australian sex worker with over 10,000 partners reveals what men really want. An interesting view from down under [Giggity]

Sunday 12 November 15:59:18 UTC 2017

Giggity [link] [248 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Emotional Support Squirrel is the name of my indie band [Florida]

Sunday 12 November 15:49:36 UTC 2017

Florida [link] [61 comments] [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » Keg of Ranch

Sunday 12 November 14:44:14 UTC 2017

Hidden Valley has made it possible to buy a mini keg of ranch dressing for $50. This gets you five liters of ranch, or 169 fl oz. The keg is conveniently stackable, in case you need more than one.

Fortune.com worked out that you can buy 160 oz of ranch in bottles for $30. So you're paying a $20 premium … [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » The Door From Which There Is No Escape

Sunday 12 November 14:44:13 UTC 2017

Original ad here. [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop this larger than life commuter [Photoshop]

Sunday 12 November 14:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [20 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Have you been to Disneyland in the last few weeks? Then you might have something in common with American Legion members circa 1976 [Sick]

Sunday 12 November 11:43:09 UTC 2017

Sick [link] [41 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » The reason why so many Evangelicals are OK with Roy Moore's pedophilia is because it's what they practice. Subby really wishes this were hyperbole [Scary]

Sunday 12 November 10:56:18 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [818 comments] [Link]

GraphJam » What If I Add Another Zero?

Sunday 12 November 9:02:34 UTC 2017

Pie Chart taken username video games - 5302343936 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: Pie Chart , taken , username , video games Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Blah, Blah, Blah, Mad

Sunday 12 November 9:02:33 UTC 2017

best of week feelings meaning no Pie Chart - 5302418432 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: best of week , feelings , meaning , no , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Stereotypes of the United States

Sunday 12 November 9:02:32 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » I'll Remember Him for Looking Good in That Costume

Sunday 12 November 9:02:28 UTC 2017

300 cator gerard butler Movie Pie Chart sparta - 5070659840 Graph by: aceofgallifrey Tagged: 300 , cator , gerard butler , Movie , Pie Chart , sparta Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Confidence

Sunday 12 November 9:02:26 UTC 2017

school confidence optimism Lord of the Rings test Pie Chart - 6951801600 Graph by: (via I Love Charts) Tagged: school , confidence , optimism , Lord of the Rings , test , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » That's a Lot of People

Sunday 12 November 9:02:25 UTC 2017

people sexy times lots - 7335996928 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: people , sexy times , lots Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Oh Lord Jesus, It's a Fire!

Sunday 12 November 9:02:24 UTC 2017

aint-nobody-got-time best of week bronchitis fire jesus oh lord Pie Chart viral video - 6495667968 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: aint-nobody-got-time , best of week , bronchitis , fire , jesus , oh lord , Pie Chart , viral video Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Poor Sleepy Arachnologists

Sunday 12 November 9:02:23 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » The Real Reason Men Love Beards

Sunday 12 November 9:02:20 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » Things My Cat Plays With On Christmas:

Sunday 12 November 9:02:19 UTC 2017

cat christmas holiday paper pets toy - 1481057024 LoL by: Askeptykal Tagged: cat , christmas , holiday , paper , pets , toy Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » What you need according to the Beatles

Sunday 12 November 9:02:18 UTC 2017

beatles love Music rock - 1488397056 LoL by: cattieloves Tagged: beatles , love , Music , rock Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Just Sat Down

Sunday 12 November 9:02:17 UTC 2017

Cats flow chart in and out outside pets - 6374453760 Graph by: Powerpuff20 Tagged: Cats , flow chart , in and out , outside , pets Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Responses I get when walking my dachshunds

Sunday 12 November 9:02:16 UTC 2017

breed cute dachshund dogs Pie Chart question responses serious walking weiner dog - 2675880704 Graph by: veggiefry Tagged: breed , cute , dachshund , dogs , Pie Chart , question , responses , serious , walking , weiner dog Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » And I'm Too Young for All of These!

Sunday 12 November 9:02:15 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » I'm Sure You're Sick of Turkey

Sunday 12 November 9:02:12 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » And That's On a Productive Day

Sunday 12 November 9:02:07 UTC 2017

evening plans procrastination venn diagram - 6378803968 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: evening , plans , procrastination , venn diagram Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » What Your Fingernail Length Says About You

Sunday 12 November 9:02:06 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » This Is Why I Know All the Lyrics to 'Friday', I Swear

Sunday 12 November 9:02:04 UTC 2017

FRIDAY lyrics Music Rebecca Black venn diagram - 5642987008 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: FRIDAY , lyrics , Music , Rebecca Black , venn diagram Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Pick My Outfit From Bed

Sunday 12 November 9:02:03 UTC 2017

morning Pie Chart routine sleep - 5301020672 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: morning , Pie Chart , routine , sleep Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Only About Half the Time, and You Forgot Nutella

Sunday 12 November 9:02:02 UTC 2017

technology nutella jar jar binks - 7344264448 Graph by: Matthew Homann Tagged: technology , nutella , jar jar binks Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Do I Have to Get Up?

Sunday 12 November 9:02:01 UTC 2017

Bar Graph Mondays Suck snooze button work - 6583164928 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: Bar Graph , Mondays Suck , snooze button , work Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Somewhere in Narnia

Sunday 12 November 9:02:00 UTC 2017

equestria friends narnia Pie Chart ponyville tardis - 5612155136 Graph by: BucDouble93 Tagged: equestria , friends , narnia , Pie Chart , ponyville , tardis Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Generation Gaps

Sunday 12 November 9:01:58 UTC 2017

Babies 30s twitter instagram 20s - 7763529472 Submitted by: (via Sarah L Comics) Tagged: Babies , 30s , twitter , instagram , 20s Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Re-Plotted: We Can't All Be Believers

Sunday 12 November 9:01:53 UTC 2017

best of week movies Pie Chart ridiculous romantic comedy - 5224398336 [polldaddy poll="5536027"] Graph by: Evertide Tagged: best of week , movies , Pie Chart , ridiculous , romantic comedy Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Starving Artist

Sunday 12 November 9:01:51 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » Unless Working From Home; in That Case, N/A

Sunday 12 November 9:01:49 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend

Sunday 12 November 9:01:48 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » The Reason for My Grades

Sunday 12 November 9:01:47 UTC 2017

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GraphJam » Dr. Who Should Be Taught in Schools

Sunday 12 November 9:01:46 UTC 2017

school doctor who british culture - 7239362816 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: school , doctor who , british culture Share on Facebook [Link]

Futility Closet » False Alarm

Sunday 12 November 6:49:52 UTC 2017

When William Makepeace Thackeray was five years old, his aunt was alarmed to discover that his uncle’s hat fit him. “Don’t be afraid,” the doctor told her. “He has a large head, but there’s a good deal in it.” [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Codger slaps dodger [Hero]

Sunday 12 November 5:41:48 UTC 2017

Hero [link] [116 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » ♫ There he was just a-walkin' down the street, singin' "Do wah diddy diddy…BAM ♫ [Scary]

Sunday 12 November 5:33:45 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [24 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » If a tree falls in the forest, does it kill an elk hunter? [Scary]

Sunday 12 November 3:42:11 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [72 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » A farewell to WWII assassin, saboteur, courier and all-around badass Irv Refkin [Hero]

Sunday 12 November 2:41:24 UTC 2017

Hero [link] [43 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » In case you were doubting that shiat's going sideways in Saudi Arabia: they've also arrested the Chairman of the Binladin Group. Yes, those Binladins [Followup]

Sunday 12 November 1:57:09 UTC 2017

Followup [link] [99 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » "We wondered why someone his age would hang out at high school football games and the mall" [Creepy]

Sunday 12 November 1:40:18 UTC 2017

Creepy [link] [241 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Every state ranked by its food. Why yes, West Virginia does have a road kill cookoff [Interesting]

Sunday 12 November 1:39:22 UTC 2017

Interesting [link] [110 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Russia – RED. GOP – RED. Every single Roy Moore themed link today – RED. c-c-c-combo breaker! [Fail]

Sunday 12 November 1:29:23 UTC 2017

Fail [link] [109 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Rehab forever [Creepy]

Sunday 12 November 1:26:26 UTC 2017

Creepy [link] [33 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » She must have really wanted that Szechuan dipping sauce [Stupid]

Sunday 12 November 1:19:21 UTC 2017

Stupid [link] [36 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Today on the Fox News homepage: Roy Moore? LOL, who's that? [Facepalm]

Sunday 12 November 1:00:18 UTC 2017

Facepalm [link] [61 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop what's underneath this cantilevered covering [Photoshop]

Sunday 12 November 1:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [12 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Maine officials searching for the truck driver who left $3,000,000 worth of crack on I-95 in Augusta. Wait, a $3 million crack IN I-95. Sorry for the confusion [Obvious]

Sunday 12 November 0:43:38 UTC 2017

Obvious [link] [56 comments] [Link]

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