Chuck Norris research tip

  1. Go to Google
  2. Type in: find chuck Norris
  3. Click the “I’m feeling Lucky” button

Be sure to appropriately cite your sources.

Book meme

Because I apparently don’t really blog anymore, and because I am at the reference desk and no one has questions. From Chez Shoes:

  1. Pick up the nearest book.
  2. Open it to page 123.
  3. Find the fifth sentence/ phrase.
  4. Blog the next four sentences/ phrases together with these instructions.
  5. Don’t you dare dig your shelves for that very special or intellectual book.
  6. Pass it forward to six friends.

Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in twenty-four American states.

In a tradition dating back to the beginning of the Westminster system of government, the bench in the middle of a Westminster parliament is two-and-a-half sword lengths long. This was so the government and opposition couldn’t’ have a go at each other if it all got a bit heated.

Tag yourself for this if you are so inclined.

Nerds explained

The Nerd Handbook. Go read it, it’s hilariously accurate. Here’s the first sentence to suck you in:

A nerd needs a project because a nerd builds stuff. All the time. Those lulls in the conversation over dinner? That’s the nerd working on his project in his head.

Passed along by Michael.