The bustard's an elegant fowlWith minimum reason to howl.He escapes what would beIllegitimacyBy grace of a fortunate vowel. —from Asimov Laughs Again by Isaac Asimov, his second collection of jokes, limericks, and anecdotes.   Note: When you purchase something after clicking Amazon links in my posts, I may earn a small commission. As of this date, … Continue reading Limerick

Bitter Almonds

If you’re a reader of whodunits you’re probably familiar with this scene. The detective (perhaps a professional detective or maybe an amateur sleuth, it makes no difference) comes across the body of the recently deceased and takes a whiff (perhaps of the deceased mouth or maybe from the glass where the deceased took a final … Continue reading Bitter Almonds