Quick Hits, Vol. 26

Happy Wednesday, everyone! It’s July 21, 2021, and it’s time for the twenty-sixth installment of Quick Hits! For the full Quick Hits archive, click here.

Quick Hits

I think Peter Piper actually picked a peck of regular peppers then pickled them at home. I’ve never seen a patch of pickled peppers, but I have seen people pickled picked peppers at home. That means if Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, he picked that peck from someone’s fridge, which would make him a dick.

YARN | Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. | Scrubs (2001) -  S03E05 Drama | Video gifs by quotes | ea1bcf69 | 紗

No matter how old you are, no matter who you vote for, no matter where you’re from, all Americans should be able to agree that “wiener” is a pretty hilarious word.

There has officially been a case of monkeypox in Dallas, and monkeypox sounds like a disease a cartoon monkey would get in a children’s television program.

I don’t think one would really be able to “live a life of ease” in a yellow submarine. No matter how nice the submarine might be, it’s still a submarine so it will be cramped and also won’t have windows. That doesn’t sound easy, or even pleasant.

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine - It Was 50 Years Ago Today - Cryptic Rock

Giving animals people names is one of my all time favorite things. I was talking to a lady who was out walking her chocolate lab and she told me his name was Daniel. I lost it. Something about a dog named Daniel is just funny.

I bet you haven’t had a Capri Sun in a while. You’re an adult. Just go to the store and buy some. I guarantee it’ll be just as delicious and refreshing as it used to be, plus when it’s empty you can do that thing where you blow air into it to make it look like there’s still some juice left.

90s commercials — 1997 - capri sun “liquid cool”

The older I get the more I realize that watching sporting events on television is the superior option most of the time.

Charles Darwin is believed to be the first person to put wheels on an office chair. Incredible that it took humans until the 1840s to put wheels on a chair, and also sort of on the nose that Darwin would be the person to bring about that particular…evolution.

Whoever invented the “skip intro” button needs to win a Nobel prize. (Side note: I just Googled “skip intro button” and selected the first picture that came up. Kind of funny that it turned out to be from that particular episode of OITNB)

Netflix Tests 'Skip Intro' Button to Improve Binge-Watching

I haven’t heard anything about acid rain since about 1998. Is acid rain still a thing? Should we be worried? Probably, right?

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