Happy Wednesday, everyone! This is the forty-first edition of Quick Hits. For the full Quick Hits archive, click here. But now without further ado:
Because this is Volume 41 and I’m a Dallas resident and lifetime North Texas citizen, here is a compilation of Dirk Nowitzki highlights.
It’s really unfortunate that the word “laughter” is in the word “manslaughter.”
Really looking forward to the day when cursive has been dropped from school curricula so long that people in their forties can’t read handwritten notes and even signage from like the 1960s. It’s gonna be hilarious.
If you buy wheat in Amsterdam, you have Holland Oats.
English is so weird. Think about it. It’s not that it doesn’t make sense, it’s just that there are these little quirks. For example, looking over something and overlooking something are two completely different actions. Weird, right?
Can you imagine some peasant from the Middle Ages watching a cooking show like Chopped? That peasant would have lived their whole life with some salt and just maybe a few other spices if the feudal lord in the area felt compelled to share. Meanwhile some contestant on chopped drops a quart of paprika on the floor and the only reason people are mad is because the paprika made the ground a little slick.
If you take the White Stripes and sprinkle in the Black Keys, you have a piano.
HEADLINE: Professional Bowlers Strike; Spares to Take Over
Is it just me or does your cereal consumption come and go in cycles? Like, there will be a four- or six-week period where I absolutely destroy boxes of cereal, but then I won’t have another bowl for like three or four months. It’s very odd and I don’t know what the deal is.
If you see David Lee Roth hitchhiking and a Ford Windstar picks him up, that means he was doing some van hailin’. (I’m sorry. I really wanted to end on a music pun and I know this one is weak but it’s been a long day. I mean it’s already *checks watch* 8:20 a.m. Ugh.)