Saturday, June 17, 2006

The economics of a law career

Law student: [question about impact on children when men work long hours (as in the legal field)]

Economist Lecturer: Well first of all, understand that no normal woman will ever marry you.

Saturday, June 10, 2006

So what for then?

Dad to daughter who is eating pickles: "What are you eating those for? I don't purchase those to be eaten!!"

Wednesday, June 07, 2006


It's good to be back. I'm sure I'll have all sorts of fun things to post, especally once I have a class full of 11 year-olds (= but for now...

Said by the 3-year-old I baby sat for today: "Will you please put on Bach's Christmas Oratorio? But the Brandenburg Concertos are in the CD player and you will have to take them out." Would that all three year olds were that smart....

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

We interrupt this station's regular scheduled programming

To announce that the illustrious founder of Frittering Away has returned as if from the dead to join us in the ever-present hilarity of this blog!

Welcome back, Joanna!!!