Archivos de la categoría: Curiosidades

On beauty and ageing

Carmen Dell’Orefice sobre la belleza y el paso el tiempo.

Sobre la buena educación y otras cosillas

1) Nunca te olvidarás de dar las gracias 2) Tratarás de usted a los desconocidos 3) Harás cola sin intentar saltarte el turno 4) No abusarás de la calefacción en compañía de otros 5) No dejarás que tus hijos incordien en lugares públicos 6) Serás puntual en las citas 7) No robarás taxis a los […]

Neoyorquinos

Sometimes, if you listen closely, a neighborhood can have just as much of a personality as an individual. I used to live in New York’s East Village, but before it was cool and trendy-when it was just dangerous. One night, I heard a guy being held up at gunpoint outside my window. Another night, three […]

Objetos

What I do find hard to bear is money in its role as the coinage of virtue and that, I sometimes think, is its biggest role in our society. Many people have protested about advertising and media images that make people feel inadequate. The perfect Mum using the perfect washing powder or producing the perfect […]

Ferengi rules of acquisition

Once you have their money … never give it back. Never pay more for an acquisition than you have to. Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity. A man is only worth the sum of his possessions. Keep your ears open. Small print leads to large risk. Opportunity plus instinct equals profit. […]

Mundo felino

Remember. From the cat’s instinctive point of view, the animal world consists of: 1) things that eat it 2) things it can eat 3) things it can eat but will regret immediately; and 4) other cats. But we then expect it to be perfectly at ease when faced with: a) Meals On Treadwheels b) meals […]

Anacronismos

Tell it like it is

Life is too short to have sorrow You may be here today and gone tomorrow You might as well get what you want So go on and live, baby go on and live

¡ESPAÑA!

Títulos.

Una selección de títulos curiosos por categorías. They didn’t mean it. Unintentional double-entendre titles. “Games You Can Play with Your Pussy” “Enid Blyton’s Gay Story Book” “Penetrating Wgner’s Ring” “The Big Problem of Small Organs” “Queer Doings in the Navy” We have a book on it. Atonishingly specialized subjects. “Why People move” “Shoe Bottom Costing” […]