Latin Quarter   Leave a comment

Above:  Roman Coins

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If one finds a Roman coin in New Orleans, does one have a Latin Quarter?

Stamen Alive   Leave a comment

Above:  Bouquet in an Arched Window, by Ambrosius Bosschaert

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If there were a disco song about flowers, it would be Stamen Alive.  I must be a pistil for sharing that pun.

Posted April 16, 2017 by neatnik2009 in Medicine and Plants

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Photo Finish   Leave a comment

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Above:  Monument of Alexander II, Helsingors, Finland, Russian Empire, 1890

Image Creator = Detroit Publishing Company

Image Source = Library of Congress

Reproduction Number = LC-DIG-ppmsc-03808

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If one uses up one’s photo card in Helsinki, is this situation a photo finish?

Posted January 10, 2017 by neatnik2009 in Geography

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Porcine   Leave a comment

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Above:  Pigs

Photographer = Jon Sullivan

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The pig farmer was so impoverished that he could not purchase good signage; he could, however, afford a porcine.

Posted October 13, 2016 by neatnik2009 in Pets and Wildlife

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Green Beans   Leave a comment

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Above:  Green Beans

Image Source = M. Chambers

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Here is a bilingual pun, one dependent upon knowledge of the French term for “green beans”:

Green beans are my favorite vegetable; this is very true.  If I am fortunate that this fact has never led to a hairy situation.

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Posted May 24, 2016 by neatnik2009 in Food/Liquids/Containers

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Gospel Book   Leave a comment

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Above:  The Gospel Book, Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Cartersville, Georgia, May 10, 2015

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta

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“Mark my words”, Matthew said to John, you should not lose the Gospel Book.  Then you will have to Luke for it.”

Lichen   Leave a comment

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Above:  A Dead Tree, Athens, Georgia, November 13, 2015

Image Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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Should I liken a lichen to algae?

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Below:  A Dead Tree, Athens, Georgia, November 13, 2015

Image Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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Posted November 13, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Medicine and Plants

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