1. Do you have to work today? Take the rest of the day off – just absquatulate if you have to – and go see Love Actually. Much better than any stock tip I could offer.
(Santa brought me a dictionary of ‘weird and wondrous words.’ Absquatulate.)
2. There’s more than one way to skin a cat (all extremely repulsive to contemplate), but here, thanks to Jim and Melissa Skinnell, reacting to Wednesday’s column, is the way to skin a pomegranate.
3. Mark Kennet: ‘I’ll see your pomegranate and raise you one cherimoya. As anyone who has had the good fortune to spend any time in South America knows, this fruit is like a rich ice cream that grows on a tree. It is almost enough to overcome the despair over the political situation.’
☞ Don’t despair – click here.
Quote of the Day
It's unbelievable what happened, said Jack Brod, who has operated Empire Diamond and Gold Co. in New York's Empire State building for over 50 years. When gold was over $700 an ounce and silver over $40 everybody wanted to buy it. Today nobody does.~August 12, 1981 Deseret News
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