Scribbles from the File Cabinet

  • Geosmin – “Earth smell”
  • “Luxurious discomforts of the rich” – Moby Dick
  • Grog Time
  • Uncanny Valley
  • Observer Bias
  • Ignorance claims
  • Non-count noun
  • Triage Homicide
  • For my part I abominate all honorable respectable toils, trials, and tribulations of every kind whatsoever. – Moby Dick
  • “…just want to know what is, and not why it is. – Comic-book Guy, Simpsons 9 January 2011
  • “Facts and reality have no influence on their decision making.” – Mikeal Blackford
  • “… made no attempt to persuade about the veracity of viewpoints, simply asserted them…” – 538.com
  • Length of side of cube (s) in sphere: s = √((4/3)r2)
  • resent/resent
  • laconic
  • “I feel my way”
  • Raelian
  • Urantia
  • Oderint dum metuant (Let them hate, so long as they fear.) – Caligula
  • “Being prevented by death from concluding his labors…” – J. L. LeConte
  • Replace “^p” to remove paragraph breaks
  • i.e. = in other words — e.g. = for example
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