Friday, 30 January 2015

Thank God It's Friday

Hjalti's couplet that almost sparked war between pagans and Christians in early Iceland:

Vilkat goð geyja
grey þykkjumk Freyja

I will not blaspheme the gods,
but I think Freyja is a bitch

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Confidence Trick

Fundamentalist Christians: people who think that they can live forever by believing something written down.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Inverse Proportions

The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. 
It is the chief occupation of mankind.
 — H. L. Mencken

Sunday, 11 January 2015


To apologise is to lay the foundation for a future offence.
 — Ambrose Bierce

Friday, 9 January 2015


It only takes one idiot;
and there is usually more than one.

Friday, 2 January 2015

And Why Do They Want To Know?

A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.
 — William S. Burroughs