An engineer is giving a lecture at the local college...
The lecture hall is completely full with a line out the door of people trying to get in. From the outside of the building the audience could be heard erupting with laughter, applause, oohs and aahs, and gasps of surprise.
A man walking by sees the line out the door and hears the commotion co...
February 29th, 2020
On February 29th of this year, something extraordinary happened.
I was walking across the road, head down, minding my own - when I heard it. This incessant, mechanical noise. Like spring-loaded footsteps. Real slow.
Far away, it came. Cascading against the city walls. A pneumatic sigh....
The anti-phonetic alphabet
I've been making a list for months of words that can be used to deliberately confuse people over the phone when phonetically reading out letters. Some letters like L are tough so I just added funny words to say.
A - aisle
B - bdellium
C - czar
D - Djibouti, Django, djemb...