When Pigs Fly!

“The phrase ‘when pigs fly’ is an adynaton—a figure of speech so hyperbolic that it describes an impossibility. The implication of such a phrase is that the circumstances in question (the adynaton, and the circumstances to which the adynaton is being applied) will never occur.” I don’t believe Tank the piglet can fly, but he might be dreaming of it. Tank, the Kunekune piglet, lives on the farm from which Natasha and I purchase organic chicken and duck eggs. He andRead more

A Breakfast of Answers

I’m a little disappointed that only three readers responded to the latest WTH  v.3 challenge. Did you not eat your breakfast people? Not enough coffee or tea or sugar to foment creativity? What the heck? Seriously, though, thank you for reading, liking or participating in the last post. My simple objective, other than egotistical self-gratification, is to always engage readers at MJM and hope at least one person comes back for more melange. Okay, so back to breakfast. What didRead more

What the Heck? v.3

It’s that time again, boys and girls! I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath. On a day when I was perusing the vibrant colors of a nearby garden center, I came upon a dish towel in the gift area with an amusing saying. I’m providing the first part, but you have to finish the sentence. There is something I want desperately, but is nowhere to be found. Clues are non-existent other than you will probably say “Oh, duh!” ifRead more