the Buzz for November 10th, 2008


bombs away

posted at 11:28 pm by brandon in utilitarian really is the word, Ricardo

“The urinals in the Singapore and Amsterdam airports have little pictures of flies etched into them so men have something to aim for.  This reduces maintenance costs.”


— the “go figure” entry from last week’s edition of Mr. Smarty Pants Knows, my favorite column in the Austin Chronicle.  (If anyone out there remembers L.M. Boyd’s homespun canards from your newspaper’s lifestyle section, you’ve got a pretty good idea the kind of trivial territory Pants swerves fabulously into.)