Did you realize that if you sit on the toilet at 11:59pm and the clock strikes midnight, it’s the same shit, different day?
Trivia #1: What does a lexicographer do?
Trivia #2: How many different options does Facebook have for gender? – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50
Trivia #3: Edmonton’s Connor McDavid finished this season with 153 points, the second most by a player not named Lemieux or Gretzky. What player, not named Lemieux or Gretzky, has the most points in a season (135)? – Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Bernie Nicholls, Steve Yzerman, Ivan Cournoyer, Jaromir Jagr
Trivia #4: Who is Aliyah Boston?
Remember, it’s what you do when no one’s watching.
On this day: April 14, 1828, Noah Webster submitted the copyright of the First American Dictionary for publication.
April 14, 1996, The Detroit Red Wings win an NHL record 62nd game. (Ahhh, better check that…)
How fitting that the Bruins closed out the regular season with a win over Montreal. The Bruins closed the season at 65-12-5, the most wins in a season ever (65), the most points in a season ever (135). Now let’s go win the Cup!
Celebrating, you’re doing it wrong. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal underwent surgery on Sunday after fracturing his femur. Blumenthal fractured his femur during a mishap at the victory parade for the UConn Men’s Basketball team on Saturday. Apparently, someone was taking a video of the 77-year-old senator during the parade and fell on top of him which caused the injury.
This week’s sign of the apocalypse: See trivia question #2.
After sweeping our pathetic Red Sox (there, I said it), the Tampa Bay Rays are one win away from setting the record for wins to start the season (14-0).
Article I’ll skip: Gisele Bundchen shares message about regrowth after a ‘storm’, months following divorce
John Elway is finally leaving football for good.
Hardcover or paperback? I’m not much of a reader but, when I do read a book, I have to admit I prefer the hardcover. Some books are only published as one or the other which I don’t get. It’s stuff like this that keeps me up at night.
They said it: “Not to sound dramatic but it is possible a listener saved my life by setting up that appointment.” – Longtime Boston sports talk radio host Fred Toucher after he revealed that he will be undergoing throat surgery. A listener heard his failing voice and put him in touch with a doctor he works with.
Good news: Lindos Sueños translates into English as “Beautiful Dreams”. The Lindos Sueños program strives to bring people of different backgrounds together through the common appeal of baseball and community service. Since 2004, sends 10 American teenage boys to the Dominican Republic every summer. Once the Americans arrive in the Dominican, they perform community service and play baseball alongside 10 teammates from the Dominican Republic. The 20 teens serve a community in-need each morning, and spend each afternoon playing baseball at the Boston Red Sox Dominican Academy.
Trivia #1 answer: What does a lexicographer do? – It is a person who compiles dictionaries
Trivia #2 answer: How many different options does Facebook have for gender? – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 – There are 50 choices
Trivia #3 answer: Edmonton’s Connor McDavid finished this season with 153 points, the second most by a player not named Lemieux or Gretzky. What player, not named Lemieux or Gretzky, has the most points in a season (135)? – Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Bernie Nicholls, Steve Yzerman, Ivan Cournoyer, Jaromir Jagr – Steve Yzerman
Trivia #4 answer: Who is Aliyah Boston? – Former Worcester Academy graduate and South Carolina University player, the #1 pick in this past week’s WNBA draft.
You might as well go ahead and pronounce the “L” in “salmon.” Nothing matters anymore.
Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)
Happy National Ex-Spouse Day! – Is there really a thing?
“It’s a dirty story of a dirty man
And his clinging wife doesn’t understand
His son is working for the Daily Mail
It’s a steady job
But he wants to be a paperback writer
Paperback writer (paperback writer)”
– The Beatles
See what I did there?