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Why is Orange Jam called Marmalade?

Jam is made by boiling up fruit and sugar (and a setting agent, if necessary) and then putting it into jars to spread on toast.   This applies to any fruit you could name; strawberries, apricots, blackberries,  cherries, and more.  Marmalade is made by boiling up fruit and sugar (and a setting agent, if necessary) and then putting it into jars to spread on toast.  This apparently applies only to citrus fruit. So why on earth does marmalade have a fancy name when it’s just jam? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 28, 2012 in Why?

 

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Is there anything the Honey Badger does care about?

The Honey Badger Don’t Care.  That’s the internet phenomenon, everyone knows it.  But does the Honey Badger really not care? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 21, 2012 in Silly, What?

 

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Why are there night people and day people and why can neither understand that not everyone is ‘full of beans’ at the same time?

You wake up to an alarm that’s too loud, scrape yourself out of bed and look out of the window only to see chirpy people who have been up for hours jogging, or walking the dog.  Or the opposite; you wake up at 7am sharp every morning feeling fine and feel frustrated that your partner is snoozing and would get in a grump if you interrupted.

Why are we all so different?  And why can’t we all just get along? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 15, 2012 in Why?

 

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Katy Perry Killed An Orc (And She Liked It)

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I Killed An Orc (and I liked it)

This was never the Dark Lord’s land. Stopped your invasion
You got so brave, sword in hand, just one more minion
It’s what I like to do; just us and Aragorn
I’m counting dead orcs to reach a million

[Chorus:]
I killed an orc and I liked it, Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2012 in Song Parody

 

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