Archive for July 19th, 2012

July 19th, 2012 - 12:55 pm § in America

Slur of the Day: What do Southern Brits call their Honkeys?

Northern Monkey (UK) (See also Southern Fairy) used as a pejorative in the south of England, relating to the supposed stupidity and lack of sophistication of those in the north of the country.[137] In some cases this has been adopted in the north of England, with a pub in Leeds even taking the name [...]

July 19th, 2012 - 10:32 am § in America, Politics

What is a “New Democrat?” Is Darcy Burner a “New Democrat?”

The term  “new Democrats” is fraught with partisanship.  At the presidential level, the term was first used to describe Bill Clinton  and now refers to the so called moderate Democrats who support  President Obama. The new Democrats stand out in contrast to doctrinaire progressive D[...]

July 19th, 2012 - 9:59 am § in Jews, Misc.

The Ave Challenge: Exchange Rates

This Israeli sheckel was recently exchanged at what rate to the dollar? A. 100:1 B:10:1 C. 1:100 D: 1:1000 E. 1:1oooooo[...]