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Will you keep your New Year’s resolutions?

It’s been over a year and a half since my last poll. It’s time for a new one…


If you need a little help following through, feel free to share your resolutions in the comments!


How many is “a couple”?

Today’s cartoon comes from XKCD:

If things are too quiet, try asking a couple of friends whether "a couple" should always mean "two". As with the question of how many spaces should go after a period, it can turn acrimonious surprisingly fast unless all three of them agree.

I was well into adulthood before I realized that most people didn’t use “a couple” to mean the same thing as a handful. And so I would like to ask my readers…

The licorice poll

I haven’t had a poll for a while. An unfortunate encounter this evening inspired this one…

The PB&J poll

A seasonal poll

It’s been a while since the last poll, so it’s time for a new one. This one is easy, but if the answers don’t apply to your current locale, feel free to add your own.

P.S. If you’re so inclined, leave some comments explaining your choice!

The important silverware question

It has been nearly three months since my last poll. In keeping with tradition, I continue to ask the questions that matter. The questions that are important. The questions like this one:

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