Monthly Archives: February 2011

Stolf’s Blog 2/28/2011

A while back, on this blog and my other one, Deep-Fried Hoodsie Cups, I had a ton of stuff about Zebras. Nice to see I’m not the only one thinking about them. But as usual, Marilyn isn’t quite accurate. Zebras … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/27/2011

Maybe it’s Political Correctness, or they’ve just gone out of fashion, but you seldom hear “Thrifty Scotsman” jokes anymore. But they’re funny just for the exaggeration component. Like the Scotsman who robbed a jewelry store window, but was caught when … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/26/2011

This is indeed the Golden Age of Batter’s Strikeouts…up until 1999, a batter had struck out 180 times in a season 6 times. Since 2000, 19 times…and each of the past 3 years, Mark Reynolds has gone over 200, the … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/25/2011

Actually, I was wondering what to write up here, and #13 reminded me of a story Crazy Guggenheim told Joe the Bartender on Jackie Gleason’s American Scene Magazine. One of his buddies…I forget who, maybe Fatso Fogerty…worked his entire life … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/24/2011

I’ve mentioned co-ed sports and applauded the high school wrestler who refused to compete against a girl. I’ve also given you 4 choices as to when baseball jumped the shark…the multi-divisional leagues, the designated hitter, free agency, and inter-league play. … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/23/2011

Unknowable Part 14 ½ …and when you’ve used up all the matches, the empty book has an illustration of one more match. Not that you’d ever mistake it for one more left, but it’s still pretty weird they’d choose to … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 2/22/2011

Is the Universe infinite is size? Nobody knows for sure. My guess is that it is not. This is because of the mathematics of the infinite, which would require an infinite Universe to have properties that seem incompatible with the … Continue reading

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