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It’s a Twofer!

Child run­ning up es­ca­la­tor: I’m win­ning again!
Mom, huff­ing and puff­ing on oth­er es­ca­la­tor: Yeah, well, I’m hav­ing a stroke, so…

Cleve­land Park Metro sta­tion
Wash­ing­ton, DC


Pro­fes­sor, about megafau­na: I would love to have a gi­ant beaver.

GWU Ar­chae­ol­o­gy lec­ture
Wash­ing­ton, DC

Al­so Known As a White Sale

Guy #1: ‘Drink­ing the Kool-Aid’ is such a mis­used phrase. It’s even be­come cor­po­rate speak. Don’t peo­ple re­al­ize that it’s a ref­er­ence to the death of a thou­sand peo­ple?
Guy #2: Yeah, next thing you know they’ll be say­ing, ‘We’re go­ing to of­fer a Holo­caust of sav­ings.’