She threatened to ‘Whitechapel’ him. The prosecutrix interefered,...– Fascinating post at Cat’s Meat Shop about false Jack The Rippers (falsely accused men, those claiming to be him, etc) in nineteenth-century London, including this passage about a female prisoner using the terminology of Jack the Ripper as a threat.
Thanks to its ongoing relationship with a disabled gamer, Sony San Diego has...– MLB 11 The Show has one-button controls for the disabled.
About the only thing that prevents some men from telling bare-faced lies is a...– An 1895 joke, found at a compendium of Victorian jokes at The Cat’s Meat Shop: Joking Aside.
There are different degrees of coercion. While involuntary commitment is the...– The Conversations We Should (and Shouldn’t) Be Having, at Cat in a Dog’s World. A thoughtful response to the common call for more surveillance and more institutionalized response in the wake of the Tucson shootings. Well worth reading in its entirety.