Skepchick Quickies 12.30

I couldn’t find anything interesting in history that happened on December 30, so I’m leaving you with one of my favorite limericks instead (by Dixon Lanier Merritt).

A wonderful bird is the pelican;
His beak can hold more than his belican.
He can hold in his beak
Enough food for a week,
Though I’m damned if I know how the helican!

BONUS: What if HP Lovecraft wrote “hot singles in your area” spam?


Mary Brock works as an Immunology scientist by day and takes care of a pink-loving princess child by night. She likes cloudy days, crafting, cooking, and Fall weather in New England.

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  1. A friend made ghost pepper salsa (so the effects were somewhat diluted), and I actually thought it was really quite delicious. The delay on the heat is a really interesting eating experience.

  2. Mary, what kind of skeptic are you? On this day in 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was established. Aren’t we all godless communists? How could you not recognize our greatest triumph?

    /heavy sarcasm

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