Happy Birthday Nomar!

Since Nomar Garciaparra and I share a birthday, I always imagine that he hit those three home runs on this date in 2002 for all the important people born on the 23rd of July. According to @highheatstats, this is a unique feat:  Happy 40th birthday to @Nomar5, the only MLB player with a 3-homer game …

What Word Was Born With You?

Every once in a while one of the best twitter accounts to follow, OEDonline (The Oxford English Dictionary) will have a theme day about the words added to its famous pages. Usually it’s a game of sorts where people ask about the origins of words based on the theme. For example, adjectives.  I usually try to …