Category Archives for cultural

Tiny Coffee – other countries’ 2 oz coffees

First off, let me say that I love coffee. On most days, I have a large mug. So this is not about my understanding coffee. I get it. For its taste, health benefits, and physiological effects. These are the reasons … Continue reading

10. October 2013 by admin
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Eleven and Twelve, dozens, & twelve packs

Why aren’t eleven and twelve called oneteen and twoteen (Why isn’t Ovaltine called Roundtine)? Every other number greater than ten is a combination of some sort. Twenty-one, twenty-two, ninety-eight, one hundred and one – all of these follow the same … Continue reading

25. September 2013 by admin
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High Heels – objectification of women

I will never understand something that makes the wearer look clownish as they try not to fall over because they are walking on mini stilts.  The fact that high heals are “shoes,” a category of fashion whose primary reason for … Continue reading

18. September 2013 by admin
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Marriage – the legal, economic and romantic relationship

Marriage made more sense up until around 200 years ago when it started to be used for something it never was intended.  Before 200 years ago marriage was most often arranged by family members. It was used for procreation and … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Dyed Blonde Hair – holding onto youth

“Dumb Blondes” is an often expressed stereotype. Whether you believe in stereotypes or not – I do generally – blonde hair really is often the best indicator as to a woman’s personality and depth of character. These are women who … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Wine – the pretentiousness of getting drunk

This is one of those things that pretentious pricks, alcoholic housewives, and closeted drunks will always love. In the world of alcohol, wine stands alone at the top in the corners of peoples’ minds. It was the drink of the … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Ties – conformity noose

Okay, I have an idea. Take a long piece of fabric and tie it firmly around your neck. Make it just loose enough where you can still breathe and swallow but not any looser. It’s like a noose though your … Continue reading

13. September 2013 by admin
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Burqas & Niqabs – the Jawas among us

I don’t get it. Women who spend their entire public lives looking like Jawas. This is something that goes far beyond my understanding of other cultural differences. Burqas and Niqabs occupy an entirely different spot. For all I know there aren’t even … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by admin
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