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Tuesday, July 08, 2003

 
Personal Project


  1. Why do eyes get bloodshot?

        Dryness causes irritation and the lack of fluid causes readness. A lot of things cause it. This site has a lot of symptons and answers. What a stupid question Bret.

  2. How do doorknobs work?

        Holy shit! Where these is anything there is a person wanting to write about it. A doorknob enthusiast. How great is that! His book "Jewelry for Buildings: The Art of Antique Doorknobs," an exhibit that examines doorknobs within an historical and technological context, addressing design, craftsmanship, function, and classification. Ok but back to the question apparently there is a "lock and strikeplate"...wait more to come...strikeplate (the small metal plate that catches the bolt or lock when it's released)..hmm I don't know you turn the thing and the thing opens...this is frustrating some days...but I got two knew vocab words...lock and strike plate..like ham and cheese baby!

  3. What is tree grafting?

        So in GGS, they were saying how the Chinese invented grafting and how they were so ahead of everbody in their technology but I wanted to know what it was. Basically you just can't plant apple trees from a seed. There are too many mutations. The trees need to be grafted together. Grafting is the process of connecting two different plants so they grow as one. It's sort of like they feed off of each other to produce something pure. Check it out here if you ever want to plant some trees.

  4. How do you move up in belts for Martial Arts?

       In order to move up in belts, you must train for a certain amount of time and pass a skill test given by your guy. Yeah yeah yeah...but what else...I know you gotta pass tests but I was hoping for what the tests were, so I can cheat later in life. I hate it though when people are like, "I'm a black belt, or I know Tae Kwan Doe" and say it as though I am going to say,"Holy Shit really?...wow I bet you could beat my ass..." nope I bet you didn't see this bottle hit your face...lol...My cousin does this stuff and so does some woman in the Hagwan. Some fat westerner who was telling me when she was drunk how she could kick my ass. That didn't sound very martial artified. Phoney! I respect any form of physical competition but this martial art thing doesn't impress me all too much...I'll take a high school wrestler over a martial artist any day. Artist?...hahaha...that's like calling a cyclist an athlete...ok i'm just being mean now...

  5. What were the words to the Gary Shandling Show?

        Yes! I found it!!! YES! I remember me and this curly headed Jewish kid named Archy would sing this every morning on the bus. Those were great days.
    This is the theme to Garry’s Show,
    The theme to Garry’s show.
    Garry called me up and asked if I would right his theme song.

    I’m almost halfway finished,
    How do you like it so far?
    How do you like the theme to Garry’s Show?

    This is the theme to Garry’s Show,
    The opening theme to Garry’s show.
    This is the music that you hear as you watch the credits.

    We’re almost to the part of where I start to whistle.
    Then we’ll watch It’s Garry Shandling’s Show.

    Whistling . . .

    This was the theme to Garry Shandling’s show.

    This place has all the tv lyrics...it rocks!


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