Month: July 2019

“Sic Semper Tyrannis” – Virginia State Motto

Virginia’s official state motto is “Sic Semper Tyrannis” (Thus Always to Tyrants). The Latin motto appears on the state seal and flag of Virginia.

Read More… http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/symbol/virginia/state-motto/thus-always-tyrants

And Also… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sic_semper_tyrannis

More about Virginia: Virginia is the oldest of the 13 original colonies. Virginia’s capital, Richmond, is among the country’s oldest cities. The Virginia General Assembly is the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.

I’m Your Huckleberry

19th century slang which was popularized more recently by the movie Tombstone. Means “I’m the man you’re looking for”.
 
Nowadays it’s usually used as a response to a threat or challenge, as in the movie.
 
“Who thinks they can beat me?”
“I’m your huckleberry.”
 

“I Accidentally…”

“I Accidentally…” is a catchphrase, internet slang, and trolling mechanism meant to exploit the imagination of English-speaking internet users. It is used by constructing a complete sentence that begins with “I accidentally” and removing the verb, leaving readers wondering what had been there in the first place.

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/i-accidentally

http://www.fark.com/comments/6108474/Photoshop-theme-I-accidentally-whole-thing

Raymond Kertezc

Raymond Kertezc – Fictional Character

Raymond Kertezc is a fictional Poet included in the Minnesota_Multiphasic_Personality_Inventory assessment, survey or test as a control question to help determine if the respondent is actually paying attention to the test questions.

There are many articles and a few blogs either about our esteemed poet, his purpose, or even some blogs and poetry attributed to Mr. Kertezc.

I’d suggest the diligent student might wish to search Google for the latest ‘sightings’, references, and poetry attributed to Raymond Kertezc Google Search for Raymond Kertezc

Further Reading:

http://abuse.wikia.com/wiki/Raymond_Kertezc

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia%3AArticles_for_deletion%2FRaymond_kertezc

Edward “Eddie” Rickenbacker (1890)

 

A skilled American racecar driver, Rickenbacker entered World War I as a driver but soon became a fighter pilot. He shot down 26 enemy aircraft, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor and the moniker “Ace of Aces.” After a failed foray into automobile manufacturing, he ran several airlines for General Motors and eventually acquired one of them. In 1942, his plane was lost while on a tour of military bases in the Pacific, and he was presumed dead, but he was rescued after 24 days adrift?
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“Lurk Moar”

(Intentionally misspelled)

Lurk Moar is a phrase used by image board and forums posters alike to inform other users they need to post less and study the community before posting again. The phrase can generally be used as a euphemism in a derogatory sense so as to inform users they are not wanted/welcomed, but may also be intended as legitimate advice for new users.

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/lurk-moar

The juice is worth the squeeze

Knowing if something is worth the trouble of trying to get it, i.e. does the reward outweigh the punishment.
“I’m not going to bother trying to ask her out. She’s still got a boyfriend, and the juice isn’t worth the squeeze.”

“I’d rob a bank if I could. The juice is worth the squeeze.”

Adoxography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adoxography is a term coined in the late 19th century, and means “fine writing on a trivial or base subject”. It was a form of rhetorical exercise “in which the legitimate methods of the encomium are applied to persons or objects in themselves obviously unworthy of praise, as being trivial, ugly, useless, ridiculous, dangerous or vicious”

Source: Adoxography – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia