Thanks Fr Chadwick… I’ve literally been loling the whole day!
So anyway, I tried to picture these ‘vicious guard dogs lurking in the background’ over here, and it conjured up an image that looks something like this:
Maybe having a guard dog or two around the blog isn’t a bad thing? Some have certainly quickly rallied around in my defence before. And many do so simply because they actually care. Which is appreciated. Always.
Are you one of them?
On the Oxford University Press’ blog:
For many people, religion is serious business which rules out any positive connection between belief and humor. For them, humor connected to religion is humor directed, in a negative and derisive manner, against religion. If this is true for religion in general, then the disconnect between the Bible and humor in particular would be especially well defined. However, scholarship in this field has grown in recent years and has attempted to dispel the notion that humor is inappropriate in, and absent from, Scripture…
Find out more here.
A lady named Aviance Anmerí du Plessis applied for her South African ID. She has a dash on the i of Anmerí. When she filled in the ID form, she put in Anmerí and then wrote in Afrikaans ”let op na die strepie op i” (or “take note of the dash on the i”). Her id book arrived safe and sound:
HT: Helga Van Niekerk
I saw this over at Steve Ray’s Blog:
What Christmas Carol is This?
It is a clever riddle, but see if you can figure it out.
Don’t read the below unless you give up.