Friday Links

by debbywitt

Dr. Samuel Johnson was born on this date in 1709: Here’s a selection of his insults and Scotland-bashing quotes

Twenty-five unusual foreign travel warnings for visiting the U.S.

This father pulled out his daughter’s wobbly tooth with a drone

Hormone guide: how to speak to women

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

Close calls: three times when the human race barely escaped extinction

ICYMIMonday’s links are here, and include a selection of really bad book covers (and books), the world’s longest (700 miles) yard sale, ten- and eight-year-old Seattle girls who launched their own spacecraft, and footage of an 800k gallon Jim Beam spill which was (1) hit by lightning then (2) sucked into the air by a tornado.

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