[M.A.P.L.E. VII-14] Kansapolis

What in the world is that name? Well, although it could be a made-up city name, it’s really some sort of translation of a real city name.

While I was walking with Dina yesterday, the name of one of the US cities with -polis in its name came up, and then I made other city names based on that ending.

Let’s consider three cities in the United States that end in the morpheme “-polis.”

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What kind of outlandish claim could Noah make? There are lots, since he sometimes has that outlandish personality. Ha!

Specifically, he has lived outlandishly for about 20 years. He will define this as the opposite of inlandish.

How? Read on…

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April 9, 2006 (#FBF)

Today’s blog post is brought to you by Flashback Friday. Given that my main activity today will be driving, I will bring a post of a road trip from 2006–the longest day of me being in a car… or close enough.

Granted, today’s drive is “only” a combined seven hours. Not as bad as the nine-ish hours from nine years ago!

(Note: This post was pre-scheduled to publish at 11:00. I’m not blogging while I’m driving!)


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[402/441] Codes

Now, what codes could I be referring to here?   Interestingly, the combination of numbers “402” and “441” are both VERY salient to me, although I only thought about the number “402” when I went to write this post.  There are a few things that I want to write about in response to the number 402.

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[375/441] TBT: July 5, 2001

On Tuesday, I had mentioned that the Southwest flight attendants included the “no-complaining” in the safety talk.  I always enjoy when they jazz it up, since it is quite dry otherwise.  The idea of “no complaining,” in some sense, makes this perfect for a Throwback Thursday post.  And it’s not talking about Wordworks from AP Lit-Comp!

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