Nowadays "Ye Olde" is pretty much just a ham-fisted way to make something sound old(e) and quaint. As it turns out, however, there's a pretty good reason for how this actually came about and it has to do with, more than anything else, printing. This video from MinutePhysics -- taking a day off to be MinuteLinguistics -- straightens the whole issue out. It's more interesting than you might think.
For some reason, I've been seeing links to this "70 Year Old Traffic Jam" all over my social media accounts — Facebook, Twitter, Compuserve, the Source, all that. The story told is pretty compelling — American GIs ditched all those ... Read Post
Click image to download track Sounds like: Jamie xx, Deadboy, Joanna Newsom "Hackman - Fists of Ham" What's so good? I just stumbled across this joint from Hackman, and it’s one of the coolest tracks I’ve heard in a long time. Origi... Read Post