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Ye Olde Explanation Of Where “Ye Olde” Comes From [Video]

3 years agoOdd : Geekosystem

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.
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1940 Willys gasser

Vehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com (22 hours ago)

Most of the new gasser builds we see nowadays sacrifice some of the outright straight-line performance aspects of the gassers of old for some measure of streetability. This 1940 Willys gasser for sale on Hemmings.com – which, lackin... Read Post

Signs You’re Too Old For The Night Clubs

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (17 hours ago)

Who doesn’t love a fun night out popping bottles, laughing with your friends and dancing the night away at the club? However, there comes a point in your life when you realize that it’s not your scene anymore. Take a Read Post

This Week's SATURDAY SHORTS: Little Old Ladies with attitude, Alien Abductions, and a Nosferatic Gho

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Ain't It Cool News (8 hours ago)

Little Old Lady; Green Eyed; The Mountain Below; Rejected; It's Only a Movie Read the full article on AICN Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with this week's selection of shorts I think you might get a kick out of. I'm actual... Read Post


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