Archive for November 24th, 2008

From the Mailbag: JoshVision: Question of the Day

Today I was going to try to field one of NQL’s many questions, but I realized that it was better answered by the answerer of all questions, JoshVision. Thus: QOD: Why is a bar called a “bar”? Answer: The term “bar” originated in the Prohibition era, a sad time in our history when it was illegal […]

Pet Peeve of the Hour

The Pet Peeve: When you call ahead to order a pick-up lunch from a nearby restaurant, wait the alloted time before arriving, and the order isn’t ready when you get there. Call me picky, but that’s the kind of thing that makes me not want to patronize that restaurant in the future. Thanks for ruining […]