• What time is it on the sun?
  • PATERNAL, PARENTAL, and PRENATAL are anagrams.
  • If forecastle is pronounced “fo’c’sle,” should forecast be pronounced “folks”?
  • A clock’s second hand is its third hand.
  • “The religion of one seems madness unto another.” — Thomas Browne

Bonus poser: In what sport does only the winning team travel backward?


“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” — Mark Twain

“A man who finds not satisfaction in himself, seeks for it in vain elsewhere.” — La Rochefoucauld

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” — Emerson


“Of all the illusions that beset mankind none is quite so curious as that tendency to suppose that we are mentally and morally superior to those who differ from us in opinion.” — Elbert Hubbard