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oligopsony
ah-luh-GAHP-suh-nee | noun

1 : a market situation in which each of a few buyers exerts a disproportionate influence on the market

It’s a word I’ve never heard of before (so yay for learning new things!), it’s an interesting sounding word, and it’s completely uninspiring. I found some nice word clouds but they were all stock photos. So have this short, kind of odd video explaining what an oligopsony is. Read the rest of this entry »

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star. – Edwin Hubbell Chapin

pleated_jeans card

The phrase “working mother” is redundant. – Jane Sellman

Ripley meal

Ripley’s doing a happy dance in honor of Mother’s Day. He asked me to thank you for all the love, treats and food a puppy could want.

best dog mom

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle

mom day kisses

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. – Ambrose Bierce

puppy cuddles

Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What’s that suppose to mean? In my heart it don’t mean a thing. – Toni Morrison, Beloved, 1987

puppy mum

A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories. – Honoré de Balzac

tiger mom

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. – Chinese Proverb


Willingness to join soil, sound, hands; memory follows me ~ Viggo Mortensen
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