Author Archives: Joel Byers

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.

February 25, 2018

On February 25, 2018, China banned the letter ‘N’ on it’s citizens’ internet usage. Why? Word have just gotten out that China’s government was looking at dropping the term limits for its President, which would allow Xi Jinping to stay … Continue reading

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February 24, 2007

On February 24, 2007 the state of Virginia’s General Assembly decided to act like a collection of moral adults and passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in promoting and enforcing slavery. There were no riots or … Continue reading

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February 23, 1954

On February 23, 1954, the first mass vaccination of children against polio was started in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There were no idiot ‘Karens’ screaming and moaning about how vaccines poison children and how the vaccines were causing autism. The parents of … Continue reading

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February 22, 1984

On February 22, 1984, the US Census Bureau statistics showed that Alaska was the fastest growing state of the decade with a population increase of 19.2%. It should also be noted that Alaska was also the state with the smallest … Continue reading

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February 21, 1245

On February 21, 1245, Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland was granted resignation by Pope Gregory IX. He’d committed several felonies while as Bishop, including torturing a man to death and forging a papal letter. Pope Gregory was thought … Continue reading

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February 20, 1280

On February 20, 1280 CE, the Japanese Imperil Court ordered all the temples and shrines to pray for victory in the impending second Mongol invasion. The Great Flying Spaghetti Monster must have liked the constant begging from the Japanese, as … Continue reading

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February 19, 1980

On February 19, 1980, Bon Scott, the lead singer for AC/DC died in London, England at the age of 33. Mr. Scott died the way many rock stars have gone. After a night of heavy drinking, drugging and fornicating, he … Continue reading

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February 18, 1930

On February 18, 1930, Elm Farm Ollie, a Guernsey cow, was the first cow to be flown on an airplane. Another first that happened on that flight was that she was also the first cow to be milked while flown … Continue reading

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February 17, 1600

On February 17, 1600, Italian philosopher, Giordano Bruno, was on his way to be burned at the stake for heresy, when his handlers put a stake through his tongue to shut him the hell up. Why was Bruno sentenced to … Continue reading

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February 16, 1905

On February 16, 1905, the first United States Esperanto club was organized in Boston, Massachusetts. It would be the nerdiest club in America until the invention of the Klingon language in 1984 elevated Star Trek conventions to the number one … Continue reading

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