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W T H ?
Makes sense to me to define them as a person. They are self aware. They have a highly sense of social structure. Using their own intelligence, they are capable of interacting with other species (humans) and in fact they have on numerous times initiated the contact. They use tools, they have leaned and taught other dolphins how to use a tool. They are even employed in the US Navy, where they get a retirement package (something a lot of humans can not claim) – but sadly while employed by the US military they and their dependents are not allowed to shop or browse in a PX.
Please explain what you mean by this.
"employed in the US Navy"
tr.v. em·ployed, em·ploy·ing, em·ploys
1.a. To engage the services of; put to work: agreed to employ the job applicant.
b. To provide with gainful work: factories that employ thousands.
2. To put to use or service. See Synonyms at use.
3. To devote (time, for example) to an activity or purpose: employed several months in learning Swahili.
1. The state of being employed: in the employ of the city.
2. Archaic Occupation.
[Middle English emploien, from Old French emploier, from Latin implicāre, to involve : in-, in; see en-1 + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]
1a. employed – having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary;
"most of our graduates are employed"
1b. busy – actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"
2a. employed – put to use
2b. exploited – developed or used to greatest advantage
I figured you'd get a kick out of that.
97% Demonuts for me.
76% Green Party
So you are 327% political?
I qualified as a leatherist. ~_~
The Democrat and Republican parties spawned from the same party. It started with minor differences related to slavery and the economy and Federalism. Funny how back then the Democrats supported the idea that less Federal government is better.
Good morning all, and Happy Friday! Just wrapping up the end of the annual audit and glad to get it done. I always love seeing this week in the rearview.
What are the weekend plans?
anal audit = colonoscopy?
That would feel less invasive and would be over with quicker...
I'm over this cold stuff. This time last year we didn't hit below 45 for more than a few overnite hours. This year we are definitely making up the difference. Yesterday's high was 54 degrees at 7am. Today's high will be 53 @ 3pm. Geez.
How y'all live with temps in the single digits & minus numbers is such a foreign concept to me. Hat's off to you ... in respect if not reality. Brrrr.
Are the turkeys done?
My little button hasn't popped up yet….maybe another hour or so. How's Momma and the 'Lil Biddles doing ??
The allergy king is growing tall but still needs to put on some more pounds. His older brother is now at the enjoyable "why" stage for everything. Why is the garbage truck orange? Why is the fire alarm outside my room? Why did that dog just po0p and his owner picked it up? Why, why, why, why. He is still huge into truck. A red Mack truck was his big Christmas gift so you may have some competition out there in about 15 years if you're still trucking. Mama is a saint for putting up with all of us.
How things with you?
Moderated. Face palm to the powers that be!
You were moderated for the "compet!tion" word...
DING! Your turkey's cooked. >;->
Another joy of this type of living is you have to own 4 wardrobes instead of 1 or 2 season's worth. My button is still gone.
Don't blame me.
I don't get to see these at work. That is AWESOME!
Moving from SoCal to Wa. was a wardrobe shock to me. I had to completely upgrade. about the only thing I already had was an umbrella. Guess what? Nobody uses an umbrella in Wa. Go figure.
I gotz my button ;)
I still gats no button ..... [:-pppppp .... and I hates how hum-brellas work. Sure they protect you from the elements as you're walking, or sitting, and holding them. But once you get to your car and try to close it and tuck it in your car somewhere, you get drenched and defeat the purpose of using one.
*climbs off soapbox*
[:-ppppppp back atcha! (still cracks me up) Yeah, the bumbershoot lives in the closet these days.
Gonna go push my button now.
How do you manage to carry a cellphone without it drowning?
Callers & texters can bloody well wait. ;)
Interesting food related news...None of which sounds remotely appetizing...
Go back to Canada!
Canada doesn't want the little tool back.
Everyone has been waiting for something like this. We all knew it was bound to happen..
It happened in grand fashion too....
... still awaiting moderation.
Toni Tenille and Daryl Dragon, also known as seventies schlockmeisters "The Captain and Tenille" are divorcing after 38 years of marriage. Widespread speculation is that she wants to shop around.
You may now return to your regularly scheduled Eatocracy...
Interesting. I heard the Captain actually started taking up with muskrats...
Good morning all from a cold and snowy Denver...Commute was a little longer than normal, but nothing earthshattering.
51 Weeks of the year, I REALLY like my job. This week is not among them.
Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and drag racing this morning, Miami Beach police Detective Vivian Hernandez said. Further details about the arrest weren't immediately available.
The arrest comes days after sheriff's deputies in Los Angeles County, California, used a felony search warrant to raid Bieber's mansion as they investigated his alleged involvement in a January 9 egg attack on his neighbor's house.
You may now return to your regularly scheduled Eatocracy.
SIGH... or just ... sh!t. Still ain't got no button. I must have been VERY bad. Heh-heh. ~_~
Morning 'Sista-I think Sarah is testing us on the missing button. Kat's in Hotlanta eating and drinking airport food. -26 here and hopefully I'm headed to Texas by 3:00 p.m. today. HELLO 60 Degrees. Here's some TP so you don't have to use your hand or shoe.😱
Yo Bro! Someone's been sending you messages coded in ASCII again, haven't they?
I think you're right about Sarah. She must have switched out the regular button for one that disappears in the cold weather. Like the coffee mugs that change images when you add hot liquid.
Drive carefully my friend. The warm temps of Tejas will melt that ice off Big Blue in no time.
Myyyy button works just fine :)
Kat always did like you best.
In other news....
FEELS LIKE 31°
It's sad when Alaska has been warmer than where you live most of the winter.
I feel your pain. We just climbed to 9°.
Sooooo--I see that Seattle will be wearing White jerseys and Blue pants. They are 2 and 1 with that combo. What color unnerwears ?? Of course the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos will be wearing Orange and White…….that way Seattle can find them in the End Zone All Day long. :))
I'll be wearing Broncos colors too, courtesy of Truth aka BB. :-)
Ha! I hope it'll be there own end zone their in all day! But yeah, not sure why they picked those colors. Still-2 and 1 ain't bad odds. And Denver's never won the Superbowl with that color combo:)
I blame it on the missing button. ^_^
I hate it when I miss the button!
Double geez-and "they're".
It's ok to get old.
Okay, now that was funny!
testing ... 1, 2, 3 .....
You're working there Darlin'...
Mike-tap tap-Guitar Mike…………..
Thanks for the post check. :)
After I finished composing my berating comment to József (sh!teatingmongrelthatheis), I noticed my "post" button was gone. I thought, "Cool. I melted it." ;) It's still MIA, but I just click when my cursor changes.
Where's Waldo's button?
Mine's gone too
So ..... you froze your away? ^_^
I meant "yours"
Good frosty morning! We lucked out on snow, only about 2.5 inches, but the temp now is -2 with a real feel of -20. My heat pump is trying its hardest to keep up but they aren't made for these extreme temps.
G'morning all! It was cold enough this morning to wear a sweater in to work: 49. Since grass hasn't been legalized yet in Floriduh, today's high will be 51. Keep warm and seek sunlight – even if it comes from a special bulb.
Good Morning Kidz, It's HUMP DAY--Yay !!!!!! It's 26 degrees–a HEAT WAVE,but the bottom will fall out tonight and wind chills tomorrow morning will be -20 to -30. :(( Big Blue is ready for some 50's or 60's and is ready to Rock and Roll. So am I–be safe and Warm Everyone.
Wow. I never knew this.
"Yep! Yep! Yep!"
Didn't know that was a posthumous voice.
Good lord, that's sad. I must have watched Land Before Time a thousand times with my daughter. :(
G0dd@mned m0th3r flucking b@st@rdized c0cque-suquing miserable excuse for a human being. In your next life, when you come back as a dung beetle or pond sc um, I hope you will have learned your lesson from this life. What lesson? That if you feel like you HAVE to take a life, take your own. Leave the innocents the fuque alone.
Good Tootsday morning! I think they're still sweeping up Seahawks fans out of the streets. Heard a story on the radio this AM. Guy was out walking his dog about 10PM Sunday night. A cab pulls up to the curb, driver gets out and opens the rear door. 3 "hawks fans passed out in the back. Driver says "You cannot sleep in my cab-you MUST get out!" (insert your accent of choice). Made me laugh.
Good morning all, and many condolences to our Klatchers who are suffering through bad weather.
And in a tale of sports inspiration, I find a story completely lacking in any. Ladies and gents, I give you the biggest sore loser of this past weekend...
SNOW S**CKS. COLD S**CKS.
That is today's theme.
So, You need to add these to the Sucks list-NY Giants, Dallas Cowboys, SF 40 Whiners and anything else you can think of. Wrap yourself in the Furries. :))
C'mon down to Floridork. The RNC is over, the high's this week will be in the 60's and JBJingles is in da house! What a party we would have!
That would be soooooo much fun!
Hmmmmm……3 Wild and crazy women in Floridork at one time ?? Better have extra Coors Light for JBJ. :))
Yes please, then I need the spare roll of TP! :)
I'll buy you another Big 4 roll pack. Don't forget my BBQ burnt end sammich Plz. :))
Coors, eh? Are you also a member of the Klatsch's WDW (Whiskey Drinkin' Woman) Club or was I thinking of someone else?
Must be someone else, not a WDW, yet...although I used to partake in whiskey sour candies at one time in my life, those were good.
This is getting old.
FEELS LIKE -27°
Pulling my battery out after work and bringing her inside until morning has prevented any need for jump starts, though. lol, sigh
Then ... you jump her inside? GoodONya!
Wake UP you Slackers…..It's TOOTSDAY. It is now -3 in Omaha,NE and my chestnuts are freezing. Waiting to get a load to the South-WAY South with sun and fun. Stay warm and toasty Everyone.
Here ... this should warm them up.
Thanks 'Sista….I now have singed privates…but at least I'm Warm.
Oh goody, winter weather advisory for most of tomorrow, 4-6 inches of snow. Yuck.
This will warm your heart...
Awww....looks like Schatzie and Boots.
And they've now updated the snow totals to something more like AleeD prefers :-) 6-9 inches.
Hmmm. That's a good start ... ~_~
Call out the Mounties….JBJ is in your State. :))
Good morning all from a very happy Mile High City. On the bright side, at least something will bump MJ off of the front pages...
Good morning, all. The polar vortex is moving back in this week, today is the last day over freezing for several days, goodie.
Have a good week, everyone!
If I was going to name a racing Thoroughbred I'd call him "Polar Vortex." Sort of a catchy name.
On the first day of school a first grade teacher explains to her class that she is a Seahawks fan.
She asks her students to raise their hands if they, too, are Seahawks fans.
Wanting to impress their teacher, everyone in the class raises their hand except one little girl.
The teacher looks at the girl with surprise, 'Janie, why didn't you raise your hand?'
Because I'm not a Seahawks fan,' she replied.
The teacher, still shocked, asked, 'Well, if you are not a Seahawks fan, then who are you a fan of?'
'I am a 49ers fan, and proud of it,' Janie replied.
The teacher could not believe her ears. 'Janie please tell us why you are a 49ers fan?'
"Because my mom is a 49ers fan, and my dad is 49ers fan, so I'm a 49ers fan too!"
"Well," said the teacher in a obviously annoyed tone, 'that is no reason for you to be a 49ers fan. You don't have to be just like your parents all of the time. What if your mom was an idiot and your dad was a moron, what would you be then?'
"Then," Janie smiled, 'I'd be a Seahawks fan.'
HA! Long live trash talk.
I read this somewhere the other day. I laughed.
It is with Great Sadness that I must say…….Told 'ya so Jdizzle. 40 Whiners Suck !!! :)) It was a Good game though. Maybe next year.
LOL – Good one.
That's not just your lap I'm sitting on anymore – is it?
Whoooooa! You missed my cup!
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