Thursday, August 30, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Misheard Lyrics

One type of mistake that is easy to make (and can be funny or embarrassing or both) is mishearing the lyrics to a song. One famous example of this is "Hold me close, young Tony Danza" instead of “Hold me closer, tiny dancer” from Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer.’



Another famous one, this time from a Taylor Swift song:



Here's one all about Hamilton mishearings:



Sometimes, you can have fun with your mistakes!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Today's Quote: Abby Wambach

Text:
Don’t just ask yourself, "What do I want to do?" Ask yourself: "WHO do I want to be?"
~ Abby Wambach

This came from Wambach's 2018 Commencement speech at Barnard College.
To see an earlier post on Wambach and failure click here.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Today's Quote: Thomas Jefferson


Text:
...we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
~ Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Today's Quote: George Eliot


Text:
Even our failures are a prophecy.
~ George Eliot

George Eliot, aged 30, painted by Alexandre-Louis-François d'Albert-Durade, National Portrait Gallery, London.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Today's Quote: Alex Mathers


Text:
You need to be OK with making stuff you don't like. Just keep making more. Be relentless.
~ Alex Mathers

Graphic courtesy Alex Mathers at redlemonclub.com. Check it out for more messages of support!