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#216: Erroneous Beeping

September 1st, 2023 · 77 minutes

In Follow-up, John shares some updates on his tile and paint journey. Also, he reaches a critical junction in the saga of his freezer.

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Next, we learn a little about eggcorns and mondegreens. Then there's some confusion about when the kid from There Will Be Blood was in Iron Maiden, and John corrects Merlin's Conan quote. Again and again.

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(Recorded on Tuesday, August 22, 2023)

Credits

Reconcilable Differences #102: Preparing the Way
The Technology Connections fridge video - YouTube
"Basement bulkhead" Google image search
Eggcorns - YouTube
The Commander Thinks Aloud - The Long Winters
Blanket Hog - The Long Winters
Hotel California - Live in 1977
Eddie from Iron Maiden
Monty Python and the Holy Grail - The scene with "I'm 37!"
Conan The Barbarian: What is best in life? - YouTube
Good Omens (Novel)
Good Omens (TV Series)
Douglas Adams
Terry Pratchett
Buddhism
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Mindfulness