Sign Language for Babies


Teaching children Sign or signs before they learn to speak can inspire them to learn spoken language earlier, which is a blessing for many parents. Apparently the use of signs gets many children to enjoy communication, and take it to another level – the spoken word.

This reminds me of the Simpsons’ Episode where Homer’s half brother invents a baby translator. Maggie says, “goo gagaga” and it translates to “I have soiled myself. How embarrassing.”

Bad Scrabble Hands


The following pages are real, unmanipulated examples of Scrabble-tile-chooosing ineptitude, hands so mind-bogglingly unfair in their horribleness that pictures just had to be taken. If you, or someone you know, has been involved in a similar incident, please submit your own photographs of Bad Scrabble Hands to our growing archive. Your help is much appreciated.

(via Boing Boing)