One More Thing, #26

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Here’s another great story from “The Dinner Party Download” last week, celebrating the glamorous Jet Set age of airline travel.

“Jet Set: The People, The Planes, The Glamour and the Romance in Aviation’s Glory Years,” a new book by William Stadiem, describes the arc from luxury travel in the 1950s and 60s to the cattle car conditions of today.

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While I’m definitely considering this for my next in flight reading material, it may prove to be too depressing as I munch my tiny bag of pretzels back in coach.

 

 

 

Hanger

I laughed out loud last week when I heard this story about hanger on “The Dinner Party Download.”

Not familiar?

“Hanger” is a portmanteau describing the intersection of “hunger” and “anger,” a horrible state with which I am occasionally – and scarily – afflicted.

Seriously, do not get between me and my sandwich.

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 Here’s a great article that explains it all.

And this:

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