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7 Reasons to Run Away and Change Your Name

7 Reasons to Run Away and Change Your Name

1.  The CIA. You are the co-author of a British-based humour website which gets an alarming number of page hits from readers in Arlington, Virginia (the home of the CIA).  This scares you. 2.  A Fable. Your name is Alan Lupus.  You live in a small, unremarkable seaside town in a semi-detached house on the cliff-top.  You have formerly had many close friends and been on good terms with your neighbours.  For the last three weeks, however,...

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7 Reasons You Know He Was A Cub Scout

7 Reasons You Know He Was A Cub Scout

  1.  Good with targets. This harbours back to the days when he was obsessed with achieving. He was obsessed with achieving because in the Cub Scouts you were rewarded heavily. With badges. Anyone who is rewarded with badges at a young age is going to be programmed into thinking they will always be rewarded with badges. So they keep trying. And he probably likes achieving things three times over doesn’t he? That’s because you...

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7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wear A Tie

7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wear A Tie

Ties: They're odd. They serve very little practical purpose as clothing and in many scenarios they can constitute a hazard to the wearer. You should avoid wearing them if at all practicable. Here are seven reasons that you shouldn't wear one. Ever.

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7 Reasons That Christopher Walken is Great.

7 Reasons That Christopher Walken is Great.

1.  Hair. Christopher Walken’s hair is amazing, it’s thick, lustrous and full.  It’s always slightly odd though.  It’s never styled in a way that anyone would choose to have their hair done.  Have you ever heard anyone ask their hairdresser for “a Walken”?  Of course you haven’t.  To strengthen his hair, he pulls it for ten minutes per day.  Christopher Walken’s hair is strong.  And weird.  Christopher...

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Special Guest Post : 7 Reasons Why I Won’t Write A $15 Blog

Special Guest Post : 7 Reasons Why I Won’t Write A $15 Blog

Sometimes at 7 Reasons(.org), we like to look at what other people are writing, especially when they’re using the same format as we are.  We were delighted to find this piece by Carol Tice via Twitter.  We were even more delighted when she agreed that we could post in on our website.  We just hope you don’t expect writing of this standard every day. Recently, I had a disturbing week looking for freelance writing gigs. I...

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