john_j_enright (john_j_enright) wrote,

Another Hundredth Of A Second

These swimming matches are ridiculously close.

Congratulations to someone who lost by 1/100 of a second, Dara Torres, who took silver in the 50 meter women's freestyle.

She's 41, and she's the second fastest female swimmer in the world.

In the 50 meter,
only one could beat her.

  • Homophonic

    A scene is something that's seen. So, based upon what they mean, I thought they were related - But they're not, and I'm feeling deflated!

  • Stargazing

    Jupiter’s line of moons, Saturn’s shining ring, Luna’s dusty craters - These are spectacular things, All brought here tonight To my own wondering…

  • Germanic vs. Latinate

    If you ever happen to say: "I took a rest for the rest of the day." Those two versions of rest are not the same word - Etymologically speaking. At…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.