I have a 2004 “Insult-a-Day” calendar. I’m not sure what this says about my character – I chose an “Insult-a-Day” rather than inspiring thoughts or useful facts or new words to learn – I suppose I’m an aspiring curmudgeon. Here is today’s insult:

He has not so much brain as earwax.
-William Shakespeare, from Troilus and Cressida

Dearest Pamela, on this, your natal day, I dedicate that thought to you.