Immediately after a new Pope accepts election, he is asked, “By what name shall you be called?”
He has to choose a new name because he is a new enlightened person in a new role. Often, but not always, this name will bear some symbolism to say something about him, his views or some other factor. The new Pope Francis chose this name to represent his humility and caring for the disadvantaged.
So what I want to know is, if you were elected Pope, which name would you choose? And why if you care to share?
Realistically, women wouldn’t be answering this question today, and probably not any time soon, but this is a thought exercise so go for it! I’m all for women in the clergy!
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Happy Boxing Day, everyone! Aren’t you glad we no longer live in the Dark Ages, when people used to put on boxing gloves and fight others who got gifts they wanted but didn’t get from Santa? Villagers used to gather to watch these extravaganzas where the winner took home gifts, Instagramming photos via Twitter, not having much else to do. And that’s where Boxing Day got its name.
JUST KIDDING! There was no Instagram in the Dark Ages, of course!
Something not as funny is when people post songs stuck in their heads on Facebook. It’s a good thing it doesn’t play as their friends see the status update link, but they likely know the song. If it were to get stuck in their heads as well, just a reminder of the song would do it, never mind actually hearing it. But if they haven’t heard of the song and are curious of what it is, they could be in for a nasty surprise after what may be an initial laugh that the song is stuck in someone else’s head.
So what I want to know is whether you think people should post “earworm” songs stuck in their heads on Facebook? They could be spreading their temporary insanity on to others, you know!
Take the poll below. Leave a comment. Maybe even be annoying and post a song stuck in your head right now or recently.
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