‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Trailer Marries Fart Jokes With Johnny Depp in Perfect Union

‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Trailer Marries Fart Jokes With Johnny Depp in Perfect Union

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A new trailer has dropped for the Gnomeo & Juliet follow-up Sherlock Gnomes. This trailer features: fart jokes, poop jokes, upbeat electronic dance music, and Johnny Depp.     In this installment, the gnomes are in a new yard with new threats and new heroes. The newest hero is the titular Sherlock Gnomes, voiced by John Christopher Depp II. One character says, “No ship, Sherlock.” It is a play on the common phrase “No shit, Sherlock,” which is used when someone says something obvious. It’s a funny joke because the word ‘ship’ sounds like the word ‘shit.’   Some other …

In the Age of Technology, Kids Prefer Old Fashioned Books

In the Age of Technology, Kids Prefer Old Fashioned Books

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It is a common misconception that young people are so obsessed with technology that they shudder at the touch of paper, have forgotten how to use pens, and can only relate to abstract concepts such as ‘likes’ and ‘the internet.’   Via Laughing Gifs   As pointed out in this article on The Conversation, the myth is so pervasive that it has affected book-sourcing practices in many school libraries in countries like the United States and Australia, with some abandoning paper books altogether in favor of e-readers. I KNOW. I can hear your horrified gasps from here.   However, it is just that: a …