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MIT student blogger Sam M. '07

Ides of March by Sam M. '07

Among other things, I now have the power to kill Macbeth.

DID YOU KNOW? Chicken Tikka Masala was actually invented in Great Britain.

I know you’re all probably still recovering from your raucous Pi Day celebrations, but I’d like you to join me in celebrating the birth of the woman from whose womb I was untimely ripped a mere twenty years ago.



Love you! I’ll be extra careful today.

14 responses to “Ides of March”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Something is rotten in the state of Denmark

  2. Anonymous says:

    The blogger doth protest too much me thinks

  3. You Anon citizens do know that those lines are from Hamlet, not Macbeth?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Of course, but it seemed so much more poetic than “Bubble bubble, toil and trouble”

    …Yeah, I probably screwed that up, but it’s been about 6 years since I last read Macbeth so give me a break. :-p

  5. Anonymous says:

    By the way, that last post was from the protesting guy.

  6. Abhishek says:

    Macbeth will then say, “Et tu Sam?”

  7. Ruth says:

    Geez… way to stay on topic…


    Thank you for the gift of Sam.

  8. Mason says:

    I thought untimely was an adjective…

    So the adverb form would be untimelyly?

    Oh English, a cruel mistress art thou.

  9. Justine says:

    Today’s my mom’s birthday too! smile

  10. Sam's Mom says:


    Thank you so much for the birthday blog. It was the best present ever.

    Thanks also to everyone who sang Happy Birthday To You to me on the telephone last night. Maybe that was the best present ever.

    Thanks Ruth for the birthday greeting. And thanks also Anonymous, just in case you were saying Happy B-day to me and not just to Justine’s Mom.

    Happy Birthday Justine’s Mom!

    Sam, I love you. Please be careful today and every day.



  11. nehalita says:

    no i did NOT know that interesting fact. i think i’ll have to go and tell my mom that. whoo.

  12. Alan says:

    Surprisingly, untimely is also an adverb. I had to look it up.

  13. Ross says:

    wow…my g-mas birthday, my english teacher’s b-day, and my parents’ anniversary…plus those other b-days, and the whole ceasar thing of course

    Happy Birthday everyone!…slightly belated