A fun plugin

WordPress Plugin: A Modern Major-General

I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical. So I figured I should share with you. Download my Pirates of Penzance “Modern Major-General” random-lyric generator and you, too, will be able to tell at sight a Mauser rifle from a javelin.

Add the function moderngeneral() where you want to print the lyric. I have mine in place of bloginfo(‘description’) in my header.php file, but you can place it in your sidebar or anywhere you want.

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