Monthly Archives: January 2009

>Um, I don’t get it….


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>You’d pull a face too…….

> . .if someone had just cut off your bollocks…. Which is what you do to a bullock to turn it into an ox. Castrate it. The Year of the Ox in the Chinese calendar kicks off today and – … Continue reading

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>True stories – Customer Support

> “Ridge Hall computer assistant; may I help you?” “Yes, well, I’m having trouble with WordPerfect.” “What sort of trouble?” “Well, I was just typing along, and all of a sudden the words went away.” “Went away?” “They disappeared”. “hmmm. … Continue reading

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>This, I got wrong.

> One in seven jobs in Germany is some way – directly or indirectly – linked to the car industry. As they say: If BMW gets a sniffle, Bavaria gets the flu”. The German government – as part of a … Continue reading

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>Drugs for Women

> MIRRORCILLIN – A 5cc dose enables a woman to walk past mirrors for up tofour hours without pausing once. STOPPANAGGIN – Gives women a vague feeling of contentment towards theirspouse/boyfriend. COSMOPOLIRA – Doubles female intelligence, allowing “facts” in trashlifestyle … Continue reading

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>Things I don’t miss…

> ..about Microsoft Word.

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>Good night and good riddance

> Has it only been 8 years? Seems like a lifetime. Or a nightmare. Or both.

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>Keeping things on the level


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>To each his own

> Suum cuique. To ta auton prattein kai me polypragmonein dikaiosyne (Plato wasn’t particularly succinct…) Chacun à son goût. Jedem das seine.From all this, you can gather that the saying’s been around for about 2500 years.And quite a useful saying … Continue reading

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>Milky Way Transit Authority

> The galaxy according to Samuel Arbesman, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard studying computational sociology. How cool is that? Almost as good as Harry Beck’s original, actually

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