Monthly Archives: December 2010

>Or right

>Depending on your political persuasion. – Posted using BlogPress

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>Women never cease to amaze me

>I’m at the Ralph Lauren outlet store in Kittery ME when some flossy I’ve never seen before comes up to me and says “Excuse me, but does this jacket make my arse look big?”(She actually said “ass”. Americans tend to … Continue reading

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>Why I hate Borders

>They don’t stock The New Yorker in their Portland ME storeThey’ve never heard of Wired magazineThey have no idea that Springsteen’s “Darkness” has been rereleased as a 3DVD/3CD setTheir free WiFi is slower than dial-upThey’re going to take over Barnes … Continue reading

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>Glass half empty? Glass half full?

> Glass empty. Bring me another one. Warren’s Lobster House, Kittery, Maine Posted using BlogPress

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>There’s something seriously wrong…

> …when bottled water cost €6.40 a litre and vodka costs €12 a litre. This could turn me into a drinker…. Seen at Frankfurt airport

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>Christ, it’s HUGE….

>….said the actress to the Bishop. Never seen one this close before. (Said jb to himself)– Posted using BlogPress

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>Don’t you just LOVE the eloquence?

> Not to mention the biting sarcasm. After the UK banking trade association wrote to Cambridge University to have a student’s master’s thesis censored because it documented a well-known flaw in the chip-and-PIN system, Cambridge’s Ross Anderson sent this delightful … Continue reading

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>Dream Jobs That You’re Glad You Didn’t Pursue

> Scott C. Reynolds is a collector of broken career dreams. This column examines the life that might have been had he, or you, followed through. Good stuff

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>The (j)b’s knees

> Bumped into my orthopaedic consultant in the supermarket just now. “How are you?” he asked. I asked him whether an answer would involve the usual consultancy fees or whether he was just being polite. He laughed. Just.

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>Bet he’s a social climber, though

> “ “I fly with a low cost airline and happy as Larry to have a job as a pilot. It’s a great job and I earn a descent living. I work hard but before I started flying I worked … Continue reading

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