From this week’s World Wide Words:
Allan Paris writes: “I don’t know if the sign on a restaurant in
North Carolina is a non sequitur or is merely ignorant: ‘Lenten
Specials. All You Can Eat’.”
Michael Quinion‘s mailing list makes Monday mornings a joy.
Charles’ Rules of Argument should be read by anyone attempting to go near The Motley Fool, Usenet, or even Telnet BBS’s.
This animation reminds me of the old Sesame Street counting video with the pinball machine. It’s really very well done with some quite neat music (reminds me of Gong) [via b3ta].
Also, thanks to Simon Brunning, I’m now a member of Orkut, the technological equivalent of cliques at school. As I was invited that way, I extend the invitation to anyone here to ask for an invite.
Thank goodness my email embarassments have been limited to sending blank emails to a large distribution list. This lady wasn’t quite so lucky. I do approve of the reply that was sent:
“I mean, come on, I quote ‘Oh Alex I so wanted you to be there to hold my hand, I love music’. Who talks like that? What are you, like 16 or something? Alex, you need to sort this out. If she is 16, you’re in trouble. If she’s not then you need to get rid of her asap before she takes over your life…”