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...what was playing on the radio?

Go to You Tube and plug in the year of your birth and see what pops up - [livejournal.com profile] lasirenadolce got Elton John, I got Johnny Cash> and Ricky Nelson.

In black-and-white, no less.

And here's some more...

GOD, I'm old....
anghara: (New Worldweavers Icon courtesy of Jim Hi)
...but I was playing around a site on the Internets and got this:




Think I'll keep it... (although, I have to admit, it leaves a lot to be desired in the fuzziness department, and, well, a lot of other departments... But I've still got a lot to learn when it comes to stuff like this... )
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...this is just too good to pass up. In case you missed it... that's *HOUSE*, right there, in the snappy white suit. Greg House.

He was NEVER that young.


Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] intertext.
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Language is such a wonderful thing (particularly when the language is the infinitely malleable English. Here's a site that might amuse, entertain and educate those inclined to pay attention to the vagaries and idiosyncracies of the English tongue. I particularly like the "Sic!" section, which I presume is updated regularly with examples of unfortunate English "faux pas", so to speak, if you'll forgive my French, as it were. These are the current crop:

• “Found under my windscreen wiper”, wrote John Rooke, “was a flyer from a local (East London) watering hole that describes itself as a ‘GASTRO PUB W ORGANIC PRODUCTS’. It seems to have been printed from someone’s rough initial notes; featured alongside such attractions as ‘ORGANIC PIZZAS’ and ‘SUN BRUNCH W ROASTS & NEWSPAPERS’ are ‘BATTERED SOFAS’. A touch indigestible I’d say, though it is nice to be offered a sit-down meal.”

• In an article by Jennifer Ferguson about beers in the 6 September issue of Buzz Weekly, the student newspaper of the University of Illinois, appears this: “The ol’ factory system has a lot to do with taste.” Industrial-scale brewing, the curse of the zymurgy business. Thanks to Rick Larson for noting that.

• Donna M Farrell found a feature story in the Washington Post recently about the memorabilia of gay activist Frank Kameny going to the Smithsonian. It commented about his firing by the government in 1957: “He got busted in Lafayette Square across from the White House (a gay cruising ground).” “Who knew?” Ms Farrell marvelled. “And during the Eisenhower administration, no less!”

Missing or entirely superfluous punctuation! Dangling participles! Double meanings! Roll up, roll up, fun and games for all!
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I try to steer clear of memery these days, but but this was kind of fun to do...
anghara: (coffee beans)
I think I'm going to print this out and hang it by the coffeemaker, to remind [livejournal.com profile] rdeck of potential consequences...
anghara: (book and glasses)
And now for the season's new reality show... Survivor:The Writer...

([livejournal.com profile] matociquala finds the coolest things.)

Anyhow, after that, I'll up the stakes...The Science Fiction Flick Fashion Fission Parade...
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What Kind of Reader Are You?
Your Result: Obsessive-Compulsive Bookworm

You're probably in the final stages of a Ph.D. or otherwise finding a way to make your living out of reading. You are one of the literati. Other people's grammatical mistakes make you insane.

Dedicated Reader
Literate Good Citizen
Book Snob
Non-Reader
Fad Reader
What Kind of Reader Are You?
Create Your Own Quiz
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You went trick or treating as TheInvisibleMan.
Sauron gave you Jesus.
QuinceyMorris gave you AnUnwrappedChocolateBar.
BenHawkins gave you AMaltedMilkBall.
JonathanHarker gave you TheBluePill.
You had a strange time until Apollo dragged you off to the Village.

What's Your Trick-or-Treat Haul?
Shiver My Timber--A Pirate RPG









*Sauron* gave me *Jesus*?

I'm sorry, that's a whole new mental universe...
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...and perhaps good for a giggle for people who don't...

http://www.bitboost.com/pawsense/

I particlularly love the claim that it can detect and block "Cat typing" ... (http://www.bitboost.com/pawsense/pawsense-faq.html)

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