links for 2010-08-15

  • "Here's an excerpt from the brief video: "This might be a good place for me to register my profound discomfort at having to make videos like this."

    You can stop right there, JF. Your discomfort in making the video has found its match in my disinterest in watching it.

  • "As a grammatically conscientious person who frequents internet forums and YouTube, I have found it necessary to develop a few coping mechanisms. When someone types out "u" instead of "you," instead of getting mad, I imagine them having only one finger on each hand and then their actions seem reasonable. If I only had one finger on each hand, I'd leave out unnecessary letters too!"

    Read the whole thing — the illustrations are priceless. I'll never look at "alot" the same way again.

    HT: CS in NH

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