Our world’s cultural richness is being diminished by the ongoing success of English, an English supported by international communications technology and the success of the American way of life. In other words, we have finally built the Babel tower after all, and it broadcasts “The Simpsons.” Discuss.
Or is that, so little to say… Other than going to see the Matrix Reloaded again last night, much better the second time around. Ohhh and I’m midway through jotting down some thoughts, but as usual I have stalled about a paragraph in. Anyone got any suggestions to remove this mental block I have? Sledgehammer?…Continue reading So much to say, so little time
Google Search: Search Engine Who says Google ‘fixes’ its search results?
Unconscious Mutterings (via Alex (via Anne)) – it’s free association time folks… 1. Badminton :: Smash2. Obsessive compulsive :: Terminology3. Prosthetics :: Scary4. Sophistication :: Restaurant5. Hiphop :: Bass6. Stammering :: Embarassment7. Property taxes :: Unfair8. Lowrider :: Bellybutton9. Blowtorch :: Torture10. Formality :: Religion Now I’ve just got to figure out what all that…Continue reading One of those web things you do
Meg proves once again that the best photo’s are often accompanied by a killer comment. Just don’t read it if you have a mouthful of sandwich. Takes ages to get the bits out from your keyboard!
According to today’s regulators and bureaucrats, those of us who were kids in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s probably shouldn’t have survived, because…… Our baby cots were covered with brightly coloured lead-based paint which was promptly chewed and licked.We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles, or latches on doors or cabinets and it was…Continue reading We should be dead
Interesting article: Is technology making us dumber?. “When you can always dash off another follow-up e-mail at no cost, you don’t need to be careful to get your thought clearly and fully expressed in a letter,” Again it’s one of these discussions that I can always, in my head at least, rationalise by stating that…Continue reading Dumb and dumber
Vaughan points out what we all know but rarely accomplish, and manages to remind me of this well known poem: What is this life if, full of care,We have no time to stand and stare? No time to stand beneath the boughsAnd stare as long as sheep and cows. No time to see, when woods…Continue reading Stop
Standing up to pee.Not having to worry too much about which ‘outfit’ to wear (hmmm trousers and a shirt then…)Not having that messy period thing to worry about (ohh no I can’t wear my white trousers today…)Not getting pregnant and having our bodies and hormones all screwed up for 9 months. And whilst I am…Continue reading Advantage of being a man
It appears that Michael Moore.com was hacked. Yes, the Oscar award winning documentarist is a victim of something he, in times past, may have attempted. The hacked page can be seen here. Whether you are a fan of his or not, and personally I’m not sure either way, you have to admit that, by speaking…Continue reading Michael Moore