Grammarian

Microsoft Word Grammar Checker Are No Good, Scholar Conclude I’d wager that the majority of my beloved readership (yup, all three of you) have used this software product at some point. Some may use it every single day and you have my pity as, no doubt, it is STILL invading your work, suggesting improvements, alternatives and generally annoying the crap out of you. FYI – The latter statement is widely used and accepted by many a usability expert, for example; When the autocorrect feature changes some of your text, how annoying is it on a scale from 1 [not annoying] to 10 [annoys the crap out of you]? Of course here in blogland we don’t have the benefit of grammar …

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Bankers Skive

Standing around in the rain isn’t the best way to spend a hungover Sunday morning, but then neither is working on a bank holiday Monday whilst several gallons of phlegm slosh around your head. Anyway. Series finale of Huff last night, and boy am I glad that a second series has been ordered. Of course I’d have loved to have confirmed this on the show’s official website but alas, as you’ll see if you visit, those “pages are intended for access only from within the United States”. There is a small bell ringing in my head that I’ve read about this recently on another blog.. nope, can’t remember. Anyone?? UPDATE: Twas the lovely Meg which as David points out I’ve …

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Feline and Dogged

Dragged ourselves out of bed, loaded the car and were at our alloted pitch by 9.05pm. Home again by 12noon. Whilst the early morning started grey and patchy, by midday it was chucking it down. Fervent attempts to repack the car, shuffle things on the table and generally getting soaked whilst trying to protect our “goods” were pretty much in vain. The first cars started leaving at about 11am, we stuck it out for another hour then decided that it wasn’t really worth it. Still we made £35 in two hours. Not to shoddy if I do say so myself. We also learned a lot from the woman in the pitch next to us who was a seasoned pro. And …

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Think as you Drunk

It’s 1am. Been drinking since 3pm. Quite drunk, shouldn’t be posting, don’t care. 50% proof Southern Comfort is lovely but does make the room spin!! bed now, up at 8.30am. Hangover city, here we come!! (Holy crap, I’m not too bad at tpying when I’m drunnk!!)

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