Monthly Archives: April 2008

I think I might have seen this meme before…

I’ve been tagged by Scott Spiegelberg to do the following: 1. Pick up the nearest book. 2. Open to page 123. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the next three sentences. 5. Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged … Continue reading

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The Rather Difficult Font Game

Here. I scored 25 out of 34. If you know your fonts (which I don’t), it’s not that difficult. Usually two of the answer choices can be eliminated right away (hint: It’s not Comic Sans).

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You can do whatever you want, PZ, but this is stupid

I like PZ Myers, and I enjoy reading his blog Pharyngula. I think the whole Expelled fiasco was hilarious, and, like Jake Young, I think PZ is basically right to object to Matt Nisbet and Chris Mooney’s characterization of the … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary, Word Munger

Wow. I’ve kept this blog up for four years now. Who’d a thunk it? It’s been quite a stretch, and some would say the peak years of this blog are behind it. I certainly don’t get the kind of traffic … Continue reading

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Business idea: Rent a platonic friend

With all the trouble public figures have gotten into lately getting caught with escort services, it’s occurred to me that someone with the right qualifications has a unique opportunity to make a lot of money. All the navel-gazing about why … Continue reading

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Updating WordPress — look out

Given the latest barrage of spam, I’m going to upgrade WordPress. Hopefully everything will work out all right, but if it doesn’t, that’s why. Update: Upgrade complete! Everything seems to be okay, but let me know if something’s awry.

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