Words: blowsy [MW]
Main Entry: blow·sy
Variant(s): also blow·zy /'blau-zE/
Etymology: English dialect blowse, blowze wench
1 : having a sloppy appearance or aspect : FROWSY
2 : being coarse and ruddy of complexion
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Main Entry: blow·sy
I have a desire only for friends who don't smoke, lie, act shallow and similar craven sins. I interact with some who intersect those categories, and I even like some [a lot] -- [Giger fan K comes to mind --] but at this time I have no friends (save JB) who smoke (or etc.).
(via Arianna Huffington) "I guess it all depends on what your definition of 'limited' is. And of 'reviewed.' And of 'briefed.' And of 'lying through your teeth.'"
It's not encouraging people to buy your software when we see typos on your website screen shots (presss, etc.)!
Did you hear about the literary pirates? They flew the banner of the Jolly Roget's.
Main Entry: pro·so·po·poe·ia
"Please review and advise" is the new way I close emails to a development manager, basically saying, "Please confirm this bug and let me know when it's fixed."
Please tell me there is a potted plant over there, and that the guy standing behind the next cubicle, and making that loud water-nozzle sound, is with the plant-watering service...
(Vocera via Infoworld)
Robert X. Cringely's Notes from the Field column in Infoworld this week: "When he called Dell with a question about his warranty, he spoke with six techs (named, respectively, Wasi, Gaurav, Farhan, Yuvaraj, Satyendra, and Melvin)."
I do not have a chocolate habit... and I'll deny it till the day I start snarfing down Hershey's chocolate kisses -- paper tape, foil and all!
(What are the three most important things for a Realtor? Loquation, loquation, loquation!)
(via NPR) Albert Swank wants to operate a nuclear cyclotron in his garage in Anchorage, Alaska, ostensibly to produce medical isotopes that have a short shelf life and are in demand. His neighbors don't want this so badly, they've pushed the city council to promulgate an ordinance that bans cyclotrons, ever.
I was signed into Yahoo [Messenger] and the following link was sent immediately before the person I know slightly signed off (giving the impression it was sent [in bulk] as spam):