Friday, May 25, 2007

Email: Cinemark Support

Caveat proficitor? (Let the user beware?)

Humor: Dachshund/pug mix

After mistyping bridge pug for bridge plug, I explained to DS, "Cross a dachshund with a pug and you get a bridge pug."

Does it mean anything when people pretend you never said a thing in the first place?

Thursday, May 24, 2007

gussy [AHED]

VERB: Slang To dress or decorate elaborately; adorn or embellish: gussied herself up in sequins and feathers.
ETYMOLOGY: Perhaps from Australian slang gussie, an effeminate man, from Gussie, diminutive of the personal name Augustus.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Email: The sci-fi wedding [DB]

These [sci-fi weddings] are hard-core SF fans who attend conventions. Furthermore classic (print) or science-oriented "hard SF" fans [tend to] think that Star Trek and Star Wars (celluloid) "sci-fi" fans are just 12-year-olds who never grew up.