1st April, 10:30 am Apr 1st

hahahahahahahahah. I love calvin and hobbes.

And i thought i had some scary ex-girlfriends.

Continuing the recent theme of sillier and sillier DeCSS routines (the encryption used on DVDs silly), i give you the illegal prime.

must...get...illustrator...

Normal fridges don't cut it in the high-tech world of noomeeja. So get an SGI fridge. [via nick]

A guide to written english:

  1. Verbs HAS to agree with their subjects.
  2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.
  3. And don't start a sentence with a conjunction.
  4. It is wrong to ever split an infinitive.
  5. Avoid clichés like the plague. (They're old hat)
  6. Also, always avoid annoying alliteration.
  7. Be more or less specific.
  8. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are (usually) unnecessary.
  9. Also too, never, ever use repetitive redundancies.
  10. No sentence fragments.
  11. Contractions aren't necessary and shouldn't be used.
  12. Foreign words and phrases are not apropos.
  13. Do not be redundant

This was posted on Sunday 1st April, 2001 at 10:30 am Pacific.

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