Friday, July 18, 2003

Les fran├žais fous

France has banned the term e-mail. From now on, official documents are required to refer to electronic messaging as "Courriel."

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Unclear on the concept

I just got my second diet Coke bottle cap in a week offering "buy a dozen, get a dozen" donuts at Krispy Kreme. I wonder what part of diet Coke they don't understand.

Sunday, July 13, 2003

Please excuse my dear aunt sally...

Which stands for parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. A mnemonic for the order of operations in equations. I'm having 8th grade math flashbacks. Scary.

ACME - For all your anvil needs

Matt over at Scrubbles points out that someone took the time to create a comprehensive catalog of every product ever produced by the ACME company, the favorite vendor of celebrities like Wile E. Coyote and Elmer Fudd. It's all in there -- from "Hen Grenades" to "Triple Strength Battleship Steel Armor Plate"

Yeah, yeah, I know. I'm supposed to be working on my exam. Can't a fella goof off just a little?