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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-05-06 09:34
Subject: [links] Link salad takes a day off to recover, sleeps in
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Tags:books, cool, culture, escapement, funny, language, links, personal, process, reviews, science, tech, videos, weird, writing
A reader reacts to Escapement Powell's | Amazon ] — Not so much with the liking, unfortunately.

Video of me and kenscholes writing at Borderlands

This won't hurt a bit: 1937Shorpy documents my day yesterday.

Language Log with extensive linguist geekery on sentence style

The real story behind Van Gogh's ear — I wonder if they had a hearing? (Thanks to tetar.)

R. Crumb meets The Muppets — Made of 100% USDA Grade-A pure, crispy delicious WRONG.

Nanosatellite Carries Drugs into Space — No, really. I also don't think this is a correct use of "nano-".

John Steinbeck on the economic crisis

?otD: How much did your cat scan?

Body movement: n/a (sick)
This morning's weigh-in: 215.4
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Engine Summer by John Crowley

Originally published at jlake.com.

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Kevin Roche
User: kproche
Date: 2009-05-06 18:17 (UTC)
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Wow. I'm amazed that they built a lab bench to scale to hold that 10-9 meter long satellite!
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User: misofuhni
Date: 2009-05-06 18:44 (UTC)
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On Language Log:

I can so relate to that and trying to walk my fourth-grader through his essay skill.

?otD: How much did your cat scan?

Don't know. I picked her up from the street
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User: yourbob
Date: 2009-05-06 20:44 (UTC)
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AotD: A pounce of flesh.
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