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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-07-05 11:25
Subject: [links] Link salad wonders if it should get a job
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Tags:climate, culture, funny, links, personal, politics, process, writing
Regulators…Mount Up!Science in My Fiction with a lateral take on world building.

Analogiesxkcd is funnier than normal.

Head Spotters: 1942 — "Head Spotter" has to be one of the weirdest job titles ever.

Dutch courage for climate mainstream — The BBC on climate change 'scandals' and the underlying reality.

?otD: What's the weirdest job you ever had?

Writing time yesterday: n/a
Body movement: n/a
Hours slept: 9.5 (decent but interrupted by fireworks)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: Ringworld by Larry Niven

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User: neadods
Date: 2010-07-05 22:11 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
What's the weirdest job you ever had?

Picking embroidered alligators off of shirts that were going to be sent to discounters.
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2010-07-06 01:07 (UTC)
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It's a toss-up. 1) Jail receptionist. 2) Being the person who coordinated shipments of hogs to the slaughterhouse (I didn't deal with the actual hogs, just made sure the records were kept and the orders sent out).
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User: msconduct
Date: 2010-07-06 03:34 (UTC)
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*One* job? Can't decide between timing the outages on a beer-can filling line and inviting people to grope my pantyhose. (Pinned on a board, not the ones I was wearing.)
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Sean P. Fodera
User: delkytlar
Date: 2010-07-07 00:31 (UTC)
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Being in charge of the Barbie aisle while working at Toys R Us during college, and having to be fully conversant with all of her available dolls, accessories and playsets. Plus all of Ken's.
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