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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-09-08 07:57
Subject: [links] Link salad can't keep track of each fallen robin
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Tags:language, links, nature, personal, religion, science, tech
Trench warfare?Grammarphobia on (among other things) the loosening meaning of "literally".

The New Smartphone IncrementalismTiny advances are loudly proclaimed as the industry battles over fractions of an ever-vaster global mobile market.

Sea Otters To Save World From Environmental Collapse

How to Determine If Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened in Just 10 Quick Questions — Hint: losing the privilege inherent in a lengthy history of absolute cultural dominance does;t count as oppression. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

?otD: Do you remember me well?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (weekend off)
Body movement: 0 minutes (urban walking to come)
Hours slept: 6.5 (interrupted)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Heartland by Mark Teppo

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User: mastadge
Date: 2012-09-08 16:40 (UTC)
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re: Otters . . . if only systems were that simple. . .
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User: melissajm
Date: 2012-09-08 18:01 (UTC)
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The Rev. Emily Heath is wise.
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User: cuddlycthulhu
Date: 2012-09-08 19:21 (UTC)
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How do you mean "well"? Do you mean well as in you are distinct in my memory with clear details? Yes. Do you mean in good favor? Yes.
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2012-09-11 01:46 (UTC)
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While I still smolder over the refashioned definitions of "ignorant" and "random", suddenly people around me have started misusing "ethical" too. Apparently it now means "substantial", "real", or "legitimate", as in "There was no ethical reason to do that".

I blame politicians.

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