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i can't not notice this stuff

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Here's a malapropism that made me chortle all day yesterday: "…in other words, the [object] is [a thing], as succinct from [that other thing]"1 Succinct? SUCCINCT? OH, MR ATTORNEY. YOU MEAN DISTINCT. Now, I'll grant you, there's a passing aural resemblance on account of that -inct suffix business, but I don't care to admit that […]

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a glimpse of banality

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As a brief addendum on the when can I buy it? issue, I am reliably informed at least one store is talking about December 19 as the on-shelf date. Make of this information what you will. I have spent most of the weekend pondering the pc vs mac dilemma, and am no closer to an […]

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five random things make a post

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a word you never expected your aunt to know: frottage. i had a haircut three whole days ago now. i still hate it. sign of a truly bad haircut. this one's gonna take a few months to undo. is leonard cohen's "hallelujah" the most covered song ever in the history of mankind? i have twenty-seven […]