Day: April 26, 2006

10 Questions Meme

From Erica at Swirlspice: 1. When is the last time you had a papercut? Today. The LAW is document-intensive. 2. Would you rather have a 5 pound tumor on your face or a 50 pound tumor on your back, neither…

It’s not racist! It’s just racist!

I see nothing potentially offensive about this at all! Why, it’s just good business practice to alienate a good portion of your patrons by implying that they’re dirty and difficult and that their patronage is unfairly burdensome to you. Think…

Through a Byline Darkly

Older left this comment on the thread about Max Wolf Valerio: I remember reading about one of the earliest F2M transexuals, and I was mightily offended by the fact that all his relatives thought the transition was a good thing…

Living In Human Scale

As a resident of a neighborhood chopped up and made far less functional by Robert Moses, I read with great interest the obituary of Jane Jacobs, author of “The Death and Life of Great American Cities,” a 1961 book in…

Ever Get that Not So Fresh Feeling?

…Far be it from me to speak harshly of others, but thank you, Amanda! I’m with Chris: But Heart’s analysis of the word “godbag” is irredeemably daft. It’s the kind of whingey reaosning that causes people to forward emails with…