Narrow-mind “Idol” Mari Iijima, a Japanese singer now living in the USA, refuse...– (via animesos)
clientsfromhell: Client: (Calling our computer store for assistance) “I turn on my computer, but all I can see is the green LED on! The screen is still black!” Me: “Your computer is here. You have only the monitor”.
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This doesn’t mean that there will be no anonymous or pseudonymous conversation...– Derek Powazek - “Nobody Uses Their Real Name” and Other Outdated Notions
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A lady went into the pharmacy, walked up to the pharmacist, looked straight into his eyes, and said, “I would like to buy some cyanide.” The pharmacist asked, “Why?” The lady replied, “I need it to poison my husband.” The pharmacist said, “Lord have mercy! That’s against the law! Absolutely not!” The lady reached into her purse and...
The prospect of someone in the government trying to design a programme that...– Stimulus thinking: Adventures in tea-party cognitive dissonance | The Economist
The county government originally pushed to open a nudist area for the first time...– http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/08/117_92149.html
Mita Masahiro said: “Once a book goes out of copyright, it’s bound to be translated horribly right away. We’ve got to extend copyright beyond the author’s death to prevent this.” As soon as Saint-Exupéry’s work entered the public domain, Mr. Mita immediately produced a horrible translation of Le Petit Prince. When I confronted him about this at a Japan Writers’ Association meeting, he mumbled...