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I have made a silly quiz, principally to bemuse Americans: Doctor Who Technobabble, or UK Government Term?
andrewt.net/games/who-or-gov/

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"blocking someone means you're just afraid of what they are saying"

Just cause I put garbage in the dumpster doesn't mean I'm scared of garbage it means its rank and I don't want it in my house.

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if only #google had a utility to analyse their page for speed 🤔

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RT @DCoulbourne@twitter.com
This is incredibly well stated

them: "Hello, thanks for having me — long time listener, first time caller!"
me: "How did you get this number?"

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Just accidentially autocorrected myself into self-confidence.

I just looked this up to check the story so let's post it here: i-programmer.info/news/98-lang

tl;dr: In early versions of PHP, the in-built function names were chosen not for clarity, but to have a good distribution of lengths, so the hashed lookup would be more efficient.

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I still can't get over the fact that my credit card runs java

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me: "so how's the new planet?"
scientists: "like jupiter, but darker, hotter and more distant"
marvel executive: *taking notes* "keep going, this is gold, do they have a costume?"

newscientist.com/article/21670

the next generation: "Look at the world! How could you let all this happen?"
us: "Idunno, the 2010s were just something we put on in the background while we looked at our phones."

Is there a gender-neutral term for prince/princess, and if not can we use "pribling?"

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shouting "hey Siri" and waiting for your iPad to respond is the human equivalent to the echolocation thing animals do

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a dog who knows where their priorities lie, 10/10 would vote for

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the most effectual
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whose intellectual
Close friends get to call him bp Providing it's with dignity
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The indisputable leader of the gang
He's
The one and only truly original
Panther pink from head to toe
Wait no
He's the one and only truly original
Panther pink from head to toe

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