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: Where they run the air conditioning at half strength to save money, then leave the doors open, never insulate buildings, and have single pane glass.

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is great until you need a serialization layer on top of your serialization layer for dates.

There's this weird meme going pedantic circles claiming that "north America has no native buffalo" and that the American buffalo is actually a bison.

That's as stupid as saying, "Actually, a 'chip' is a thick slice of potato, deep fried."

Go to m-w.com and look up buffalo. Across the pond, the definition might be different, but that just makes it different, not wrong. North American bison are buffalo, and to argue otherwise is the worst kind of pedantry: *wrong* pedantry. Stop it.

... well ok, I guess in most of Europe, they were more like us.

Travel to South America. Everyone was SO FRIENDLY.

Went to Canada. Everyone was SO FRIENDLY.

Went to Africa. Everyone was SO FRIENDLY.

I think maybe it's not that Canadians/Africans/South Americans are friendly; maybe us Americans are just a little cold.

In Chile there's a Peruvian restaurant on every corner. I have never seen a Chilean restaurant anywhere in Peru.

There's a reason for that.

While I'm at it, here's a pic I took of , at night last week.

Sure do love high altitude Latin America.

Latin American soccer (futbol) announcers get their jobs by demonstrating how long they can scream GOOOOAAAALLL without taking a breath.

So pretty much every Latin American city has a Cerro San Cristóbal.

Seriously, ? No alcohol on election day, not even on a plane or in my hotel? After a full day of travel, I want a cocktail!

(Is there a way around this??)

's admin seriously doesn't differentiate between read and write permissions. I'm not making this up.

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