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July Pieces Of My Mind
Sad case in my municipality of date rape made worse by fathering fail. 20-y-o guy coerces 15-y-o girl to blow him by threatening to tell her dad they’re together. Good dads are who you run to when somebody tries to blackmail you.
A publicist offers me to review the latest in a popular series of detective novels (that I’ve never heard of) on my blog. I accept and receive an epub file. Then I realise that this is just an ebook reissue of a book from 1997. Not reviewing it.
Michael Jackson didn’t die. He just completed his transformation into a Deep One. Just look at the song lyric, “The girl is mine / That Dagon girl is mine”.
You know your geek ghetto has become mainstreamed and gentrified when the Royal Dramatic Theatre puts on a youth musical called Necronomicon.
Retractionwatch doesn’t mention archaeology. Wonder if any paper in my discipline has been retracted.
My wife’s excellent tiramisù makes me suspect that she is secretly Italian. But her inability to enjoy said tiramisù suggests that she’s probably Chinese after all.
I’m designing a game about diabolical cauldron makers: Kettlers of Satan.
Old Älvsborg castle fell twice to the Danes and had to be bought back at great expense to the tax payers. It’s not being kept very well. Turns out it’s quite near the Sandarna culture’s eponym site.
The etymology of “session” is “sitting”. Cf. “sessile”.
For the past quarter century, the only conflicts involving naval battle have been those between a) the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers, and b) the two Koreas. No European navy has seen battle since the UK skirmished with Argentina at the Falklands in 1982.
Mascarpone is fine, but isn’t it time for mascarptwo now?
Can’t believe LibreOffice still has that old bug where it tries and fails to reconstruct deleted files on startup.
Hehe. The National Heritage Board HR dept thinks DAP means “digital archaeological process”. Hehe.
I found Lovecraft’s story “The Lurking Fear” really lame as a teen. Now I’ve re-read it and I still do.
Lafcadio Hearn refers to Shinto as “the elder gods” in relation to Buddhism.
I’m in a writing frenzy on my Bronze Age project. Love it!