Apr 5, 2006

Stop wasting our time:

Actual question posed to Chicago Manual of Style:

Most people no longer use a typewriter and carbon paper when making a copy of a letter. Does that mean that “cc” should now be just “c”?

No, cc should now be just "Ctl-A-Ctl-C-Ctl-V"

Apr 2, 2006

India, may I help you?

I met a woman from India yesterday and I'll be honest:
it was weird talking to her without first listening to "Hold music" for an hour and a half.

common decency

As far as common decency goes, I'd rather act common than decent.