In defence of swearing

I swear a lot. I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m the worst person to have around your kids because I swear so casually that I don’t notice I’m doing it. I do try to remember when kids are around, but even that bothers me to some degree....

What’s in a name?

Check this out from Lamebook.com: 420, pronounced four-twenty, is an American counter culture holiday. It’s the day you’re supposed to get stoned. According to lore (wikipedia), the term was coined from a group of teenagers at San Rafael High School in San...

Offensively, brilliantly true

This is highly offensive and also highly correct. It is also highly pertinent in this internet age of laziness. If rude words offend, don’t read it. Edit: I didn’t make this. I neglected to mention that I stole it from here. .

Tweet and google word of the year and decade

Further to the interesting discussion following this post, I was interested to read today over at Visual Thesaurus that “tweet” has been named the word of the year and “google” (in its verb form) has been named word of the decade. Given that...

Did you know Lucas owned the word Droid?

I saw this over at Locus Online today. Apparently Google is launching its new phone with an Android operating system and calling the phone the Nexus One. Philip K Dick’s estate are upset about it claiming that Google is appropriating Dick’s work (his novel...