Tag Archive: language

Dec 24

The naughty or nice list? xkcd tells you how to tell which you are on!


Tweet Dedicated to all the Linux sysadmins out there working away. Just in time for Christmas, xkcd tells you how to know which list Santa is putting you on! For the true geek, check out the mouseover text: He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, he’s copied on /var/spool/mail/root, so be …

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Aug 23

Addressing the issue… It’s harder than you think :)


Tweet If you use a GPS (as hubby and I do), this instance of xkcd will strike a chord with you. It is hard to get people to just tell you where they are. Everyone wants to give instructions based off of what is familiar to them. The strip made me think: How frequently do …

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Aug 18

But it isn’t quite backwards… (Yesterday’s xkcd)


Tweet The question is: Do they read backwards or just top to bottom? (PS: Check the site for the alt text… It is well worth the visit…) Amplify’d from xkcd.com Ahead Stop See more at xkcd.com   See this Amp at http://bit.ly/9IxWyR

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