CBC needs proof readers

January 23, 2008 at 2:06 pm (Work)

As much as Mars needs women. In other words, stat!
In a story about cops in BC leashing a girl to a door, the journalist wrote the following:

CBC News spoke to several police officers in the Metro Vancouver area who said it was developed in response to public concerns over Taser stun-gun use, and is commonly used to restrain a variety of prisoners, from mental health officers to drunks.

You know, I always was a bit skeptical about shrinks—and not in a Scientology kinda way—but I wouldn’t go so far as to tie them up.

Update
: Looks like they corrected the error. But, hey, it was funny while it lasted. However, can you imagine, cops in BC all suddenly and collectively jumping the couch, brandishing lassos and chasing down psychiatrists? Good times, right?

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Note to self, #46

January 15, 2008 at 3:06 pm (General)

To be remembered until I forget it.
The milliner makes a fine Thai curry. Said curry is even finer the next day, as the flavours have had time to develop even further.
However! It is a terrible, horrible idea to eat this curry about 20 minutes before engaging in an hour of cardio workout. For, said fine curry will try to escape through any orifice possible.

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The year that was

January 3, 2008 at 5:26 pm (General)

The milliner sent out a one of those letters, letting everyone catch up on our lives in the past year. I can’t help but think of the Simpsons’ episode, when Marge writes about the doings of all the family members and, when she gets to Bart, simply writes, “Well, we love Bart.” And nothing more.
Regardless, here goes:

And why did I start knitting? Why, for the little (most likely) redhead who’ll be joining our menagerie in June.
I swear, I do not know how much of this I can take.

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