It's a very short list.
My phone wakes me every morning with "Get up you lazy sod" in my voice. I must have told it to do that at some time. Can't remember when though.
HUMAN viruses are COMPLETELY different then computer viruses!
Two different fields of Science.
Otherwise, be so kind as to seek out a Computer Programmer the next time you have a really bad cold or flu for a remedy . . . .
It is an "oblate spheroid". Mainly a bit round but flattened (a tiny amount, really) at the poles.
If I remembered this wrongly, feel free to flame me, I don't care.
मुझे सब कुछ अनुवाद करने के लिए परेशान नहीं किया जा सकता है
I did answer a question to a spammer a few months ago in Hindi (it was an Indian spammer). The mods deleted it. I think they objected to the fact that it said "Go and stick your head in a pig." No sense … Read more
The numbers are in alphabetic order when spelled in English.
So what language is this?
8 3 1 5 9 6 7 4 0 2
Not an answer, but an observation.
Many years ago, there was an Indian Cricketer, Nari Contractor (apart from having to retire from the sport as a consequence of being hit on the head by a cricket ball, delivered by one of the fastest bowlers ever to have drawn breath) he is mainly remembered for his rather … Read more
In the "good old days" they were all given female names. They were considered capricious, unreliable and prone to wanton destruction, so it was a perfectly correct correlation.
Then, they realized that women were not like that ALL of the time, so they alternated between female and sensible names.
(Please don't flame me, I AM joking).
The Anglo-American journalist and raconteur Alistair Cooke,
once interviewed one of the last living people who had been around during the American civil war. It was in the early 1950's, and he was approaching (or perhaps past) his centenary.
He was expecting a very old man, with fading but interesting memories.
What he got … Read more
I'm not a dog lover, all that mewing, washing and chasing mice, killing birds and stuff.
No, wait, that's cats.
Sorry everyone. Still haven't seen the film Hachiko.
Smoking is far worse (in health terms, anyway). Pity, I used to enjoy it (until 15 years ago, when it nearly killed me.)
I'd like to emigrate to the planet Cyril. All that free booze.
Sour cream pound cake
In the middle of a bowl of chili.
Make onion dip with it
Corn of the cob (yes, it's good)