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He lived 73 years (at a time when average life expectancy for men of his class, for the 75% who survived childhood illness, was roughly 50~60); he had 10 children: two died in infancy, one died at age 10. During his later adult life he struggled with debilitating health problems, for which medical treatments of the time were not effective.
«One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.» Salvador Dali
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
I need a couple of sub domain names for a customer.
Customer tells me one of their suppliers does that for them.
Call those guys, but they don't do that, the customer does that themselves.
Go to the guy who is supposedly responsible for domain names, but he looks at me like he's never even heard of the word before.
Speak to the IT manager who redirects me to the supplier again.
So I call the supplier telling them that the IT manager told me I should really talk to them, but they just forward me to the same guy again.
I just send out an email with all the DNS records I need to the guy and his manager and let them fix it.