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This made me think of a line from Justified[^]. Main character is asked why he threw a bullet at a bad guy. He responds, "To send a message." When asked what message he could possibly be sending by throwing a bullet, he says, "I told him the next one will come faster."
The United States invariably does the right thing, after having exhausted every other alternative. -Winston Churchill
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. -Oscar Wilde
Wow, even the French showed a little more spine than that before they got their sh*t pushed in.[^] -Colin Mullikin
I ordered a book yesterday from a supplier in the US. Later that afternoon, she sent me the tracking number given to her by FedEx and with it, the link so I could see where the package is. FedEx itemise everything I need to know. The only thing missing was an update telling me the pilot went for a sh*t.
If only job agencies could be as professional as delivery firms are with their tracking. Then again, recruitment consultants are on a par with lawyers, estate agents and dog owners who let their pets dump on the pavement.
"I do not have to forgive my enemies, I have had them all shot." — Ramón Maria Narváez (1800-68). "I don't need to shoot my enemies, I don't have any." - Me (2012).
Because PM's over promise and over deliver. Just a small difference.
Panic, Chaos, Destruction. My work here is done. Drink. Get drunk. Fall over - P O'H OK, I will win to day or my name isn't Ethel Crudacre! - DDEthel Crudacre I cannot live by bread alone. Bacon and ketchup are needed as well. - Trollslayer Have a bit more patience with newbies. Of course some of them act dumb - they're often *students*, for heaven's sake - Terry Pratchett