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i-can-dig-it-he-can-dig-it-she-can-dig-it-we-can

With apologies to Friends of Distinction: An article I wrote for Howtoforge has made the front page of Digg. So can you digg it. baby?

in-omoha-call-911-on-smokers

Via Overlawyered.com:
In Omaha, which recently enacted a restaurant smoking ban, authorities are urging vigilant citizens who notice illicit smoking to call 911 to summon a police response. The local emergency coordinator has objected, saying 911 calls over smoking could overwhelm the system and distract dispatchers from more dire emergencies, but the police department says it is sticking by its advisory.

or perhaps, you could just ask the person not to smoke. Then, if you get your ass kicked, call the police.

herman-munsters-identity-stolen

As if you needed more proof that identity thieves are lowly scum, they have now stolen Herman Munster's identity. If they had any class at all, they would have gone for Gomez Adams.

et-tu-wahoo

Fresh from my visit for my 20th Reunion, my alma mater has disclosed a database breach resulting in the loss of faculty personal information.

forget-air-marshalls-its-time-for-air-cavaliers

Due to the dramatic increase in passengers carrying 4 foot swords on US commercial aircraft, it is time we dropped the Air Marshall program and instituted the Air Cavaliers. I might be biased , but I think it would be much more dramatic. The Air Cavaliers would be under cover of course, but when danger appeared they would remove their peasant costume in a flourish to reveal their grandiose Cavalier regalia.

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