or is there?
We had a power cut at work the other day, which took down all the servers, laptops and workstations. The entire area was out. Although this has happened before, I did not have to wait long before I was asked these rather obtuse questions.
Q. I need to send a client an [...]
My computer offers sound advice…
I noticed this description on a packet of Tesco Healthy Living forest fruit and raisin bars:
Deliciously baked bars bursting with fruit filling
Good to see someone’s English degree is being put to good use. Isn’t advertising wonderful?
This “superhero” is nameless at the moment. Unbelievably he’s an attempt by The Orange Order to attract youngsters to their cause. He’s going to appear on their website and Christmas cards. If you so desire, you can visit their site and enter a competition to name him.
Here’s a few that would probably not [...]
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recalcitrant (ri-KAL-si-truhnt) adjective
Stubbornly resistant to authority.
[From Latin recalcitrare (to kick back, to be disobedient), from re- (again) + calcitrare (to kick), from calx (heel). If you have a dog that has dug his heels in while you’re trying to pull him forward, you have a case of an animal that’s being recalcitrant, literally.
Following my recent power cut which fried the hard drive in my bedroom PC, I thought I would share a live log of the steps needed to install Slackware 12 from scratch on a brand new hard drive, to get it to a point where I could use it as fully as the drive [...]
I have reinstituted the Balcony of Delight.
Now that winter is coming on, I felt it right to start feeding the birds once more. I also missed seeing them flitting in to feed from the apple tree and bushes in the garden below.
The major drawbacks of feeding are having to clean the bird poo [...]