“What the internet needs is a great big server wipe. The ephemeral is way more important. If you want to keep it forever, get a Moleskine and a fireproof safe and put that in a concrete bunker. What good is it doing you anyway?”—Choire Sicha:
“Clinton: my grandfather was from Scrappy pennsylvania and he worked at Dunder Mifflin when he was only 9 years old and he carried a gun to work - but not because he hated the government but because he hoped one day i would run for president and i would be able to say i too had a lunatic for a relative just like the smalll-town jackasses whose votes i need”—The Bobblespeak Translations: Democratic Debate - ABC - April 16, 2008 via Dangerblond
“Barkley was popularly known as “the Veep”. His young grandson, Stephen Truitt, had suggested this abbreviated alternative to the cumbersome “Mr. Vice President.” When Barkley told the story at a press conference, the newspapers printed it, and the title stuck.”—Alben W. Barkley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“The Bali H’ai Fog Cutter
(from the late, lamented Bali H’ai Restaurant, Pontchartrain Beach, New Orleans) 8 ounces orange juice.
6 ounces lime juice.
6 ounces simple syrup.
4 ounces light rum.
4 ounces dark rum.
4 ounces brandy.
4 ounces gin.
1/4 ounce almond extract. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Serve in tiki glasses or tall glasses. Makes 4 (or more) drinks.”—Looka! | I feel like funkin’ it up, feeeel like funkin’ it up …
“What they found is that reading blogs has become a habit integrated into Internet use for many people, akin to instinctively checking e-mail. Several of the blog readers described it as simply a way to pass the time, using terms like “wasting time” and “doing nothing.”—Blogging meets literary analysis: why people read blogs