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gil 6th Sep 2006 14:42

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
Another of banterist's excellent felony grammar abuse postings.

Hekaterine 7th Sep 2006 18:26

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
I particularly like the debate about the split infinitive - particularly with a rogue apostophe in situ!

Can't decide if it's meant as irony or not.

rick green 9th Sep 2006 15:06

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
Wonderful's probably not be the word, but I had fun making a couple of songs for my nephew's birthday.

gil 14th Sep 2006 14:11

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
Someone just sent me The World's Worst Hacker. I'm still wiping tears from my eyes.

John Self 14th Sep 2006 14:32

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
"Please turn off your firewall so I can delete your hard drive." :lol:

Do you think it's real, gil?

gil 14th Sep 2006 14:40

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
Not sure, but it's funny. Some commentators reckon IRC is full of guys that stupid.

kumquat 16th Sep 2006 20:44

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
http://www.deadoraliveinfo.com/

spent far too much time here for such a morbid site. find out who is dead and what they died from!

JunkMonkey 17th Sep 2006 22:53

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
One last post to keep you all amused in my absence:

http://www.ansible.co.uk/cons/tac_thog.html

A collection of the best of the Wrighty bad bits from a lot of bad SF books. Including some from people who should have known better.


• `She knew how to embroider and milk a cow.' -- Connie Willis, Doomsday Book

• `When she looked at him, something inside her lurched, and she swallowed her errant innards down, holding them still by not breathing for a time.' -- Sheri S. Tepper, Sideshow

gil 18th Sep 2006 10:55

Re: The Wonderful World of the Web
 
That's awful! Luckily, it's just the slime at the bottom of the barrel that we're seeing there. However, I particularly liked the image conjured up by:
Quote:

`He lifted her tee-shirt over her head. Her silk panties followed.' -- Peter F. Hamilton, Mindstar Rising

epsilon minus 18th Sep 2006 14:26

OK, I've seen everything, I can die now.
 
www.pinkpistols.org


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