Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 19th, 2009

Google stock (GOOG) floated 5 years ago today at $85. Today, it’s $444.56. Here’s a picture. http://tr.im/wIvY

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@SnarkyPlatypus Mon discours? C’est un euphémisme, j’en suis sûr. L’inondation a pris fin, si c’est ce que vous voulez dire.

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@Colgo Oh indeed. I think French is the natural language for melancholy, ennui etc.

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@jdub Helen Reddy a hypnotherapist? Well, anyone can be. You can do a correspondence course! http://tr.im/wIpq [Disclosure: minor client.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je souffre. Nous souffrons tous. La souffrance est la condition humaine de base. Et vous?

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@alpharia Your program is PRECISELY what I need, thank you. Cats notwithstanding.

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Après moi le Déluge.

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Oh dear. I tweeted unbalanced brackets. Computing Science FAIL.

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RT @alanjlee: You are not in trouble unless your sister complains. {So, if I have no sister…]

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RT @DDsD: Study: Female MMO Gamers Five Times More Likely to be Bisexual: http://is.gd/2o50J

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OH: “There was only one, and it had honey on it.”

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RT @renailemay: Did the Australian Federal Police/Four Corners raid a low-level script kiddie last week? http://bit.ly/4CHOk [Well said.]

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I. Am. So. Full. Of. Wrong.

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@PeterBlackQUT Wow! SENIOR Lecturer. That means if you “interfere” with students you’re on leave with full pay rather than no pay! BONUS!

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Gosh. @bronwen whores herself to The Punch. http://tr.im/wFiS It’s such a shame she’s so goddam COHERENT about it! ;)

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RT @mpesce: Your woman-who-does “empties the vacuum”?!!!??!! Does she replace it with… Aether? Flogiston?

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@mpesce I have a self-emptying vacuum cleaner too. It’s called “Korean cleaners”. Value for money, actually.

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@alpharia @JaneTimmins Sleep is appealing, certainly.

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@mtats That said, @ApostrophePong has had good luck with TwitterFone http://tr.im/wF36 despite his accent, which is impressive IMHO.

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@mtats But, the speech recognition? Yes, well… we’ll see how that pans out. I’m sceptical.

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@mtats I can’t take credit for the chart in Crikey, it’s Gartner’s annual Hype Cycle if Emerging Technologies. http://tr.im/wF15

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Mobile. Enmore Rd; King St; lunch (late); errands; and after that we make it up as we go along.

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Me in Crikey today: “From hype to backlash, Twitter’s path is inevitable” http://tr.im/wEXV Paywall’d, but free trial offer.

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@rod3000 Hmmm… I don’t seem to have an item code for “Earworm Removal”, so you’ll have to pay me in cash.

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@rod3000 “I will pay someone to get ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ out of my head”? WILL you? Here ya go! http://tr.im/wETr

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RT @rod3000: Total Eclipse of the Flow Chart: http://is.gd/2nJZb [Oi! @SnarkyPlatypus! You’ll like this!]

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@erikarn I went to a suitable Protestant school, so I did 2 or 3 years of Latin. Oh yes, such a sensible choice. Not.

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@bengrubb I love the reporting of stats. I loathe the attribution of motive or human emotion to those stats without supporting evidence.

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RT @neerav: ALERT: 2 tix for media preview of “Dinosaurs Alive 3D” at @IMAXSydney to whoever convinces me they love dinosaurs most. [smirks]

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RT @bengrubb: Australians love Twitter: 6,122% increase. http://bit.ly/1yFDzc [Australians love syphilis? Up 500%! http://tr.im/wEtS Bah!]

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Now please stop all your pointless babble while I write some informative and entertaining words for the nice Mr @GreenJ.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Erm, yes. Sociolinguistics is a lot like . It’s sociolect. http://tr.im/wEpy Even idiolect? http://tr.im/wEpt

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I always did enjoy my sociolinguistics lectures and tutorials. Of course, it was all in Latin in those days…

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@ADevenish @acatinatree @ScottRhodie Thank you very much. A bit of a rant, tl;dr, but yes, worth writing. http://is.gd/2nptv

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Oh, the Melbourne Government 2.0 Taskforce Road Show was yesterday http://tr.im/wIW3 and stuff should be tagged

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Thu plan: Write for Crikey; quiet lunch & errands, ‘cos I seem to be dying; 1630+ Government 2.0 Taskforce Road Show http://tr.im/wIW3

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Sorry, I’m confused. You’re saying Bill Clinton killed President Kim Dae-jung, using two female journalist-assassins?

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“Twinkles”? Gawd.

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@Steve_Collis O hai! Yes, well met. I’m just seeing how many references I “missed” yesterday, due to the floods.

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RT @jeffjarvis RT @R: I’m starting a new hyper-nano micro-local news service… limited to news that happens in people’s driveways.

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