Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 30th, 2009

@jonseymour “Graph” is probably the wrong word, which is why I said “graphic”. ;)

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@jonseymour There isn’t an x-axis in that graph. I forget the name of that plot, but it’s used to show links between two ordered lists.

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@zerogeewhiz Oh blurt away! The NYT’s word choices are… odd, yes. http://bit.ly/8eSDCv Still, aren’t they going broke?

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Steep upwards slope represents value for money. US line? Very steep DOWNWARD slope. http://bit.ly/6lbhxv

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Great graphic showing out-of-kilter US healthcare costs vs life expectancy. http://bit.ly/6lbhxv

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Words of the Decade, according to New York Times. http://bit.ly/8eSDCv

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: I like the idea of carrying around a frigid nun full of porn. Practical. [Also a new SI unit, methinks.]

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I notice that @jplonie has found metho with a per-serving price on the sticker, too! http://twitpic.com/vtp5y

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Thank you @Jimhemming @michaelmeloni @artywah for your useful knowledge in bis regard. Also, good advice @gga ta. http://bit.ly/7y0npX

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How much methylated spirits can you buy for $50? Hypothetically, that is.

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Being interrupted by itinerant tree-loppers looking for work. They’ve noticed how the palm tree’s roots are breaking up the brick wall.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I cannot help you with your need to understand, except perhaps to offer this. http://bit.ly/7xlb0V

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Oh! You don’t ever want to catch a Man Cold! This looks serious! http://bit.ly/7VS8 HT @TheBloggess

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Indeed @sylmobile back in the first dot-com boom I drew many graphs that went up and to the right. No-one EVER questioned the assumptions.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Est-il possible pour une clarté d’être de couleur grise? Je médite cela comme je travaille. Et vous?

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Plodding through these documents. I admire your wit, everyone, but I must plod nonetheless.

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Home. Disappointed with my typographical errors.

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The lorikeets aqe up to something. They suspect.

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Mobile: Brief local errand to Enmore Rd, and back again.

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@andrewbarnett While giclée is a good word, I don’t think my printer sounds like ejaculation either.

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@GreenJ What astounds me is that @common_squirrel is done through the web interface, i.e. manually.

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@rod_benson Jet as noir works for me. It suits my mood today, too.

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Copying documents. The inkjet sprays ink onto paper, but it doesn’t sound like a jet. It is poorly named.

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I think I agree with Her Majesty. Each year has its own character. Some are best forgotten. http://bit.ly/6zSEML

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And so begins day 3 of 3 very stressful days. There are documents I must file by close of business. I may be snappy.

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TSA “plays hardball” with blogger re leaked document, plus my comment on “hardball”. http://bit.ly/6pmFXk

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@thewinchesterau I think the writer has an odd idea of what the DHS “playing hardball” could actually entail. Ta for the story though.

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Employment in US newspapers back down to 1950s levels. http://bit.ly/6DsV5c

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Emerges. For my sins. As well as for yours. I roll in them, like a cheerful dog on an overgrown lawn. Imagine Christopher Pyne on five Es.

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And it is time for me to curl with kittens and ponder the special parts of the world, which are special beyond belief. [exit]

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Ta @DrMobs for “aligned dot plot”, @jonseymour for “ladder plot”.

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Mobile: Enmore Rd; King St; gym; beyond. I may or may not be paying attention, depending on Factors.

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Anyone know what this sort of diagram is actually called? http://bit.ly/6lbhxv Inquiring minds…

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