Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 12th, 2019

They tasted like a mix of sawdust and flakes of dead skin collected from the floor of a swimming pool change room.

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What the name Michael McCormack really sounds like is one of those tins of shortbreads you were given by some ancie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…At

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GiovanniTorre Dutton: “Your application for asylum will take 10 years to process, during which time you will be hung upside-down..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yW

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Oh wait, I remember now. It’s one of those names I won’t need to remember past May.

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Who’s Michael McCormack?

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This is when the Illuminati implanted the post-hypnotic trigger words. twitter.com/HistoryHit/sta…

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deathoftheparty stop describing things as “Orwellian” just say it’s “like Orson Welles”. you don’t have to combine his first and last name to sound smart

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mattyglesias Cable news is bad pic.twitter.com/63bezE0pxr

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This is an excellent title. Attn: @MatthewBevan @dobes @expectproblems, for various reasons. twitter.com/HoarseWisperer…

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I think this is somewhat @SnarkyPlatypus content, as it supports one of his ongoing theories. twitter.com/JustJimWillDo/…

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@Rashas_Mo Will it spoil the mystery if I mention that a cock is a particular kind of tap?

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@Davidramli I think there are sort of limits in some areas.

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OzKitsch L: Beeb Birtles
R: Bertie Beetle pic.twitter.com/FYAhdaHoBQ

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Listening to @beefanddairy Episode 42 “The Ballad Of Parsnip Flendercroft” and it’s a beautiful tale. pca.st/3RM3

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@jeamland Maybe there’s a way to not get any of them.

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@jonoabroad @kcarruthers And yet neither you nor the horse are in the ocean. Wrong.

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LukeLPearson Not thugs, not a gang, not even white… just a group of customers, customering in a group, as groups of customers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ph

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riskybusiness You need a whole article about why that’s not healthy? twitter.com/yahoolifestyle…

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grahamfarmelo Cold Spring Harbor Lab yesterday severed ties with its longtime leader James Watson, describing his recent remarks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2q

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@kcarruthers I go to Melbourne but I don’t live there.

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@ChookBaron Thank you. I knew what I was typing yet typed the wrong word anyway. Fixed.

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I think Mr Textor means the Milky Bar Kid, to give him his formal title, but yes. twitter.com/TexPollster/st…

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jonoabroad More proof that rabbits are bastards:
Thugs pushing a down on his luck gambler begging for his life to his death. twitter.com/bestforstreet/…

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@oberonsghost No. No, seriously, do not do this thing.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NuclearAnthro This is correct. With the range of Trident II being 12,000km+ the submarines can lau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oM

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@AusRob @kcarruthers We still don’t have an answer though.

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@SnarkyPlatypus So that’s 2,688 to 4,704 thermonuclear devices*, which as @NuclearAnthro will attest is barely enou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a6

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@SnarkyPlatypus “The U.S. has 18 Ohio-class submarines, of which 14 are Trident II SSBNs (Ship, Submersible, Ballis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ai

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@SnarkyPlatypus “The U.S. has 18 Ohio-class submarines, of which 14 are Trident II SSBNs (Ship, Submersible, Ballis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dF

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“China’s New Submarine Nuke Could Hit America” warisboring.com/chinas-new-sub… pic.twitter.com/yd6J9ZRDG6

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DougVaughn_KMOV St. Louis braces for a major snow storm and possible lizard attacks. pic.twitter.com/aZjjwsfa1I

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@SnarkyPlatypus It certainly looks like midnight right there.

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erstkate 2nd gen hottakes on Marie Kondo hottakes. Can we get infinite recursions and blow up the internet? twitter.com/lady_goggles/s…

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stilgherrian IMPORTANT NEWS. twitter.com/timwelsheliot/…

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@GordyPls Semi-dried tomatoes might be better with the blue cheese, now that I think about it. Unless you love the double intensity.

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@kcarruthers Excellent, Kate. You’re doing very well. Now this one. pic.twitter.com/hzenH82S8B

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@zackster OK, I’ll be gentle then. The number of released “Die Hard” films is five. There are five films in the bun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4d

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@kcarruthers Settle down. We’ve moved on to the next question now.

P.S. Dolphins are cunts. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@kcarruthers Very good, Kate. Whales go in the ocean. Now, how about this one? pic.twitter.com/Hbdm8BnHLb

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@zackster Would you like me to think it through for you?

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@JasonNg88 It’s important to know these things.

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iTunes currently has all five “Die Hard” movies in a bundle for AUD 34.99, so there’s that.

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“FBI Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia” nytimes.com/2019/01/11/us/… (I know th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dB

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Pro Tip: Do not leave me alone with any quantity whatsoever of sun-dried tomatoes.

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@davidgerard @dobes @rohan_p @ashabeeeee I’ll have to find it, but once I made a mock advert for some kitchen produ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R2

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@noreasonspec They’d kill you for calling them “girls” though.

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“The Yoda of Silicon Valley: Donald Knuth, master of algorithms, reflects on 50 years of his opus-in-progress, ‘The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8d

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This does show how “Get Krack!n” was so far ahead of its time. twitter.com/getkrackinshow…

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getkrackinshow Khallenge: Which sparks more joy? Binging on Netflix. OR binging GK Season 1 on @ABCTV? Let our social..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m6

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s four #2 singles, including the one you were probably expecting.

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Now playing: Robert Babicz, “Quito” youtube.com/watch?v=varJUM…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes Some pop starts do, but then they’re the ones who had a brain to begin with.

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“in 1964, [HST had] covered the Republican convention and captured the first populist rumblings that culminated in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…45

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“Denevi defends HST’s immersive subjectivity, developed only after years of objective reportorial spadework; today,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JR

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“A New Book Describes Hunter S Thompson’s Prescience”
theatlantic.com/politics/archi… “‘Trump is present on every page, ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iH

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@ApostrophePong Do you know when the nomination has to be announced?

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Mute early, mute often.

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@ApostrophePong “Unlike some of the other proposed candidates, Ivanka does not have a background in international t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rQ

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus They should give him a column in the Australian, though it might have to be run as an “as told to”.

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riskybusiness Well you learn something new every day. Dieticians have had it so wrong for so long! twitter.com/miaubiz/status…

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GordyPls Terrible shame, anyway what’s good on Netflix? twitter.com/9NewsMelb/stat…

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@munin @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus I was thinking that all the way through. Except it’s just not cricket, is it.

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus That’s pretty special. Still, I’ve just been watching a NASA documentary about the Gemini pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ea

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@Epigrammist @SnarkyPlatypus @dobes I know nothing beyond what is in the video and its tweet.

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dandrezner Is this the most Giuliani paragraph ever? nytimes.com/2019/01/11/us/… pic.twitter.com/lZeWWkQ30K

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus This is true. And I suppose it’s an option.

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juliacarriew Are you a man who has built their career on taking credit for the work of younger women of color who get paid less..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5u

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe, because I’m also very tired today for some reason. [Shrugs]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Apparently so, and yet I’m struggling to find a reason for it. Maybe the weather?

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Today isn’t Sunday, is it.

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DrRhysPockett People think farming is boring, they are wrong. Farming is manufacturing but with more bees and e.coli.

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Jay_Watt The only thing funnier than watching Brexit ministers discover the role of ports for their island nation and what i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yz

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@jeamland @dobes @rohan_p You should never cream your fritz.

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@dobes @jeamland @rohan_p You need to get them as fresh as possible. Being a sponge cake, they dry out very quickly. Like, you know, frogs.

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@jeamland @dobes @rohan_p I note that Balfours has bakeries in both SA and NSW, but the NSW catalog does not includ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AD

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@jeamland @dobes @rohan_p I’m definitely going to have some frog cakes sent across.

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@dobes @davidgerard @rohan_p @ashabeeeee It’s the world’s only gluten-free diesel-powered smart dog chew-toy sharing platform in the world!

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@timwelsheliot @markhumphries @_AndrewRochford @PointlessAU It’s sooner than I would have thought, so thanks heaps for the heads-up.

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Too far? Just put it in your mouth and then tell me how you feel about it.

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More like an advanced case of gonorrhoea if you ask me. twitter.com/Xavier_Ho/stat…

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The future Bernardi warned us about. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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@munin @TimWattsMP A handful of the current mob know me too, but as a whole the Coalition is too busy imploding and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bd

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AOC New party, who dis? twitter.com/adamjohnsonNYC…

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@jonoabroad @kcarruthers Don’t ask, Jono. You probably are one.

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@TimWattsMP @munin Fair point.

(I have to be nice to these guys, @munin, because if the polling is correct they’ll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kp

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@munin @TimWattsMP As far as population goes, it’s a small country. There’s far less distance between the proles an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gt

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@TimWattsMP @munin Just quietly, we also need Ed Husic MP back on the Twitter.

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But is it really the same, @TimWattsMP? See, @munin? The equivalent to what you’d call Congresscritters. They’ve al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W8

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@dobes @rohan_p Hey I’m looking forward to this! Shall we get t-shirts?

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“Why Hitler Lost the War: German Strategic Mistakes in WWII” youtube.com/watch?v=5agLW7… A fascinating lecture by Andre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yH

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quaedvliegs I give you the Deputy Prime Minister of our country, maintaining continuity of elected representation while the PM..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7e

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@jpwarren Only if you drink quite a lot of vodka.

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The San Francisco way: Don’t provide healthy public toilets for people to use, just cover them all in their own pis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TE

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So, that Twitter meme saying that your personal brand is whatever people feel compelled to bring to your attention…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0u

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Sat plan, draft: My usual Saturday fare of podcasts and reading and shitposting. Will the rain hold off long enough..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r3

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@kcarruthers Yeah Pesce has that effect on people.

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@jeamland I’m in two minds about this one.

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@munin Well, he wasn’t prime minister then, “just” a senior opposition MP.

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Woof! WoOf! wOoF! Wo0f! W00F! WOOF!

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Oh that’s right. It was “barking bad”. I need to put that on my CV.

About Stilgherrian:
“Barking mad.” — Malcolm Turnbull

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This is a Turnbull “tell”. When he’s lost, when he knows he has no rational argument, he switches to “mad” and “ins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f6

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Saturday. Use a stencil for neatness. Saturday.

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