Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 24th, 2020

matttburke Strong Sydney University Liberal Club energy.

Do your job.
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@darrenpauli It would all be so much easier without those idiots.

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Broadly speaking, people shouldn’t be allowed to use the internet.

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@jonkudelka I guess I just don’t like the… what was the word? Attitude. Also I reserve the right to be inconsistent.

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@SubinthePub Ah well yes, the inquiry. Did we ever find out who signed the purchase order for the not-police?

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As I’ve said in the past, I’ve mostly dropped back to a weekly news cycle. My usual metaphor is that I try not to w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ng

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Anyway there’s reasons I don’t pay much attention to daily news programs, the key one being that I rarely learn any..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q5

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As an aside, no, you don’t congratulate politicians (or any interviewee, arts journalists please take note). I’m so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DS

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Really annoyed that I often end up putting too many spaces in between words.

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@SubinthePub @leighsales Then by all means explain that without being patronising or dismissive. It’s sometimes eas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o5

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Anyway don’t @ me with this one. I’m already grumpy enough today.

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Before anyone asks, no, I did not see the interview and I don’t watch the program generally. I’m just SO fucking si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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Yes, it’s always the audience’s fault. twitter.com/leighsales/sta…

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@morebento The whole obit is just wonderful.

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stilgherrian You’re never going to fit a crocodile in that. pic.twitter.com/o2ulREEdgW

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@egadheg Because one of its legs is both the same.

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@unclenchyourmaw I mean, yes, but that’s a separate issue.

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stilgherrian This is either wonderful, or the cruel trolling of innocent sea urchins and I can’t decide which. twitter.com/ok_girlfriend/…

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stilgherrian The paragraph containing her transition is such a matter-of-fact use of personal pronouns and yet so elegant. pic.twitter.com/RlfZtfA0Ai

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stilgherrian Vale Jan Morris, a remarkable individual and perhaps the first “famous” trans person I really became aware of. This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rm

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“Helicopter pilot finds ‘strange’ monolith in remote part of Utah,” which is so not going to help…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sq

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Very pleased to see this. Congratulations. twitter.com/eurekaprizes/s…

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@azzski @dobes @purserj It’s impressive. Meat will do them no good whatsoever.

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Every episode of @lexiconvalley is excellent, but “White Author, Black English. Problem?” is something every writer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t6

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@caseyjohnellis Yeah I did a major in computing science with a heavy theory basis. “Unhackable” can never be a thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aT

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Sometimes I get bored on the train.

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Flompsch! Flompsch! Flompsch! Flompsch! Flompsch!

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“I am yours, Malcolm!” Not the first time that plea has been heard in Australian politics.

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Or he could swing in on a rope, like Tarzan.

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Still, if they were he’d have to stand on one of those library footstool things to get the right height going.

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To be clear I am not suggesting that Pauline Hanson and Malcolm Roberts are having sex. That’s just something happe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3n

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@NewtonMark @DavidFeng And this is about the best Australia can do. After we pass Penrith it’s uphill and Victorian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oI

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@NewtonMark @DavidFeng Setting the speedo to a max of 300km/h was perhaps optimistic.

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@jendudley Are you looking for an excuse to not exercise? I mean you can just exercise, or not exercise, as you wish.

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@cameronwilson Well this is the whole Malcolm Roberts intellectual bonkfest at work.

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Arriving at Parramatta. For once I wish the wasn’t so efficient.

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@dawnstarau Thank you. I originally coined it to describe groups of people on the footpath but I’ve since realised..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9B

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@NewtonMark Yes Parramatta is the next stop. Alas the Central to Penrith non-stop run is no longer a thing except on Bathurst diesel trains.

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I know schadenfreude is a sin, but the annoying boomer who just dawdlesprawled into the train at Strathfield and an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oE

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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There’s a whole psychiatry PhD to be had right there.

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Mostly Australian politicians still seem to think we’re held in the same high regard as the Crocodile Dundee days.

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Actually I’m enjoying the idea that Australia thinks the OECD gives a flying fuck about us. Most international foru..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lh

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@aleisha_71 I’ve used this avatar before, so dares will doubtless be accepted.

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Isn’t “nictitating membrane” a lovely phrase.

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@erstkate I can imagine her tongue in many, many scenarios.

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Why can’t the cunt catch a train like normal people? twitter.com/samanthamaiden…

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Tempted to change my avatar… pic.twitter.com/56uNGH18IR

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@master_ofsome @jpwarren See this is a thing that irritates me. “People make privacy compromise A with imperfect kn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t3

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@NewtonMark @jplonie From a totally different location, but same VPN provider.

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@Rubenerd Oh OK. Do you know these? I won’t be heading to this same shop today but maybe on my next trip down the hill.

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark Life’s too short to run your own SMTP server.

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Lol you might as well try complaining about bad architecture to a toadstool. twitter.com/Anthony_Klan/s…

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@RhombusHatesYou @ajmaus Nah, I bump into things all the time. This looks normal.

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark You may well think that, but that’s not the first From: address in the headers. Sometimes I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yo

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ShaFoShizzle Queen’s Gambit was brilliant but this is me pic.twitter.com/JIt7Zpy8z9

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@moylecroft @NewtonMark I see what you did there. But I also know what my outbound email path looks like sometimes and I am not surprised.

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ORDtoAnywhere America: “but it’s Thanksgiving, I have to be with my whole family!”

Me, a flight attendant: “Some of y’all have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EN

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SarahEMcBride Hope that clears things up. pic.twitter.com/6JjBjG4QAO

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@parisba What? You want her to write unstructured FORTRAN?

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Thanks for such a lovely obit, @lisachoegyal. Much appreciated. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@joannejacobs Also, I don’t actually like cupcakes all that much.

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@JonoH I keep forgetting that the alliance is looser than people imagine. Ta.

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You’re never going to fit a crocodile in that. pic.twitter.com/o2ulREEdgW

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@HeerJeet They don’t put it as bluntly as in this tweet, but they do pitch it as the whole “duty” and “image” thing. But not bloodlines, no.

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@JonoH Is the Emirates accepting visitors these days?

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@paulkidd Indeed. But I like his optimism.

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@NewtonMark Yeah I’m at a hotel and going out thru a VPN to Melbourne and then a bunch of servers at my hosting pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2j

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BTW, @paulkidd, you’re a lawyer. Can you confirm that this is the way to do things? twitter.com/Jason_n_Nascar…

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@ScottFitzG @rohan_p @paulkidd Some people get really annoyed when this happens. I just curl up laughing. This has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TW

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NewtonMark Qantas saying passengers will need vaccinations brings the boys to the yard… pic.twitter.com/lHM2V3LVAz

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@rohan_p @paulkidd Oh wait, is it budget day in Victoria?

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@David_S_Dowling This is more common than you might think. At budget time it’s an endless “<Leader> government delivers for <suburb>”.

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@cathywilcox1 Maybe I’m missing your point, but wasn’t this video mocked up by a late-night comedy show?

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@leftboomer “Bin chicken” is a term of begrudging respect. Or something.

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dekrazee1 It’s 2020 and iPhone dictionary is still missing the words hell and vagina.
Heaven and penis are included tho so I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FZ

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Government press releases are sometimes* the dumbest things in the universe.

* Almost always. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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Oh great. Now we have fat algae. twitter.com/ConversationED…

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Others have asked this. I’m not “watching” it as such. It’s just there on a screen on the wall. I may be in a pub. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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jpwarren 83% of Australians want tougher privacy laws. Now’s your chance to tell the government what you want
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Why does Fox Sports’ The Matty Johns Podcast” have an audio mixer just sitting on the table when clearly it isn’t being used?

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Hahaha @NewtonMark’s mail server has decided I’m spam, even though I successfully sent him an email earlier.

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Thank God it’s Friday.

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rohan_p they’re always in the last place you look twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@rohan_p @dobes This is all quite remarkable. And depressing. Sigh.

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@mormorlady Linguists have written enough about this evolution already. I won’t try to summarise it in a few tweets.

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@juhasaarinen @munin I do not do “reaction GIFs” because I am an adult.

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CAN YOU ALL STOP BEING SUCH CUNTS?

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@leftboomer I have been monstered by two different bin chickens this week already so they are on notice.

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JUST LOOK AT THIS BIN CHICKEN TRYING TO BE RESPECTABLE! @dobes @purserj twitter.com/UrbanBirdsOz/s…

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@munin I know, I know. I was thinking of clarifying for non-AU readers but decided to let it be.

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@DrRhysPockett Lol. You should do that regardless of that cunt.

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How the fuck are thongs gendered? twitter.com/RichardTuffin/…

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PicPedant This is a doll.
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Well done whichever muppet is in charge of South Australia these days for screwing up a public health process becau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aB

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@NewtonMark @jpwarren @joelmcourtney I was trying not to get grumpy today. Now I am grumpy.

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BrianKarem Mu HA HA! There is NO way to control the Brians … (Wish I could do a Joker laugh.) pic.twitter.com/IFu2E0Mwvv

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@voodoo47 @JustSikko As soon as I’m caught by an image mistake I switch to check-everything mode. :)

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@jpwarren [Nods.] When people reply to my tweets about how many people are wearing masks here and there, the impres..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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@voodoo47 @JustSikko Lol have fixed, thank you. This may also amuse you. pic.twitter.com/fVbKWbk2MT

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OK, I got caught. NY Post is using a photo of John Paul Getty (at the time of the pic way older than 52) to illustr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IZ

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profmusgrave 1962 Twitter: Well, we didn’t nuke Moscow over Cuban missiles, was it really a crisis

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@trib @skyalin Military aircraft are not designed with quietness in mind, unless they’re some stealth helicopter fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yP

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skyalin Because their flyover was delayed, two F35s spent 15 minutes circling directly overhead, so I grabbed the SLR and t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eH

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JustSikko this dude was only 52? twitter.com/nypost/status/…

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@gambabiondo @foursaken There are more far-conservatives people than progressives realise, and more progressive peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XM

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@foursaken Far from it. It’s the Twitter account linked from his website. This is exactly what he’s like.

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interchris The I love Children campaign in Singapore twitter.com/genkigenki/sta…

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The goose probably won’t delete that tweet because he doubtless thinks it’s clever, but here’s a screenshot for pos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jz

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GreenJ tree being delivered by morticians. twitter.com/owillis/status…

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“The way we train AI is fundamentally flawed” technologyreview.com/2020/11/18/101…

Also @ApostrophePong will love the featured image.

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NewtonMark Oh, very good. twitter.com/theprincessxen…

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@MatthewBevan But doesn’t he do this already? He just steps up and… talks.

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therevmountain These are their stories
*DUN DUN* twitter.com/erikojensen/st…

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GreenJ koalas and their lifestyle choices. twitter.com/mmechomski/sta…

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Oh wow this is excellent. I mean, as far as Christmas wear goes. twitter.com/BrentTerhune/s…

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@GreenJ You’ll have to narrow that down a bit.

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SethAMandel Boring coup. 2/10. Would not recommend. twitter.com/FoxNews/status…

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DEAR TECH PR, no we are not interested in some random executive’s “predictions” for 2021. If there ain’t any concre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wd

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Can we take turns throwing Maltesers into the white woman’s mouth? twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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How odd. The clouds around the tower are exactly the same as in the photo I took yesterday. A remarkable coincidenc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DQ

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@natashamitchell Lol don’t start me on this. :) But there’s certainly a whole thing to be done on the psychology of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aR

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@natashamitchell Sure, and it’s an incredibly important milestone. Victoria has done incredibly well. But this ain’t over yet.

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This is indeed absolutely wonderful, but pessimist me feels obliged to say that “cases” are what you know about. Sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oE

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It’s Monday, It’s time for @theharryshearer’s “Le Show” pca.st/6t3zfn3i

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CaseyBriggs Americans are voting on whether they want to see the Nerd Turkey or the Jock Turkey pardoned. This feels like an in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4h

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johnb78 It’s really annoying how this is being framed as a “hurrrnh delivery bad” issue, rather than the “most motorists sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2A

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DuttonChemistry Oxford vaccine tells virus about how it went to oxford until the virus gets annoyed and leaves the body.

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Also by “emergency” I don’t mean some arbitrary deadline set by managers who have failed to provide the resources n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ve

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Oops forgot to paste it as text: “Sometimes I work unusual hours. If this email arrives outside your normal working..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kf

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A protocol which should be understood for all emails, and indeed all communications that’s aren’t related to an eme..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…On

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“Living with COVID-19 creates a privacy dilemma for us all” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/living…

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“New Australian domain rules see Webcentral flog off drop catching business” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/new-au…

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This is either wonderful, or the cruel trolling of innocent sea urchins and I can’t decide which. twitter.com/ok_girlfriend/…

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Is coronavirus seasonal after all?” pca.st/6suhspf0

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@NickyWill100 Her books deserve a resurgence of readers, though I wonder how well some of the 1960s-ish historiogra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G7

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@Airminded For me the penny dropped while reading the “By the same author” page of a later book. “Wait, I’ve read s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tX

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simonhackett Lightning strikes are interesting and complex. Here’s a slow-motion video of a multiple strike I video’d from my ai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dJ

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GordyPls Hey if you’re a lawyer or even really have an IQ above room temperature I have a tweet for you that’ll physically h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d1

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@NickyWill100 I can’t remember in any detail, but I know I’d discovered her through her histories. Probably the awa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x4

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@NickyWill100 It’s put me into a thoughtful mood this morning.

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The paragraph containing her transition is such a matter-of-fact use of personal pronouns and yet so elegant. pic.twitter.com/RlfZtfA0Ai

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Vale Jan Morris, a remarkable individual and perhaps the first “famous” trans person I really became aware of. This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rm

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There is a bin chicken in the Weekly Wrap, along with all the other alleged plans. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan, an outline: Faff about at the desk; faff about in the Sydney CBD; shopping, Thaitown; train to Wentworth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mj

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I really do like these grey Sydney days. More please. pic.twitter.com/EYrdxX03Kw

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Tuesday. You will be asked to perform an impossible task, and you will meekly agree to achieve it by an impossible deadline. Tuesday.

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