Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Sunday, July 27, 2014

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It can't possibly be philosophical football season already! But it must be upon us soon, or why would BoingBoing post their referee hand signals?

Saturday, July 26, 2014

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It's Saturday, better call Mom. In other news, @CNNyourmom (explanation at BoingBoing).

Friday, July 25, 2014

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File under, is this really a thing? Baby Suiting (via Laughing Squid). From the same people who give you Epic Baby Hair, of course. Sorry you asked?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Who here remembers sentence diagramming? Or was that just a thing for us linguistics majors? Anyway, here are some movie quotes diagrammed (via io9).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Because I think it will amuse Mom, here is a collection of some pretty amusing book dedications (via Wil Wheaton).

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Wil Wheaton posts the following graphic about commas that will give you pause.



Probably funnier if you know what an Oxford comma is.

Monday, July 21, 2014

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So this week marks the annual San Diego Comic-Con. Rob and I haven't been there in 14 years, and it hasn't really been about comics for a bit longer than that. So I don't really miss going there, because "there" only exists in my memories. But while I may get wistful for my younger days, I don't get all existential about it like this version of the Flash as imagined by a version of Ingmar Bergman:



Via io9. Enjoy the con, kids!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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Well, that took more out of me than I thought. Everything aches after returning early this morning from Mom's house, but I only managed to nap for about an hour or so. I did, however, join Emoj.li (via Laughing Squid), as I'm quite taken with emoji (that's emoticons only with actual icons instead of text made up to look like sideways smileys and so forth). Now for some of Mom's chicken soup...

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Off to the wilds of Jersey shortly to visit with my brother then Mom. We'll be bringing our usual Apple accoutrements. Speaking of which, this scene looks pretty familiar:



Via Laughing Squid.

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Speaking of Weird Al, here he is as Sir Isaac Newton in an Epic Rap Battle with someone portraying Bill Nye:



Via Laughing Squid.