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Keeping the Mother Tongue in West Virginia

West Virginia Makes English Its Official Language: (link) When I first saw this headline, I thought it was a "humorous" story about how someone realized the state had forgotten since its inception to declare a language and it now finally got around to it, like how Ohio didn't actually become a legal state until 1953. Go »

Bummer of the Week Award

Anna just got fired from her job for writing about it on her weblog. She mentioned one of the company's clients in an old entry (now gone), then a service that searches for companies found the entry, and she was let go because of a "breach of confidentiality. Go »

Summer 2013 Tournament

** annoyed sigh ** Once again, I have made a tournament goo much harder than I meant to. Isn't it awesome when we enter a tournament all fired up with enthusiasm and possibility after ten weeks of the regular season, only to have the spirit sucked out of us by a miserably impossible goo on the first day? Go »

Comic-Strip Roundup

Newspaper strips that made me laugh out loud in the last month: Cats with Hands James Dana Summers The Duplex Natural Selection Pooch CafĂ© Fox Trot One Big Happy Dana Summers Go »

The Saliva Sentence

An Oklahoma man was arrested on suspicion of beating his wife, for which he probably would have been sentenced to a year in prison and a $3000 fine. Go »

Survivor: Pearl Islands

Spoilers below. I intend this to be an ongoing discussion of the series. Okay, Survivor fans: What do you make of the Outcasts? Go »