Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical
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More criticism of the BBC.

From Can Clinton help us love Kerry?:
[Ronald Reagan's funeral was last week and Clinton is pushing his book this week.] We just wallowed in the 80s, so let's wallow in the 90s. I don't know whether Bush or Kerry will benefit from the Clinton-fest, but we all benefit from the break from having to listen to Bush and Kerry.
Speaking of... McSweeney's has the pros and cons of John Kerry's top 20 VP candidates. *snerk*

Other amusement:
Ever see all those "zen fen" icons and think "boy, wouldn't it be great if it were pictures of nature or technology gone horribly wrong and it said zen bitch instead?" OK, me neither, but telesilla did
And finally, one learns something new every day:
The French call it l'esprit d'escalier, "the wit of the staircase," those biting ripostes that are thought of just seconds too late, on the way out of the room—or even, to tell the truth, days later.
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