#editorial | Logs for 2018-11-25

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[00:57:34] -!- mode/#editorial [+v mrpg] by Hephaestus
[00:58:14] <mrpg> Hi. I'm watching They Live, later maybe IT.
[00:58:24] <mrpg> The one about the clown :)
[01:09:44] <mrpg> Minute 42: he already ran out of gum
[01:11:21] <mrpg> Is he kidnapping Jill Ireland? wasn't she the wife of Charles Bronson? man he's lost it.
[01:12:05] <mrpg> I've finished grammar in Khan Academy, 9.980/ 10.000 (100%) I am the most bestest in grammor!!!!1!2
[01:12:32] <mrpg> Now I can call people stupid when I see a comma splice or a run-on sentence!!
[01:12:51] <mrpg> Dangling... that dangling thing
[01:12:59] <mrpg> #dangling partici
[01:13:06] <mrpg> #g dangling particip
[01:13:06] <MrPlow> https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com - "Sep 26, 2011 ... This type of grammatical faux pas is called a dangling participle (the ... me from dangling my participles for all to see in the published dictionary."
[01:13:09] <upstart> ^ 03What is a dangling participle? | OxfordWords blog
[01:13:15] <mrpg> yea that
[01:13:30] <mrpg> ooohhh faux pas, we speak French, kool.
[01:14:42] <mrpg> #g grammar nazi party
[01:14:42] <MrPlow> https://www.youtube.com - "Jun 15, 2010 ... CLICK FOR THAT CHEESY MEATY GOODNESS http://bit.ly See more http://www.collegehumor.com LIKE us on: ..."
[01:14:43] <upstart> ^ 03Grammar Nazis
[01:14:44] <upstart> ^ 03The 7 Stages of Eating a Burrito ( http://www.collegehumor.com )
[01:14:45] <upstart> ^ 03CollegeHumor - The Funniest Stuff On the Internet
[01:28:06] <mrpg> I saw all that: serial comma, dangling participle, run-on sentence. So funny.
[01:40:05] <mrpg> https://en.wikipedia.org
[01:40:06] <upstart> ^ 03List of style guides - Wikipedia
[01:40:07] <exec> └─ 13List of style guides - Wikipedia
[01:40:12] <mrpg> Wow there's a lot.
[01:46:06] * Bytram shambles in, spies an empty chair near the fire, and plops down to relax in its radiant glow
[01:47:23] <Bytram> =g about dangling participles
[01:47:24] <upstart> https://www.quickanddirtytips.com - What is a Dangling Participle? | Grammar Girl
[01:47:30] <Bytram> nope, not that one
[01:47:40] <Bytram> =g don't use no double negatives
[01:47:41] <upstart> https://www.infoplease.com - Adjectives Versus Adverbs: Don't Use No Double Negatives
[01:47:50] <Bytram> nope, not that one, either.
[01:48:11] <Bytram> =g safire's rules of writing
[01:48:12] <upstart> http://www.math.rug.nl - William Safire's Rules:
[01:49:13] <Bytram> mrpg: ^^^ I think you might find this interesting. =)
[01:50:10] <Bytram> .
[01:50:31] <Bytram> folks might finally start seeing some reasonable prices on graphics cards: https://www.businessinsider.com
[01:50:32] <upstart> ^ 03Bitcoin crashes through $4,000
[01:52:39] <mrpg> hehe, I've seen that before, funny and informative.
[01:52:53] <mrpg> But infinitives can be split.
[01:52:58] <Bytram> My thoughts exactly!
[01:53:01] <mrpg> New world, new rules.
[01:53:36] <mrpg> Did you know that apple, microsoft and google have style guides for their documentation? I didn't.
[01:53:37] <Bytram> the new world rules?
[01:54:10] <Bytram> I did not know that, but I am not at all surprised to learn of it, either.
[02:07:03] <mrpg> Life's a bitch, and she's back in heat.
[02:07:21] <mrpg> Life's a bitch, and it just had puppies.
[02:08:03] * Bytram would rather be on a beach on a tropical island
[02:08:44] <Bytram> =g black jack do it again wheel going round and round
[02:08:45] <upstart> https://literature.stackexchange.com - song lyrics - Does this phrase deliberately sound like "blackjack ...
[02:08:56] <Bytram> =g black jack do it again wheel going round and round steely dan
[02:08:57] <upstart> https://literature.stackexchange.com - song lyrics - Does this phrase deliberately sound like "blackjack ...
[02:09:05] <Bytram> =g black jack do it again wheel going round and round steely dan album
[02:09:06] <upstart> https://www.songfacts.com - Lyrics for Do It Again by Steely Dan - Songfacts
[02:12:35] <mrpg> I went to Aruba once.
[02:12:43] <Bytram> nice!
[02:12:54] <Bytram> never made it there, but twice made it to Jamaica
[02:20:12] <mrpg> This woman scares me, I feel with those eyes she's going to steal my soul
[02:20:16] <mrpg> https://browse.startpage.com
[02:21:21] <mrpg> #g earthy
[02:21:21] <MrPlow> https://www.merriam-webster.com - "Earthy definition is - of, relating to, or consisting of earth. How to use earthy in a sentence."
[02:21:22] <upstart> ^ 03Definition of EARTHY
[02:21:55] <mrpg> aha, this one - rough, coarse, or plain in taste
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[02:29:38] <Bytram> wb!
[02:30:53] <Bytram> =g PBS hester pryne scarlet letter actress
[02:30:54] <upstart> https://en.wikipedia.org - The Scarlet Letter - Wikipedia
[02:32:42] <Bytram> =g television hester prynne actress
[02:32:43] <upstart> https://en.wikipedia.org - Hester Prynne - Wikipedia
[02:33:35] <Bytram> =g television hester prynne actress meg
[02:33:36] <upstart> https://www.imdb.com - Meg Foster - IMDb
[02:34:23] <Bytram> =g meg foster hester prynne pictures
[02:34:24] <upstart> https://www.imdb.com - Meg Foster - IMDb
[02:36:59] <Bytram> mrpg: I watched this when it appeared on TV back in 1979 ( https://www.imdb.com )
[02:37:00] <upstart> ^ 03The Scarlet Letter (TV Mini-Series 1979– ) ( https://www.imdb.com )
[02:37:35] <Bytram> these pictures do NOT do justice to her eyes... amazing actress! https://www.imdb.com and https://www.imdb.com
[02:37:36] <upstart> ^ 03The Scarlet Letter (1979-)
[02:37:37] <upstart> ^ 03The Scarlet Letter (1979-)
[02:41:25] <mrpg> I'm curious about the book.
[02:42:31] <Bytram> was assigned reading at school when I was a teen. Intellectually I knew what the story covered, but had no inkling as to the social or emotional aspects at the time... that only came many MANY years later.
[03:04:26] <Bytram> .
[03:04:27] <Bytram> https://www.universetoday.com
[03:04:28] <upstart> ^ 03Astronomers Detect Water in the Atmosphere of a Planet 179 Light-Years Away - Universe Today
[03:04:29] <exec> └─ 13Astronomers Detect Water in the Atmosphere of a Planet 179 Light-Years Away - Universe Today
[03:08:18] <Bytram> break time
[04:02:26] <mrpg> Yesterday I went to bed at 2am... suddenly I heard a rooster... at 2am in the city.
[04:02:37] <mrpg> Luckily it stopped after 10 minutes.
[04:11:31] <mrpg> Meta-surface Corrects for Chromatic Aberrations Across All Kinds of Lenses - Ready
[04:21:30] <mrpg> Stupid engadget doesn't work withput JS
[04:21:42] <mrpg> w/o
[04:26:59] <Bytram> well, was able to push out 1 story, but it seems that's about all I'm able to do tonight. It was exhilarating to work 21 hours on black friday, and to have another busy shift today, but I'm just plain knackered and am finding it extremely difficult to stay awake, never mind push out any more stories.
[04:27:40] <Bytram> have a great night everyone
[04:29:25] <mrpg> bye good night
[04:29:42] <mrpg> #g pot kettel black spanish
[04:29:43] <MrPlow> https://en.wikipedia.org - "\"The pot calling the kettle black\" is a proverbial idiom that may be of Spanish origin of which English versions began to appear in the first half of the 17th century."
[04:29:44] <upstart> ^ 03The pot calling the kettle black - Wikipedia
[04:30:24] <mrpg> Well, spank my butt and call me Nancy, it comes from Don Quijote.
[04:34:04] <mrpg> Washington ask allies - ready
[04:34:32] <mrpg> So, it goes like this: 2013 "we spy on all of you, don't like it, tough cookie"
[04:34:47] <mrpg> 2018: "They spy on you, don't let them spy on oyu or on us1!!!"
[04:40:41] <mrpg> It's late, bye, take care y'all.
[04:41:20] <mrpg> ~gnight editorial
[04:41:22] * exec irrevocably imagines a snapshot of bepis with editorial
[04:41:31] <mrpg> #g bepis
[04:41:32] <MrPlow> https://www.urbandictionary.com - "A drincc that has no icce for carbon based life forms. If a carbon based life form drinccs a BEPIS with no icce a strange blue creature will come and icce you."
[04:41:33] <upstart> ^ 03Urban Dictionary: Bepis
[04:41:49] <mrpg> !
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