"Alright...I'll miss you--if you actually leave." -- at Kenji's farewell party, Smeri's sympathy is conditional (August 2021). [Addendum: Kenji was back in less than a month.] "A dare is a dare." -- casually said by a young kid running down the street by me, as his sister(?) was yelling at him--and he's right (August 2021). I have applied all the brute force I have, and my ignorance is wearing thin. -- Pierre deals with the pod scheduling problem (September 2021). "2020 was a long decade." -- Alex summarizes last year (September 2021). [T]he lack of purpose for floppy boobs in the movie Airplane was its purpose. -- Sue concurs with my movie analysis (September 2021). "This is Ray and Emily. They're crazy-good frisbee players. And this is Frank.
He's a good frisbee player, who's crazy." -- Jeff T made a nice save with that introduction (September 2021). "Whiz doesn't mean the same thing in Australia." -- Richard M points out that the failed Whiz Tab Android tablet might not be as funny down under (December 2021). It's been about 25 years or so since I had a set of quotes with a theme. So let's end the year 2021 with this one: Omicron! aaand the place that I am at today had a covid positive person working here two days ago. It's like a shark circling. -- I like Sue's shark analogy (December 2021). I am a bit shocked at spider man making a billion dollars and won't be shocked by another wave of infections. -- There's very few things that would make Sue miss seeing such a movie. Covid is one of them (December 2021). Yes, I went to the virusathon, but that's not where I got my exposure this week. That was at a private dinner with a friend. -- cue the JAWS music for Rob S (December 2021). My family had a very COVIDy Christmas. -- it was the season for giving the gift that keeps on giving; Emily may have declined the homemade COVID (December 2021). "Now I can complain about young people." -- Stephanie is pleased to be 40 (January 2022). OK, Nu I'll give you. If you're a gnu. But gee, Xi? I don't know what you think of me. -- Ralley doesn't support the skipping of some Greek letters for the COVID-19 variants, in verse (January 2022). My problem now is that I have a headache which is a symptom of Omicron but it's also a symptom of being subject to other people's stupidity. One of my greatest fears is being harmed by someone else's stupidity and here we are. -- Sue has an unfortunate fear and is not pleased with her careless Omicron-positive housemate (January 2022). "The great things about masks is you don't have to admit you recognize somebody." -- Pierre has no trouble with social distance (January 2022). > > So one who makes an error is an erroror or errorer? > to err is human, to error is to be an errer To hum with humor is human, but (to be transparent) it should be apparant that to err, like an arrow on an errant errand, as an errer, is to BE human. p.s. though mayhap I might be mistaken and have missed my mark... p.p.s. Sorry...I'm done now. -- a bit of riffing on the err/error trivia question from Frank and KTM. Fortunately, I ran out of words (February 2022). On quitting drinking: "I get anxiety after drinking, when I'm sobering up." In reply: "Are you sure it's not all in your head?" -- friends being supportive to each other (February 2022). "Guys...guys! Can you speak up, the people in Hong Kong and New Orleans can't hear you." -- Matthew S. uses reverse psychology or maybe just sarcasm to kids in the next room on a Zoom call (March 2022). "How many inches is yours? Oh wow, that was a weird question." -- Lena just wanted to know how tall Vet's bicycle was (April 2022). "[The lawyers] were thinking we'd just go back to the original." "Which original?" -- Dave and Wietse discuss the problem of the dynamic nature of evidence coming from solid-state drives (May 2022). Us watching the sunset My mom: what's that orange circle around the sun Me:....that's your optic disc being burned. Stop staring at the sun directly. -- Sue "enjoys" a sunset with her mother (May 2022). > Have fun (unless you've made other plans). I always have other plans. -- Neel validated why I qualified the validiction of my email to him (June 2022). "When in doubt, do nothing." -- Marlene's motto (July 2022). "You're going to find friends wherever you go. Wherever I go, I find enemies." -- (Some) Kind (of) words (?) from Pierre to Match at his going away party (July 2022). "Suck it, everyone." -- Emily to...everyone at Connect-Four-Pong (July 2022). "How was the dump this morning, Gavin?" -- TMI or just someone who saw Gavin arriving while they left the Recycling and Solid Waste Center? (August 2022)
The list of previous selected "quotes of now" for 2022.