sequacious (si-KWAY-shuhs) adjective Unthinkingly following others. [From Latin sequax (inclined to follow), from sequi (to follow).] -Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
We played Spirit of the Century last night with Randy gm’ing — the setting was Venezuela. This morning, I stumbled across an article on Venezuela. Nothing of an eerily-coincedental nature. But I saw it and said, “Huh. Venezuela. We’ve been there. Oh! But that was in 1922…”
Okay, my brothers have already seen this. I know this. But it takes me a while. It’s just so appropriate…the end of an era! (And it goes on and on and on…) …And this.
is Skuld. She woke me up this morning to tell me she wanted to let Katherine know she should bring the first Scooby Doo live-action movie with her today. “Time to get up!” “We have that,” I said. “I know, but I broke it,” she said. “Well, go find it.” “But I broke it!” “Go …
Version of “Just for Now.” You know that video where the balls shoot out of the tubes, making various rhythmic noises as they strike on strings, drums, etc.? Apparently Imogen Heap + a computer = even better.
pawky (PAW-kee) adjective Sly, shrewd; dryly humorous. [From Scots pawk (trick).] -Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
Now, I’m not going to name the restaurant where this happened — it’s a Japanese place in Colorado Springs, which is more than you need to know but easily surmised from the context — but it’s just this guy. This happened a couple of weeks ago, but it still makes me laugh… The waiter is …
Jay Thomas tells the story. (via Neatorama)
Y.T. will have a short-short story called “Evolution” published at Clever Magazine in September.* Actually, I changed my modus operandi. I went looking around for a place that might publish the story…but ignored the ones I didn’t want to read. This one, I’ve read almost everything for this last quarter, and liked it. The setup …
Don’t give Girl Geniuses regular coffee.