Regular viewers of Top Gear will already have seen this but it’s still hilarious.
“I have finally decided to take the plunge. Last night I upgraded my Vista desktop machine to Windows XP...” Coding Sanity
...just asking why people drink, as Squander Two points out, just won’t do. No, at the cutting edge, the art lies not in finding answers but in finding questions. Like what happens if you take one of these:
And make it the same size as a human being?
Or, what happens if you hit a journalist with a shovel?
Then try this:
What will they think of next?
The alarm clock that rolls round the room, forcing you go to get up…
...and switch it off and go back to bed.
From Theo Spark
The hidden dangers of threadbare clothing
(Hat-tip: Japan Probe)
This is a beautifully produced book - including some beautiful photographs of very well looked after pigs which unsentimental animal lovers will both appreciate and look forward to eating.
Harry Phibbs reviews the Duchy Originals Cookbook.
In 1883, we are told, a stall in Petticoat Lane was selling condoms decorated with the heads of Queen Victoria and Mr Gladstone.
Noel Malcolm reviews The Middle Class: A History by Lawrence James.
Personally, I think that “Terry and June” is very, very funny. I also like “Only Fools and Horses” and “The Paralympics”.
Noreen, working up to an attack on Fawlty Towers
...but the real star of this report is the writer, one Francis Harris, for:
As is traditional in the United States, the confessional interview is part of the pre-publicity for a book, in this case Fonda’s new autobiography, Jane Fonda: My Life So Far.
The television owner Ted Turner telephoned her the day news of her divorce from Hayden became public. They married, but he later found God and left her.
Droughts are really boring, so are famines. Just loads of people hanging around looking miserable and living in crappy tents. Earthquakes are OK..
Read on, it gets worse.
Tennis is for c*nts, I hate tennis and I hate anyone who plays it. People who take tennis lessons are even bigger c*nts. And I hate the way they pick up the ball with their racket. Use your f*cking hands or I’ll chop the bastards off, then you will remember how much I hate you every time you try to wipe your arse.
Via Harry Hutton.
[T]here are only 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary and those who don’t.
Lest there be any mistake, this blog is officially against frog bashing. However some examples are just too good to miss.