June 2009

A fortuitous hypertext trail

Following trails of hyperlinks can be fun. When looking up some javascript type comparison details, I had the good fortune of stumbling onto another, unrelated trail of links; one that I thought I’d share with you.

It all started with an entry in Eric Lippert’s Fabulous Adventures In Coding blog. The fun part (at least for me, I have a penchant for reading semi-diaristic details of complete strangers’ lives) came in the end, filed under “other news”.

Follow the link, read the entry. Eric’s funny — which is to say that he writes nicely and elicits laughter. But not only that (another link, here), he’s an internationally recognized expert on getting boys to like you, and, as the entry clearly shows, a nice guy to beat.

Do note that in the end of this third entry, there are links to parts two and three of his answers for searchers.

Ilya

Oh prolix garbled supercilious perfidy

Or, excerpts of some spam I’ve recently received.

From: Sylvia
Date: Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 3:06 AM

do trap varied jujube!
borne trowel papal varied.

From: Clio
Date: Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

Nor for your golden crown
Which they ate with a runcible spoon

From: Gonzalo
Date: Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 2:05 PM

pule pore shay.
botch sally quota who!
cong echo pule who.
ilk sloe inker mushy.

From: Pablo
Date: Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 3:10 AM

mumps vizor airy.
newel fluff after safe.
froze itch elfin for?
kino sprig hoof.

From: Fletcher
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 4:16 PM

me curl airy inky!
wise hoof faith bogy?
wooer rogue kilo froze!
crux cleg frizz ashen.
lieu rogue.
huso kino tray.
mage rep.
curl trow comet kino.
orbed mage.
trace bogy.
tray crick its froze!
itch comet huso elfin.
nick wooer faith rogue!
elfin sprig rimy rep?
relic itch crowd nance!
talon curb vizor kino?
rape crowd hoof.
huso rape ashen orbed?
tray elfin mumps peel!
tyke curb.
tray fugle spunk itch?
wooer tummy wrung sexy!
motif steed inky motif?
stale soup death swain?

From: Louella
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 AM

cooker bingo brazil ingle.
oakery alb.
coatee luting graft bled!
rococo pray fetid pawn!
arise chump acuity give?
pray voter grouch nimbus!
hubby grouch peso tandem?
hubby gooey lives zoic.
wen fiber feel flood!
valuer chalk ape warble.
hubby bingo.

From: Kennith
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 3:19 AM

sleety hubby bingo gasper!
glover tempi ingle public?
fully how attic renew?
pawn aerate.
flood lipped mix rococo.
lipped blase sleety sin.
baboo peso mix.
lumper warble sell gird!
emir arise chump.
sap shrink sap.

From: Lottie
Date: Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 2:08 PM

large find fetid.
pray brazil cooker fiber!
cue how pray pawn.
renew wen keeker public?
bay wen thyme gasper!
pray module pawn.

From: Archie
Date: Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 12:16 PM

wen fiber estop.
sleety foci sell farad.
alb tandem keeker.
gasper large gooey how?
fully cashew hubby nibble.
feed attic ape attic?
chump rococo coatee pant!

Ilya



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