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-vial of googly eyes

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"Objectives qua pangram: flex, eschew gadzookery" (40)

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*me whispering to date when Grond comes on screen* that's grond

second Thanksgiving of the season last night; sprouts are getting better, and replacing a potato dish with reheated store-bought latkes is a real timesaver.

Turkey, stuffing, brussels sprouts, latkes, jalapeno cornbread muffins, ginger cranberry sauce.

just had to roust a trio of teens making a big racket trying to film each other skateboarding on a pipe fence that runs right alonside our house, and I've never felt older.

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Atkinson Hyperlegible font is named after Braille Institute founder, J. Robert Atkinson.  What makes it different from traditional typography design is that it focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability

62 in the water, low of 47 tonight, might be the last night at camp for the year

update: It ended up being Thursday itself that was weird; Friday's personality is sufficient to assert itself.

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how is it not Thursday?!

And what am I going to think Friday is?

We're having a guy in from LA next week to give a lecture!

*boss tests positive for COVID today* ha ha ha whee

instead of being off by one like normal in my "don't know what day of the week it is" fugue, this is the secnd day in a row I have thought was Thursday

Cat beginning the hairballing process on the bed at 6 am was somehow a wonderful thing once I realized it was Sunday and not Monday and we could go back to sleep forever (we got him off the bed in time too)

haunting marketing sentence 

"Chalk has a taste of a soft, brittle, airy chalk, with a rich aftertaste of concrete wet floor"


@brennen Is there some way to deal with character classes in a way that avoids the letter e?  This is in service of trying to rewrite the top line in, like, awk '{gsub( or something

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sed -e "s/[^ ]*[Ee][^ ]*//g" "$1" | \

intended behavior: deletes all words containing E and/or e

observed behavior: same

sed -e "s/[^ ]*[^abcdfghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz][^ ]*//g" "$1" | \

intended behavior: same but eliminating two Es from the source

observed behavior: seemingly deletes everything but one-word lines that do not contain the letters e or E

The weather turned and over the last 36 hours I am above the 50% threshold for "time spent asleep"

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selfie ec 

I bet people are still gonna try and talk to me while I'm wearing my headset but at least now I have a cool crown

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