It’s not often that something I say metaphorically ends up on the front page of the newspaper as the literal truth less than 48 hours later. This is what I saw when I got home this evening:
Or if you’re French, Surprise: Nitrates are good for the heart! Isn’t that what I said in last week’s Thing? Clearly I chose the right suit to post that poem in. And the right deck as well — this is indeed an intriguing development.
And as if that weren’t enough, while I was still downloading that image from my camera, I found out that Jonathan Coulton is coming Over Here again, for concerts in London and elsewhere. I booked a ticket in the panic, hopefully I’ll be able to go. Perhaps I should self-publish the spades already so I’ll have a nice shiny book to give him.
#1 by PowerBill on June 12, 2008 - 12:01 pm
Ha! Nitrates are for losers! Real scientists use LOX and/or Helium.
Virgin Galactic packs a blast with nitrates but they are all ego when we need more id…
#2 by Angela Brett on June 12, 2008 - 1:16 pm
Pfft… real scientists use nitrous oxide. *evil laugh that just doesn’t stop*
#3 by PowerBill on June 13, 2008 - 12:31 am
I happen to know CERN uses quite a bit of liquid helium and I recently read that their accelerators etc are now almost as good as what is in the USA.
*Evil, yet surprisingly high pitched and hollow, laugh that really should stop*
Ha ha… After talking about id, I just had to get in my own plugh!