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Oooh, I’m *that* pink

As usual, GrrlScientist made me do it. I agree with her in that the questions are a little too simplistic. You Are 16% Capitalist, 84% Socialist You see a lot of injustice in the world, and you’d like to see it fixed. As far as you’re concerned, all the wrong people have the power. You’re…

I’ve never been to New York …

so I have no idea of the significance of this. GrrlScientist made me do it. You Belong in Soho Although you may not be a professional artist, you do dabble in one form of art or another.And you indie culture of all kinds – from little botiques to art house films. Where Should Your Inner…

Pure Nerd, baby

Pure Nerd73 % Nerd, 26% Geek, 30% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions.You scored better than half in Nerd,…

Random quotes and me

Following a tagging from Janet: Five random quotes from here that “you think reflect who you are or what you believe.” As Janet did, I just picked the first five that seemed to work … no point in searching the whole database. What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens. – Benjamin…

Busy week here. Teaching starts next week, so this is full of organizational meetings, retreats, syllabus writing, xeroxing, etc. And to top it all, I’m currently laid out with lower back pain. Argh! Blogging will thus be sporadic for a while, and in lieu of anything significant to say … You are Hulk: you are…

Friday Free Association

Here we go again: Italy :: Honk :: Shades :: Tool :: Modern :: Tension :: Conservative :: Weight :: Insurance :: Political :: Thoughts below the fold.

Nerd!

Grrlscientist asked. I answer: I too had taken this before. I seem to remember having got a slightly lower score. Must be the extra memory in my new laptop

8th Grade Science and Me

A few months ago I passed eighth grade math. Now I’ve gone and passed eight grade science. I feel so accomplished You Passed 8th Grade Science Congratulations, you got 8/8 correct! Could You Pass 8th Grade Science? Oh, and question 6 shoud read neutron not neuron.

Book meme

Book meme from Janet: 1. One book that changed your life? Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species 2. One book you have read more than once? Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species 3. One book you would want on a desert island? The Complete Works of Plato 4. One book that made you laugh? Anything…

Friday Free Association

This week’s words are: Requirements :: Pizza :: Dating :: Issue :: Sharp :: Distinguish :: Remote :: Felony :: Exercise :: Choose :: (source) See below the cut for my replies.