Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Fantastic Four disappointment

I was shopping at the weekend for Fantastic Four figures. I found Mr Fantastic, the Human Torch, and the Thing, but I couldn't see the Invisible Woman anywhere.

Monday, August 07, 2006

I found a digit in my soup

I am, my wife tells me, an incurable geek. And all because I called my son's alphabet soup "alphanumeric soup" since it has numbers as well as letters in it.

I also saw something suspiciously like a "(". My wife insists it was just a bent "I", but I'm not so sure. If I find any more punctuation marks, I'm going to insist it's ASCII soup.

Hmmm, I wonder if I can sue the supermarket on the grounds that I found a digit in my soup?

http://www.legalzoom.com/articles/article_content/article13621.html

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Floyd's Organism

Floyd Landis denies accusations of doping. Speaking at a news conference in Madrid, Landis said the testosterone was "absolutely natural and produced by my own organism".

His own organism, huh? I have this mental picture of a reptile tank in his rec room with a little creature roaming around in it. Maybe its small enough that he can slip it down his cycling shorts while he's racing. Every couple of miles or so it bites him on the thigh, injecting some testosterone to keep him going.

In any case, the point is the same: whether he owns the organism or he just borrowed it from his coach, it doesn't make it right.