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Archive for October, 2011

Dear Great Britain: Learn to spell

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Paraphrase of a recent text conversation with a female friend I’ll call Sassy: Sassy: You should go, Siobhan is there :) CJ: No thanks, I’m still annoyed about 10pm girl Sassy:  I misunderstood her message anyway, she’s at home CJ: For future reference, how the eff do you pronounce your friend’s name Sassy: Siobhan = […]

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Cause and effect is a thing that exists

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Last night, in a fit of drunken pique, this girl I’ve been seeing ripped the cell phone right out of my hands and then smashed it into the wall, breaking it. The phone now makes these interesting techno-strangling noises when various buttons are mashed, but that’s about all it can do. I can no longer […]

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Louis CK on bank fees

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

“I hate my fucking bank,” said my friend. He was pissed off. “Which bank?” I asked. “It’s…” he started to reply, then paused and looked at me. “Does it really matter? It’s a fucking bank.” I conceded the point. A series of new debit card fees has stirred up new outrage at banks — and […]

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