Daily Archive: June 4, 2009

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excellent well, you are a fishmonger

“The less/fewer distinction isn’t really that hard to learn, but it would be much easier to not have to bother. I can’t think of any situations in which the existence of the two different...

15

a reading list for fantasy enthusiasts

So in the comments to this post, I received a lot of reading suggestions for good fantasy.  They are listed below with updates to follow…

5

the devil we know

Blaise has a good, cynical take on the Cairo speech and the problems Obama faces sugar-coating State Islam:

5

NBA Finals Open Thread

Got any wild predictions? Irresponsible betting advice? An over/under for the number of times Kobe sneers at no one in particular after draining another nasty jumper? I’m tentatively picking the Lakers in six, but...

0

(Comedic) Quote of the Day

“[In the year 3,000] Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook will merge to create one super-giant time wasting website called:  YOU-TWIT-FACE.” –Conan O’Brien Bonus genius David Letterman takedown of the NBC “Inside the White House” special. ...

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al Obamaiya: The President’s Cairo Speech

Full text of his speech here (h/t Andrew Sullivan, who if you check his site has a number of links/roundups of various bloggers). It’s a very well written speech, expertly delivered as we know...

0

a quote for a sunny morning

“An African-American President with Muslim roots stands before the Muslim world and defends the right of Jews to a nation of their own in their ancestral homeland, and then denounces in vociferous terms the...

1

Laissez-faire

Craigslist’s idiosyncratic libertarianism is the subject of this highly-entertaining article.

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