Bet With Caution

One day a drunk man told the bartender, “I’ll bet you $100 that I can bite my right eye.” The bartender grinned and said, “Okay, you drunk.” The drunk pulled out his right fake eye and bit it. After more drinks the drunk said, “I...

Poetry in Programming

While examining the documentation on a program I was writing in 2003, I found the following comment: // Nov 4th/2003 : // The idea was simple // the implementation complex // I’ve had so many errors // I’m starting to vex Looks like that was the date I...

Fish Detergent

My Nokia cell phone has the nifty ability to use an adaptive/predictive writing system. Using it you can drastically save typing time on that tiny keypad. Sometimes the words it comes up with are very close to what you want, but a letter off. I was writing “dish...

A Piece of Kirk

William Shatner, best known for playing Captain James T. Kirk on the cult favorite TV show, Star Trek, has just sold a kidney stone for $29,000 USD. Proceeds of the sale go to Habitat for Humanity. I applaud him for raising money for charity, and hey – if...

Guess What?

“Guess What?” I love and hate this question at the same time. I hate it because it’s usually asked out of the blue and you’ll probably actually not guess what the person was thinking of. However, I love it because it leaves a wide range of what...