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Monthly Archive for August, 2007

Engrish and Dunglish

Japan isn’t the only country that suffers from engrish. Apparently there’s also dunglish too. I often wondered, if english is a mandatory subject in Dutch schools, would people needlessly slip it in trying to be hip and cool? I’ve seen some odd phrases here and there, even in the Rijksmuseum where they used ‘of’ instead […]

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Home from Amsterdam

Back home. Several things decided to break while I was gone; both my home and colo fileservers went down and my truck battery was completely drained after sitting three weeks. The latter required a lengthy jump to get it to successfully start, but there wasn’t enough spare amperage to run fans much less the AC […]

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