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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Admin, Mar 9, 2012.
Haha! This one made me chuckle!
I have sent to all my teacher friends!
I've heard of flogging the books, we've probably all done it at one time or another ... but this bloody government takes the biscuit !!!
This was in San Francisco - in 1919.
Although, that date was a Saturday this year, too...
This may be the point at which Johnson made his bizarre "mutant algorithm" claim.
Someone has accidentally arranged the books along the top shelf - The Subtle Knife, Fahrenheit 451, Betrayed, The Resistance, The Exodus, The Toll, Crisis Point, Glass Houses and The Twits.
On the second shelf down, to the right, behind his shoulder, is Terry Pratchett's Guards! Guards! - which seems to be the manual they are using...
Well it's ok to blame and sod off a civil servant, or a 'mutant algorithm.' (Bloody good name for a band you must admit.)
An algorithm is a 'knitting pattern' for a computer, or a series of instructions for an MFI flatpack. I don't mean this in any sort of insulting way, computers, whether you like it or not, pretty much facilitate or even run much of the world's systems today.
But more and more (and there's the smell of Cummings behind some of this) I can't help but think this government has a secret stack of old MFI flatpack algorithms suitably converted into assembler code and inserted into government departments by... shall we say bald headed creepy tw@ts.
I guess going down with the ship, or falling on your sword has gone out of fashion providing you can scurry under the nearest rock.
But will you take the challenge?
I could get involved in the Game of Thrones saga .... (George has a way of dealing with obnoxious types.)
An Post has issued a set of commemorative stamps.
It has been pointed out that we need a "Careful Now" stamp for fragile items.
My favourite quote is 'Make yourself at home, take your bra off!'
When move in going to comission a friend to cross stitch it for me to hang above the door!
I climbed quite a few poles in central and north Staffordshire during my time with BT, but nothing like this ....
If you didn't buy a Hoover or a washing machine, you won two nights out with Jimmy Saville .... !!! .... (sales rocketed.)
It's not just our roadworks that seem to take longer and longer.
This is the back of a Barnard Castle parking ticket.