“A simple GUI to set up virtual machines for Web development.”
“This site is devoted to collecting the kind of unusual English spellings that have come to be called eggcorns.” Great reading. (via @joroach)
@whoisdanw “It looks like you’re forming a country. Would you like help?”
@iamdanw “Ladies and Gentleman, due to events in the Ukraine and the Middle East the country is moving from DEFCON Whimsy to DEFCON Berg.”
@markcridge I’ve never heard such a good argument for letting Scotland separate from the rest of us :)
@pdcawley Enough to scratch the itch at least.
@pdcawley I haven’t…
@white_mischief Seems a pretty safe bet!
@russelldavies I’m sure it’s originally older… but I remember hearing (yes) someone using it knowingly, in ‘90s-ish. So I slavishly copied.
I’ve basically forgotten who I’m referencing, in a way that no one recognises, whenever I use that pleasing-feeling but inaccurate “off of”.
So maybe it was (also?) the Mary Whitehouse Experience? forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p… Or now I wonder if it was Mark & Lard.
Was it Lee & Herring who purposely used “off of” a lot. As in “That bloke off of ‘Brookside’”? I thought so, but can’t find any evidence.
Dreamed I didn't go to XOXO. Dreamed I worked at CAB. My subconscious has no imagination.
What are kids’ lemonade stands like in Palo Alto? Kids poring over term sheet. No lemonade yet, only an app where you can enter your email