TIL, DuckDuckGo tip Show more

This is all the shite that comes with the Walk magazine published by the Ramblers charity. Twelve flyers, including some that are literally an extra stapled magazine, and a plastic bag.

A charity with environmental aims should perhaps look at reducing the amount of glossy paper and card that gets sent out with their mag and put straight into the recycling bin.

I thought that my German friends here might appreciate this dreadful birthday card joke I've received today. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ πŸ’œ πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Let's pop to Faroe, said no one in Shetland ever.

Is this possibly the most roundabout route to get a relatively short distance anywhere in the world?

(This is the default route, no waypoints set!)

Why is @fsfe referring to itself in its own toots as @fsfe@twitter.com?

(The whole @username@twitter.com thing is a bit irritating from an aesthetic point of view, Twitter isn't part of the network and never will be.)

PSA, boosts Show more

Spotted something interesting on the way home from town: copies of the local far-right newspaper piled on a wall down a secluded little snicket.

One wonders how accurate their quoted circulation figures really are if copies are being dumped in random locations.

Background: theguardian.com/politics/2018/

We are apparently meant to believe that the Chancellor of the Exchequer prepares the national budget with just a briefcase and a phone on his desk rather than, you know, a computer with a spreadsheet package, economic modelling software, and so on.

Parents' houses are a goldmine of "stuff you never thought you'd need again but now need". I found my old German dictionary from A-levels over the weekend.

You too can keep up-to-date with all the latest vocabulary and learn the shocking truth about the German word for "picture messaging". πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ


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