Donkey on the Edge

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West Wing series I

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Have just watched the twenty-two episodes of West Wing’s first series. I have to say, DVDs of favourite televisions shows rock. Now if I could only get someone to buy me the whole Star Trek collection I could fester on the couch forever;-)

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E2R

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Well, haven’t posted much recently, I’ve been working like a dog—sleeping three or four hours and getting straight back to the computer. No fun (Jack dull boy)…

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Display problems?

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I’ve been getting news of display problems. Apparently, these pages are not completely rendering in IE5 mac and IE5Win98. I’m having a hard time isolating the problem, so/05/have to revert to a cheesier stylesheet that I’m pretty sure works ok…

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Things that work as they should

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Just ordered Adrian Frutiger’s l’Homme et ses signes in a rather delicious edition by Atelier Perrousseaux. I believe he wrote the original in German, but this edition from 2000 updates and refines the French edition of 1983 (and I suppose he would have written in French rather than English…)

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Sympathy

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Just wanted to extend some sympathy to Tom, who has been burglared. It happened to me in New York and I know exactly what you mean about the camera, Tom.

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Frederic Goudy

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Have just downloaded the Iraq dossier. While the body of the text is rather crudely set in workmanlike Times Roman, the title page has been worked up by some anonymous designer at the HMSO.

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Search semantics

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Ok, I’d like someone to explain what the robot or crawler or whatever it is that keeps searching for “quaint or donkey or prosodic or compels or counterbalance” is doing? Is it a component of some large web-cataloging device, is it using the results to generate some incredibly clever semantic maps of our virtual world, ¿che pasa? here…

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