Could You Pass Harvard's Entrance Exam From 1869?
There are private high schools in Quebec still teaching Latin. Greek however lost favor but my uncle studied it then (c. 1940's). I still have his old Greek primer from high school.
Ask Slashdot: Would You Take a Pay Cut To Telecommute?
No. I'm still leasing my car for the next 4 years because of work. Whatever the amount of gas I would save, I would still need to pay for it and the insurance, and a pay cut would certainly hit me. Once I finish my lease, I could reconsidering it.
Why Linux Loses Out On Hardware Acceleration In Firefox
Yes, I agree. For Lynx, it would definitely be an overkill.
The Last Component To Fail In My Computer Was The...
Actually, I never got to "The Last Component". As soon as something major broke down, I repaired it or replaced it, but after a while I just bought a new computer with a complete new set of hard drives, CPU, memory, etc. Only the IDE hard drives got to jump from one computer to another but that's about to end as I embark, like everyone, on SATA drives.
My Automobile Gets __ MPG
I calculate in Kilometers by litres, you insensitive clod.
For taking notes by hand, I prefer ...
Whatever I can leech from my co-workers.
This Hallowe'en ...
All Hallows Day (Nov. 1st) comes after Hallow's eve (Oct. 31st).
Nothing in the Wikipedia article supports your claims.
"Respected" is a bold statement. Lets just say that most Christians don't give a lot of religious / anti-religious meaning to it. it's for the kids to have fun.
Geeks Prefer Competence To Niceness
I don't mind how things go in the IT room, but once your'e out of it and deal with users and customer support, only one rule: BE NICE!
Games Fail To Portray Gender and Ethnic Diversity
OK, I can picture a game creator of a war/frag/heavely armed game inviting those reseachers for a focus group session and watch his new realease in action were all protagonists are made of females, Hispanics, Native Americans, children and the elderly.
After the carnage, he turns on the lights and faces his audience with a large smile: "Well, whadyall think ?"
1/3 are speechless, 1/3 fainted, and rest are still fighting over the waste basket to belch in it.
Your Browser History Is Showing
Maybe it's an old story but I found this site that uses the same technique:
The Art of The Farewell Email
Rehired ? Sounds like the company had more problems than poor judgment, it also lacked a backbone.
I would have fired the manager and press charges against the tech.
Worst Part of Spring
Yeah, It's still snowing today (2008-04-13) in Montreal.