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4 Jul 2001 (updated 15 Apr 2003 at 15:33 UTC) »
dyork: Chances are, the Americans weren't invited to the first Dominion Day (as Canada Day was known from 1867 through 1982) celebrations . One of the many things they were preoccupied with was how to steal some Canadian land. In July 1866, the US House of Representatives passed an annexation bill with the intent of taking over most of Canada . Canadians weren't too keen on that idea.

They came to their senses, though, so we didn't have to burn the White House down a second time.

Wow! I haven't posted in ages!

2:15 am EDT
I am firmly convinced that the Universe has gone completely to hell. I submit the following as proof:

[ dave0 enters Tim Hortons ]
Donut Jockey: Good morning, sir
dave0: Hi. I'll have a large double-double, and... hmmm...
[ looks at donut rack and sees two stale donuts]
dave0: ... what donuts do you have ready in the back?
Donut Jockey: Nothing you can have. Umm... I mean, none.
dave0: Huh? What? You mean you have donuts back there, but I can't buy one?
Donut Jockey:Um, well, yeah.
dave0: You mean, I'm here, a paying customer, and you won't sell me a donut, even though you have some ready?
Donut Jockey: Well, I'm not allowed to. Corporate policy... I can't sell those donuts until 3am.
dave0: That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard
Donut Jockey: Well, if head office found out I sold a fresh donut before 3am, I could lose my job.

7 Apr 2001 (updated 7 Apr 2001 at 06:28 UTC) »
2:22 am EDT
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

      - Robert Frost, Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

Now back to the Perl code. Where did I put that coffee again?

I mean, after all; you have to consider we're only made out
of dust. That's admittedly not much to go on and we shouldn't
forget that. But even considering, I mean it's a sort of bad
beginning, we're not doing too bad. So I personally have faith
that even in this lousy situation we're faced with we can make
it. You get me?

-- Philip K. Dick, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
"May you live in interesting times"

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