Perhaps the problem is your imagining that everyone who disagrees with you is part of a coherent group. That would certainly make "them" seem like a contradictory, hypocritical, and just plain silly group of people, instead of people with different views on how this administration is bad.(Such amazing IQ swings we see. Genius! Moronic! Brilliant! Ape-like! Bing-bam-boom! Sometimes several flip-flops in one day! One would almost wonder if the problem lies in the observers, rather than the observed.)
It was a great book, all of the loose ends were tied up. Some of the things I had guessed after book six turned out to be true, which is satisfying on many levels.
So yesterday I was whipping up a quick script that was calling md5sum to generate hashes of files. Since I wanted to open a pipe to the command so I could snag the output, the obvious variable name popped into my head:
open (HASHPIPE, "/usr/bin/md5sum
The opportunities to be creatively humorous are so few in programming.....
"You know, we've won awards for this crap." -- David Letterman