Just listening to some podcasts about this "Dr. Laura said the ENNWORD!" thing. I'm on Dr. Laura's side here. It's not like Dr. Laura called anyone a ENNWORD. She's right. It's all about context. Quentin Tarantino's movies have the ENNWORD in them sometimes. Quentin Tarantino doesn't think lowly of black people. Just because he makes movies where characters say the ENNWORD doesn't mean he thinks lowly of black people. This is stupid
Perception is more important than reality.
A jar of unsalted dry-roasted peanuts for $1.99. I think she mis-rang me up the first time, and only charged me $1.99 for two of them. The whole cashews were on sale, but only as two for $7. She asked me if I still wanted them, because I guess a lot of people would think it was supposed to be cheaper, and that was the only reason they'd buy it.
There was a bunch of kids standing at the beginning of the guide rails that mark where the line for the registers is. The cashiers at the registers were free. They weren't doing anything. The guide rails mark off about 8 feet of floorspace where you're supposed to line up for your turn at the register. They weren't standing in line inside the guide rails. They were all standing outside of them. Nobody would assume they were standing in line. So I walked right through them, properly wal
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. -- Christopher Lascl