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.
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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.
Yes, I agree. For Lynx, it would definitely be an overkill.
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.
I calculate in Kilometers by litres, you insensitive clod.
Whatever I can leech from my co-workers.
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.
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!
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.
Maybe it's an old story but I found this site that uses the same technique:
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.