Latin transformed into the Romance languages after the collapse of the Western Empire caused the lines of communication to break down, allowing regional differences to become exaggerated. With 21st century communications media, that won't be able to happen.
People that buy Apple stuff "because it just works" are just like people who voted for Hitler because "at least he'll make the trains run on time". Worse in fact.
Mussolini took credit for making the trains run on time. I'm going to hazard a guess that German trains were running on time all along.
Perhaps we need a forum for this.
Maybe we should call it politics.slashdot.org? Seriously, if you want to exclude politics stories, you can do that from Options, but you are presently in the forum you describe.
Did I just read that the government is not bound by the statute of limitations?
..and here I thought the statute of limitations was specifically there to bind the government.
Actually, TFA says the Federal government is not bound by state statutes of limitation. I imagine that's to, say, prevent Texas from setting a 30 second limitations period on federal claims, thereby allowing all federal property within the state to be confiscated.
Apps designed to be used behind the wheel shouldn't be made.
I heard a SF official interviewed about this, and the official position is that the intention is that you would check overall parking availability before you leave wherever it is that you were.
The name "Hamburger" is trademark to McDonalds too, and corresponds to the simplest hamburger sandwich.
Thanks for spreading some FUD. Not that I'm a fan of McDonalds, but they actually have a trademark on the phrase "McDonalds Hamburgers". Note the disclaimer: Applicant disclaims the right to the exclusive use of the word "Hamburgers" apart from the mark as shown..
Or are you simply an idio,t and think it's a magical $30.00 device and all you have to do is switch it on?
OK, sure, it's not enough to switch it on. According to FA, you then have to drive past the airport on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Once phones were being switched automatically there was slightly more privacy than when Gladys was connecting Bob to Mary across town, and Gladys just happened to mention it to Bob's wife one day when she ran into her at the market.
If you're going to go back as far as the switchboard, most people would have been using party lines, which pretty much guaranteed that your neighbors were all up in your business.
A man mysteriously appears and jumps into the river to save your child. When he gets out of the water, you recognize him as an escaped convict from the news. Do you tell the authorities?
Inspector Javert says "You betcha," with an outrageous French accent of course.
Generally held usage of "world's largest" implies the title remains such until something larger comes along, not just until that particular thing is "retired".
Quick, what's the world largest land animal? I'm pretty sure most people will say "elephant."
Yeah; last time I checked, there aren't *ANY* structures in North America that have been around for 500 years.
How about Teotihuacan? The structures there have been around for about 2000 years. Admitted, they're no longer occupied.