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Comment Re:And I blame my parents (Score 1) 734

"Luckily, my parents granted me with the mental fortitude and tools to survive"

How did they do this? I have a toddler and want to prepare him for this kind of stuff. Any insight would be appreciated. When I was a kid, I was never bullied, nor a bully. I saw it going on, but didn't do anything to stop it.

Comment Re:Was this article all a mistake? (Score 1) 688

I agree with your comment. Right tool for the job and all that.

This always makes me laugh though:

And trust me you are not the only person on this site that applies a religious devotion to the tools they swear are the penultimate language development tool or operating system ever invented.

penultimate means 'next to last'. I always get a chuckle when people use it to mean something like 'super ultimate'.

Comment Re:Wow.... (Score 1) 1173

Especially with 18 wheelers, where, right or wrong, if I get in an accident with them, I lose bigtime


Reminds me of what my dad used to say to me: Better to be let them "win" and be alive than you "win" but be dead.

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