In passing

by Charles Miller on April 29, 2004

Lung cancer? I wanted heart disease. – man in the street complaining about the warning label on his cigarette packet.

And my mother, on how Microsoft may yet help her with her overly complicated life:

I need a Powerpoint life.
I need to condense my life into a series of dot-points.
I need to dream in dot-points.


  • Lonita is going to see the Pixies.
  • jwz is going to see the Pixies.
  • Even Wil Anderson is getting to fly over to the States to watch a gig.
  • You are ALL BASTARDS!


    I always thought “Palm Pilot” made a better euphemism than a product name:

    Well, he's OK, but he's a bit of a palm pilot...

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