The ultimate test of a computerized language translator program is its
ability to reverse translate its own translation. The results are often
Years ago, some computer scientists gave their program the job to
translate: "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak."
It translated it into Russian and back again:
"The wine is fine but the meat is spoiled."
WTF does that have to do with woodworking?
Lemme explain. I woke up this morning all full of piss and vinegar to
get cracking on this 3-level bathroom vanity top.
As I left the house, I noticed something of substance peeking out from
my mailbox. I remember thinking to myself: "don't do this, Rob... take a
I did look.
3 hours ago.
Lee Valley 2006 catalogue.
That Robin Lee...I oughtta...
It all comes down to weak flesh.
Hey, I'm between cherry bowls right now, finishing lunch, and my fresh copy
of FWW is sitting on the stack of mail within arm's reach. I'm only
Of course the new LV catalog isn't here yet....
I got my big shiny new LV catalog in the mail yesterday, and I've
managed to put it off this long... But I got my fix from their smaller
catalog of new woodworking stuff, which I enjoyed very much. Can't
wait to dive into the big one, though! I think I might "need" a
Mk.II... Maybe for Christmas...
Through a diabolical combination of the absolute necessity of saving for
upcoming property tax season, a kid still in college, and the exercise of
enormous will power, I have apparently been exorcised from "The List".
Should I go ahead and sue the appraisal district and Dept of Education now,
or wait until the pain and suffering has tripled after Christmas?
On Tue, 18 Oct 2005 16:23:27 -0400, with neither quill nor qualm,
Yes you is, ya bastid. And now, with the Shrub's deflated ducats and
your annual price increases, we can't buy nearly as much "stuff" as
we'd like any more. <sigh> If only I were born rich instead of
ugly... (or something like that.)
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http://www.diversify.com Your Wild & Woody Website Wonk
We're living in a car because the bank has just taken the house, my six
children only get potato and bread sandwiches for their school lunches and
my pregnant wife is holding down three jobs. And NOW, you're telling me that
I'm going to be forced to spend all our Christmas money on new Lee Valley
tools for me.
Hell, Uncle Scrooge has nothing on you.
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