Previous “Lists” posts

An Incomplete List of Untrustworthy Adults

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Jerry Rubin famously told us “Don’t trust anyone over thirty.” Lesser-known 60’s radical James Simon Kunen wrote “I agree in principle, but I think they ought to drop the zero”. While amusing, both sentiments are perhaps overly broad. As such, I’ve started keeping my own more specific list. Join me as I share my intolerance!

An Incomplete List of Untrustworthy Adults

  • Adults who wear Crocs in public

  • Adults who return from a Caribbean vacation with their hair in braids

  • Dick Cheney

  • Adults who lick their fingers to turn a page in a book or newspaper

  • Adults who drink Mountain Dew

Two Short Lists About Characters

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Characters Which Don’t Deserve to Be on My First-Level Keyboard:

  • ` (Backtick/grave)

  • \ (Backslash)

  • ; (Semi-colon)

Characters It Would Be More Useful to Have on My Keyboard, as I Refer to Them in Conversation More Frequently Than I Ever Need to Type Any of the Previous List of Characters:

Update: After a few minutes of photo editing, I present my personally more useful keyboard:

A More Useful Keyboard
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An Incomplete List of Words That Sound Like Ethnicities, But Aren’t

Monday, April 19th, 2010
  • Bazillion

  • Clench

  • Manganese

  • Cherub

  • Squeamish