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john Free

Retired computer s/w repair; fixed some h/w too, but s/w was usually cleaner & easier. Motto: In s/w you can write what you need & copies are cheap; in h/w you often have to buy it.

Recent Comments

  1. 6 months ago on The Born Loser

    Or that name for the hindermost part of a donkey.

  2. 6 months ago on B.C.

    you’re (contraction of “you are”.

  3. 6 months ago on For Better or For Worse

    Please see my post above, the one about the difference between paying forward and paying back.

  4. 6 months ago on For Better or For Worse

    Many responsible parents will vehemently eschew being paid back, having adamantly devoted their own lives to paying forward.

  5. 6 months ago on For Better or For Worse

    A truly desperate person (I mean Ellie) may (unknowingly) resort to self-deceit.

  6. 6 months ago on For Better or For Worse

    You have (inadvertently, I hope) omitted a possibly critical modifier: I hope you meant “Research has showed that when old people are moved from their familiar home, their condition actually deteriorates more rapidly.”

  7. 6 months ago on Andy Capp

    I had a sloe gin once. All I can say about it is that it was sweet and that I strongly dislike sweet alcoholic drinks; mercy has expunged the balance of the memory. I am not even certain whether I had a second sip, but I doubt it.

  8. 6 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    Do you mean gasoline or rectal?

  9. 6 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    You have never considered using either less coffee or more water?

  10. 6 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    May I add that their overpriced coffee often tastes somewhere between mediocre and horrible? But often the baristas are cute and at least courteous.