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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. 12 days ago on The Born Loser

    Or that name for the hindermost part of a donkey.

  2. 12 days ago on B.C.

    you’re (contraction of “you are”.

  3. 12 days ago on For Better or For Worse

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

  4. 12 days 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. 12 days ago on For Better or For Worse

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

  6. 12 days 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. 12 days 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. 13 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    Do you mean gasoline or rectal?

  9. 13 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

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

  10. 13 days 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.