Kahomono - Still Lucky After All These Years

Random musings on whatever catches my attention that day

David F

Good Fake / Bad Fake

Fake has its place. Sometimes the real is not appropriate or not attainable. Sometimes it's not even preferable. Good fakes are well-executed, with attention to detail. Bad fakes are sloppy and easier to spot if you have any knowledge of the original, whatsoever. Another take…

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Separation

Sometimes you have to separate the corporate or legal entity from the people who have the duty to carry out its imperatives. The laws in your city or state┬ámay be just and fair but perhaps the police act with bias and corruption. Or the other…

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David F

Nostalgic for Greyhound?

When the airlines makes us fondly remember traveling by bus, they are doing something wrong, right? Or maybe not. Maybe the fat profits are in making us miserable enough on standard flights that we start buying all those upgrades that cost them nothing. Like, boarding…

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David F

Merriam-Webster Shade

The Merriam-Webster dictionary is getting to be one of the more pungent tongue-in-cheek Twitter accounts (although it's still no Wendy's). So far, it has taken 11 occasions to correct our Pumpkin-in-Chief on his misuse or misspelling. Here's an example, from┬álast August, after the big ol'…

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