5x12 pentomino tiling
«

Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

»
30/01/11

So, while bored waiting for the man flu to go away I've been reading the instructions on these Strepsils Extra. They claim that the dose is one "every three hours as required" but goes on to say "Do not take more than 12 lozenges in any 24 hour period". Huh?  read more ...

25/01/11

Of a what? Well, before you continue to read this posting I'd like you to pause and ask yourself how you spell the D word which is coming next ...  read more ...

14/01/11

I found a Slate article mentioned by robhague today on Twitter rather reassuring. Although I don't really share the author's anger over the habit of many people of putting two spaces are a full stop ...  read more ...

10/01/11

A brief discussion on Twitter with robhague reminds me it really is time I ranted briefly about the use of "author" as a verb. ...  read more ...

09/09/10

I worry about words and how people use them and over the last few days I seem to be seeing examples of wording which have made me think "as opposed to the other sort?".  read more ...

13/07/10

Today's Word of the Day is "minify" which is, to my surprise, a real word - in American English at least - not one made up by programmers. In general terms it means to make small or smaller but in computer terms it has a more specific meaning: to reduce the size of source to make it load, parse and execute faster.  read more ...

29/03/10

I was asked by Acer to fill in an online survey about my netbook. It all went fine until I got to this question:  read more ...

28/12/09

As the year draws to a close Beth's been working on her web pages here and that got me looking at mine. ...  read more ...

09/12/08

Sitting on the loo yesterday reading the small ads in the last Private Eye I spotted this in the "Eye to Eye" section:  read more ...

29/11/08

We popped into Tesco today after lunch to get some tissues (my nose is running like a tap at the moment) and some biscuits...  read more ...

«
You can follow these posts on Twitter at @Wibblings
»
I am currently reading:

Man of Iron by Julian Glover Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves

(?)
Word of the Day:
sendal