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Posts from January 2010

"[H]ere is the Carleton secret formula for super-fast toboggans"

"I'm a meteorologist working for the National Weather Service, and plastic_animals is correct about our primary mission. "

"Mrs. S... Your child described reproduction to another child today and used the words 'penis' and 'vagina'..."
"Ok. What's the problem?"

"I'm an architect and I can maybe offer a couple of data points regarding porches with respect to current design trends."

"[T]en years later, I am an editor of The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Definitive Edition, and co-author, with Feynman and Leighton, of "Feynman's Tips on Physics..."

What can an unskilled untrained person do to help in Haiti?

A MeTa thread for discussing a memorial for Brad Graham.

Missing askme comments from Jan. 8? We had some maintenance problems last night, see metatalk for details.


"Bring to our attention that which we may have glossed over" a MeTa thread for our favorite comments of last year.

"Gallagher... [is] on my cell phone favorites, right below my parents."

"Man, I love it when I get a chance to trot out my 'the G-Spot as a historical construction' speech."

"I'm a federal employment lawyer. Let me explain exactly how [Blackwater being cleared of guilt] happened."

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