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Frank's Diary Index

by Frank Schnittger Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 10:02:47 AM EST

The 310 stories I have posted on the European Tribune since Wed Nov 28th. 2007 are grouped somewhat arbitrarily under the 12 headings below with the latest listed first.

1. Human Rights (27)
2. Energy, Climate Change, Transport and the Environment (14)
3. Irish Economy (30)
4. Irish Politics (49)
5. Irish European Referenda and Elections (43)
6. The EU and the Eurozone (35)
7. US Politics (57)
8. Global economics, politics, foreign policy and war. (15)
9. Sport (8)
10. Personal Topics (17)
11. The European Tribune, Blogging and the Internet (11)
12. Just having a laugh (5)

Stories are listed only once even though many could have been listed under several headings. For direct access to a story please click on the titles in blue below.


1. Human Rights (27)

Gaza Fri Jul 25th, 2014
Judging Gays Thu Jan 16th, 2014
Nelson Mandela RIP Fri Dec 6th, 2013
Ireland passes abortion law with huge majority, Fri Jul 12th, 2013
Catholic Bishops fighting losing battle in Ireland Mon Jun 17th, 2013
Abortion in Ireland Wed Dec 19th, 2012
Would an abortion have saved Savita Halappanavar? Tue Nov 20th, 2012
What right to life? Thu Nov 15th, 2012
Strange Fruit Sat Feb 4th, 2012
Liberalism or anti-Catholic Bigotry? Tue Nov 8th, 2011
Privileged Conversations Mon Jul 25th, 2011
Vatican 'entirely unhelpful' in applying child safety Wed Jul 13th, 2011
Kader Asmal RIP Fri Jun 24th, 2011
The Island Fri May 21st, 2010
It's ok not to report crimes if you're a priest Mon Mar 15th, 2010
Green Isle Hunger Strike resolved (Updated) Thu Mar 4th, 2010
Week 3: Third hunger striker to be deported Wed Mar 3rd, 2010
Protest march in support of Green Isle hunger strikers Mon Mar 1st, 2010
Week 2 of Hunger Strike Wed Feb 24th, 2010
Irish engineer on hunger strike in support of dismissed colleagues Sun Feb 21st, 2010
OQD: No bishop will go to prison... Fri Nov 27th, 2009
Guantánamo inmates resettled in Ireland Mon Nov 2nd, 2009
LTE on institutionalised child abuse in Ireland (Update) Sat May 23rd, 2009
LQD: When marriage between gays was by rite Mon Apr 21st, 2008
The Caging of America Thu Apr 17th, 2008
Should Hard Drugs be decriminalised for all now? Sun Jan 6th, 2008
Religion and Science, God and Society. Fri Jan 4th, 2008

2. Energy, Climate Change, Transport and the Environment (14)

Ryanair Reborn? - now with Poll at no extra charge Fri Oct 25th, 2013
The New Silk Road Wed Jul 24th, 2013
LQD: Ireland to become lead wind energy exporting country? Fri Jun 24th, 2011
Global warming, European cooling? [Updated!] Wed Dec 8th, 2010
LQD: Renewable Energy in Ireland Thu Mar 4th, 2010  
LQD: Energy policy for slow learners Wed Feb 3rd, 2010
Popularising Climate Change [Updated] Wed Dec 2nd, 2009
Obama's Coming! Wed Nov 25th, 2009
It's a NO to Copenhagen (Amended) Sun Nov 15th, 2009
Carbon and tax neutrality Sat Nov 14th, 2009
Copenhagen Climate Change Summit and sustainable living Tue Oct 20th, 2009
Climate Change, Energy and Environment in the Lisbon Treaty Wed Sep 30th, 2009
European Tribune Sponsors Wind Turbine [Update with Poll] Tue Nov 11th, 2008
Ryanair warms global argumentation Sat Jul 19th, 2008

3. Irish Economy (30)

Celtic Phoenix or Celtic Tiger revisited? Sat Sep 20th, 2014
Transformation of an economy Fri Dec 27th, 2013
Bailing out the austerity hawks Thu Dec 5th, 2013
Irish Budget abolishes corporate tax avoidance schemes Tue Oct 15th, 2013
Dying for a mistake Wed Aug 14th, 2013
What price, Irish recovery? Fri May 31st, 2013
Ireland restructures Anglo-Irish Debt Thu Feb 7th, 2013
Light at the end of the tunnel? Sat Jul 23rd, 2011
LTE on the economics of complacency published Wed Jun 1st, 2011
Ireland to Borrow from US Fed Instead? Sat Apr 9th, 2011
Corporate Taxation in Ireland Thu Feb 10th, 2011
From Donegal to Default Sun Nov 28th, 2010
Draft LTE: Bailing out Banks against the Constitution? Wed Nov 24th, 2010
Beggars can't be choosers Sat Nov 20th, 2010
Germany running Ireland? Thu Nov 11th, 2010
LQD - Ireland on the verge of Default? Tue May 25th, 2010
Day of reckoning for Ireland Wed Mar 31st, 2010
LQD: Why God made Economists Fri Nov 13th, 2009
LQD: Stiglitz lambastes baNama republic Thu Oct 15th, 2009
"We need a revolution" Mon Oct 12th, 2009
Breaking: Irish Government to overpay banks by €7 Billion Wed Sep 16th, 2009
Banks holding Ireland to Ransom? Mon Sep 7th, 2009
LQD: Support for Lisbon narrows... Thu Sep 3rd, 2009
What price to pay for distressed assets? Wed Aug 26th, 2009
Is Nama Madoff or Obama? [Updated] Tue Jul 7th, 2009
Ireland Implodes Fri Feb 13th, 2009
Ireland's Zombie Economy Wed Jan 14th, 2009
State Capitalism and its consequences Sat Oct 4th, 2008
LQD: Put your money into Irish Banks [Updated] Thu Oct 2nd, 2008
Ireland in free fall: When Recession becomes Depression Tue Jul 15th, 2008

4. Irish Politics (50)

Letter to my local Member of Parliament Tue Jun 17th, 2014
Government attempt to abolish Irish Senate defeated Sun Oct 6th, 2013
Ireland took one for the team? Thu Feb 21st, 2013
Re-thinking Ireland's strategic relationship with Britain Fri Jul 13th, 2012
The Manufacturing of Consent Tue Jun 5th, 2012
Bertie Ahern was lying Fri Mar 23rd, 2012
Counter Reformation? Tue Feb 21st, 2012
Liberalism or anti-Catholic Bigotry? [Updated] Tue Nov 8th, 2011
Irish Presidential Election Result (Updated) Sat Oct 29th, 2011
The protestantisation of Ireland? Fri Oct 21st, 2011
Ireland a Trojan horse for the USA within the EU? Fri Oct 7th, 2011
A record 7 candidates for Irish Presidency Thu Sep 29th, 2011
Presidential candidate condones pederasty? Sun Jul 31st, 2011
Ireland to take on the ECB? Wed Jun 15th, 2011
Death of Garret Fitzgerald Thu May 19th, 2011
In Praise of Politics Tue Mar 8th, 2011
Irish General Election Results (Updated) Mon Feb 28th, 2011
Irish General Election Endgame - who wins? Fri Feb 25th, 2011
An infrastructure of dissent Sat Feb 19th, 2011
Merkel and Barroso promote compliant Irish Government (Updated) Wed Feb 16th, 2011
We aren't where we think we are (revised 6/2/11) Sun Feb 6th, 2011
The Irish General Election (Update 2)Wed Feb 2nd, 2011
Renegotiation or Default Fri Jan 28th, 2011
Cowengate (Update 3) Mon Jan 24th, 2011
A Gay President for Ireland? Mon Jan 10th, 2011
My New Years Wish List for Ireland Fri Dec 31st, 2010
Live Blogging the Irish Budget Tue Dec 7th, 2010
Schlock, Horror: Fine Gael may not lead next Government! Sun Dec 5th, 2010
Ruling Party Melt-down and the End of the EU project in Ireland Fri Dec 3rd, 2010
The Immorality of Ireland Fri Sep 24th, 2010
The Irish Disease Thu Jun 10th, 2010
A Day at the Dail Sun Apr 4th, 2010
Brian Lenihan has cancer Wed Jan 6th, 2010
Corrupting Justice: Ireland's EU Commissioner Tue Nov 17th, 2009
Draft LTE: Community Development by State Dictat Mon Nov 9th, 2009
The Power of Ideology Thu Sep 17th, 2009
LQD: Irish Government to fall over Nama? Thu Sep 3rd, 2009
NI Minister for Culture has no interest in Irish culture, language or sport Fri Jul 10th, 2009
The politics of distraction Thu Apr 30th, 2009
The Scandal of Irish Health Care Wed Feb 25th, 2009
LTE: National Recovery Plan Fri Jan 23rd, 2009
Toxic politics Thu Dec 11th, 2008
A Modest Proposal Fri Nov 14th, 2008
The Chickens come home to roost... Wed Oct 22nd, 2008
New Social Partnership Deal agreed in Ireland Wed Sep 17th, 2008
Ireland is at Peace Thu May 1st, 2008
Bertie Ahern to resign Wed Apr 2nd, 2008
Interview with Dick Roche: Irish Minister for European Affairs Mon Jan 21st, 2008
Meeting with Dick Roche, Minister for European Affairs in the Irish Government Wed Dec 26th, 2007

5. Irish European Referenda and Elections (43)

The balance of anger and fear Thu May 17th, 2012
Irish European stability treaty referendum vote in the balance Fri Apr 20th, 2012
The best laid plans on mice and men... Tue Feb 28th, 2012
Updated: Countdown to Lisbon Referendum Thu Oct 1st, 2009
A masterpiece of propaganda Fri Sep 18th, 2009
Updated: Declan Ganley to return Mon Sep 14th, 2009
Updated: The Consequences of Rejection Fri Aug 21st, 2009
Lisbon will kill babies Tue Jul 14th, 2009
When anti-Lisbon becomes anti-EU Sat Jul 11th, 2009
L2O2: Lisbon 2 set for October 2nd. Thu Jul 9th, 2009
LTE: Together or not on Lisbon? Thu Jul 2nd, 2009
Libertas R.I.P., but who called the tune? Tue Jun 30th, 2009
LTE: Changing hearts and minds Thu Jun 25th, 2009
Ireland European Election results unspun [Updated] Tue Jun 9th, 2009
When not voting doesn't mean NO. Thu Jun 4th, 2009
Sectarianism reigns supreme in Northern Ireland? Thu Jun 4th, 2009
A historic realignment? Sat May 30th, 2009
Data, Data, Data! Sat May 16th, 2009
Roche lambastes Krugman, Klaus and Ganley. Thu May 21st, 2009
Planning an Interview with Dick Roche Thu May 14th, 2009
Interview with Raymond O'Malley, Libertas candidate for the Ireland East Constituency Sat May 9th, 2009
Libertas bubble bursts? Thu Apr 30th, 2009
What difference will the EP Elections make for you? Thu Mar 26th, 2009
Ganley 'puppet of US military' Wed Mar 25th, 2009
Ireland favours Lisbon by 60 to 40% margin now Mon Feb 16th, 2009
My Last Diary on Lisbon Mon Dec 29th, 2008
Where is your outrage? Tue Dec 23rd, 2008
LTE on Lisbon Package published [Update 2] Mon Dec 15th, 2008
Making a new case for Lisbon [Update] Thu Nov 27th, 2008
A Second Lisbon Vote to be announced shortly? Wed Nov 19th, 2008
The unknown unknowns of the Irish Lisbon Referendum [Updated] Wed Sep 17th, 2008
From NO to maybe on Lisbon Thu Aug 28th, 2008
What No really means for Ireland Tue Aug 19th, 2008
President Sarkozy puts his foot in it Mon Jul 21st, 2008
A Tale of two letters Wed Jul 9th, 2008
Just having a bad day Fri Jun 20th, 2008
Why Ireland Voted No. Wed Jun 18th, 2008
Early voting brisk in the Irish Referendum on the Lisbon Treaty Fri Jun 13th, 2008
The Lisbon Treaty Referendum in Ireland Thu Jun 5th, 2008
LTE - The Irish Times - REFERENDUM ON LISBON TREATY Mon Mar 31st, 2008
On Liberty and Libertas - Can I be a "Think Tank" too? Wed Feb 20th, 2008
LQD: Le Pen upsets the Irish apple cart Fri Jan 18th, 2008
Will Ireland Reject the EU Reform Treaty? Tue Dec 18th, 2007

6. The EU and the Eurozone (35)

Explaining the EU to outsiders Mon Sep 29th, 2014
Why Scotland may now vote YES to independence Thu Sep 11th, 2014
Russia EU Rapprochement: Cui Bono? Thu Aug 7th, 2014
An Irish perspective on Scottish Independence Thu Jul 31st, 2014
Time for Europe to get real Sat Jul 26th, 2014
Setting the stage for British withdrawal Wed Jul 16th, 2014
Juncker: A triumph for European Democracy? Mon Jun 30th, 2014
The EU Stupid Expands Thu Sep 12th, 2013
German Elections Open Thread Thu Aug 15th, 2013
The Politics of Competitive Austerity and Class War Wed Apr 3rd, 2013
Cyprus: A Germanic Morality Tale Wed Mar 20th, 2013
Nobel Peace Prize for the EU Mon Dec 10th, 2012
Message to Europe: Ireland was never bailed out Wed Oct 10th, 2012
A new treaty for the Eurozone? Wed Sep 14th, 2011
How the Euro Crisis was resolved Mon May 30th, 2011
The End of the European Dream Mon May 9th, 2011
France's Dirty Little Secret Fri Mar 25th, 2011
McCreevy joins Ryanair board Fri May 28th, 2010
Progressing Eurozone development Thu Feb 18th, 2010
Will PIIGS Fly? Fri Feb 5th, 2010
Should Ireland leave the Eurozone? Wed Jan 13th, 2010
Does Mary Robinson want to be President of the EU Council? Wed Oct 28th, 2009
Mary Robinson for President of the European Council Thu Oct 22nd, 2009
"Appointing Blair would be a hostile act" - Hague Thu Oct 22nd, 2009
A Sustainable Food Industry for Europe (Now with poll!) Mon Jun 22nd, 2009
Blogging the European Elections and the next Commission Fri Jun 19th, 2009
What can your country do for the EU? Fri Feb 27th, 2009
Why NATO is a thing of the Past Thu Feb 26th, 2009
Happy Birthday Dear Euro [Update] Fri Dec 19th, 2008
Countdown to €/£ parity Fri Dec 12th, 2008
Where is the EU? Wed Oct 8th, 2008
Why Blair might make a good President of the EU Council... Tue Feb 12th, 2008
Our European Identity Fri Dec 14th, 2007
Is there such a thing as a European identity? Tue Dec 11th, 2007

7. US Politics (57)

A European perspective on Booman Sat Sep 27th, 2014
The Gender Backed Dollar Tue Jul 30th, 2013
The Trillion $ Coin Sat Jan 12th, 2013
Turning the "Fiscal Cliff" to our advantage Tue Nov 13th, 2012
Democrats have lessons to learn too [Updated] Wed Nov 7th, 2012
SUN Voters to give victory to Obama? Mon Nov 5th, 2012
Nate Silver is wrong on the electoral effect of Sandy Wed Oct 31st, 2012
The Romney Zombie Apocalypse Tue Oct 30th, 2012
The Republican war against women Thu Oct 25th, 2012
A European perpective on the last US presidential debate Tue Oct 23rd
LQD: Poll shows vast majority back Obama Mon Oct 22nd, 2012
October Surprise: War or peace with Iran? Mon Oct 22nd, 2012
My PLAN Thu Oct 4th, 2012
Why President Obama should compete in Arizona Thu Sep 27th, 2012
LLQD: Romney the abortion profiteer and death squad supporter Tue Aug 14th, 2012
Rmoney and Ryawn: Bain & Pain Inc. Mon Aug 13th, 2012
Obama wins GOP Primaries (to date) Thu Feb 9th, 2012
The Political Paradox of US conservatism Tue Jan 3rd, 2012
LQD: Gays blamed for Srebrenica Massacre Fri Mar 19th, 2010
Democrats lost because they aren't liberal enough Thu Jan 21st, 2010
Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize Fri Oct 9th, 2009
A market solution for market failure? Sun Mar 22nd, 2009
Obama Watch Thu Jan 22nd, 2009
"To choose our better history" Wed Jan 21st, 2009
The Messiah? Mon Dec 22nd, 2008
Georgia on my mind...[Updated] Wed Dec 3rd, 2008
Stimulating whose economy? Fri Nov 28th, 2008
Change you can enjoy: Republicans Dogged by Obama Mutt Mon Nov 10th, 2008
Obama as World Leader Fri Nov 7th, 2008
Epilogue: So How did the US Polls do? Thu Nov 6th, 2008
US Election Predictions and Results [Updated] Wed Nov 5th, 2008
LTE - Using polls to further your narrative Sat Oct 25th, 2008
The Blow-out returns, and bigger than ever before Thu Oct 23rd, 2008
The Powell Endorsement Mon Oct 20th, 2008
Obama wins final debate...yawn Thu Oct 16th, 2008
The Blow-out continues... Tue Oct 14th, 2008
Obama wins round 2 Wed Oct 8th, 2008
When the going gets tough.... Tue Oct 7th, 2008
Biden wins VP debate Fri Oct 3rd, 2008
The Blow-out begins? Wed Oct 1st, 2008
Let them eat cake Sat Sep 27th, 2008
Obama wins the first debate [Update] Sat Sep 27th, 2008
The Palineolithic Age or are we to see some real leadership? Thu Sep 18th, 2008
Sarah Palin and the Neo-Con dream Sat Aug 30th, 2008
Anti-Americans should stop masquerading as anti-war [SECOND UPDATE] Tue Aug 19th, 2008
Wikipedia rules the waves or is it a neo-con conspiracy? Thu Aug 14th, 2008
What is America good for? Tue Aug 12th, 2008
Obama's election to lose? (US Election Part 8) Thu Aug 7th, 2008
So when will Barry O'Bama visit the auld sod? Wed Jul 16th, 2008
Can the Democrats re-unite? Who is really going to win the US Election (Part 7) Wed Mar 26th, 2008
Karl Rove and the Republican Revolution: Who is really going to win the Presidency (Part 6) Sun Feb 3rd, 2008
Super Tuesday looms: Who is really going to win the Presidency? (Part 5) Wed Jan 30th, 2008
Romney wins in Michigan: Who is really going to win the Presidency? (Part 4) Wed Jan 16th, 2008
Polling disasters: Who is really going to win the US election (Part 3) Wed Jan 9th, 2008
Obama and Huckabee win Iowa: (Who is really going to win the US Election? Part 2) Fri Jan 4th, 2008
Who is really going to win the US Election? Sat Dec 29th, 2007
Two possible American futures: A European response Mon Dec 3rd, 2007

8. Global economics, politics, foreign policy and war. (15)

Merkel, Putin & Obama: The changing balance of power Wed Aug 6th, 2014
Kruganomics 101 Tue Apr 30th, 2013
The Intellectual Foundations of Austerity destroyed Fri Apr 26th, 2013
Samantha Power, the Monster, and the Libyan Intervention Thu Mar 31st, 2011
The US EU relationship is not working Thu Jul 15th, 2010
The Politics of Hope and Change Wed May 12th, 2010
The State of the World Fri Nov 13th, 2009
What, no Jerome? Wed Oct 22nd, 2008
The Looting of America Mon Sep 29th, 2008
LQD: Anglo disease goes mainstream Fri Jul 11th, 2008
LQD: The chicken little runs again.... (# 2) Tue May 6th, 2008
LQD: So who's the chicken little? Mon May 5th, 2008
Handouts for the rich, good. Handouts for the poor, irresponsible. Thu Mar 20th, 2008
Charlie Wilson's Democrat War (the one that didn't lead on to 9/11) Tue Jan 15th, 2008
Israel/Palestine: One state or two? Fri Jan 11th, 2008

9. Sport (8)

Unions 1, Plutocrats 0 Thu Dec 5th, 2013
Of Monsters and Men Mon Dec 17th, 2012
The fields of Athenry Sat Jun 16th, 2012
In Homage to the Naas 7th. Brigade... Sun Jun 13th, 2010
Le Crunch Fri Feb 12th, 2010
Thierry thieves it... (enhanced) Thu Nov 19th, 2009
Ireland's Grand Slam? Update: Ireland 17 Wales 15 Sat Mar 21st, 2009
My (in)glorious rugby career - and some reflections on the 6 Nations Championship Thu Jan 31st, 2008

10. Personal Topics (17)

May we never have to say goodbye Mon Aug 5th, 2013
Corporate Censorship Wed Jul 24th, 2013
White hole Fri Mar 30th, 2012
A Motorway to Nowhere Thu Jul 14th, 2011
Reflections on violence and crime in South africa Tue Nov 2nd, 2010
Lake of Stars Fri Oct 29th, 2010
My Bloody Sunday 1972 Tue Jun 15th, 2010
Driving a dual carriageway through my home Wed Apr 21st, 2010
Springtime in Wicklow (Part 2 - updated) Wed Apr 14th, 2010
Springtime in Wicklow Sat Mar 27th, 2010
Happy Christmas Blog Thu Dec 24th, 2009
Heroes Sat Sep 26th, 2009
Hill Of Howth Fri Mar 6th, 2009
Getting Cranky with The Times Mon Sep 1st, 2008
The Negotiation Process Sat Mar 22nd, 2008
Bereavement Sat Mar 1st, 2008
On going on Holiday Mon Jan 28th, 2008

11. The European Tribune, Blogging and the Internet (11)

Irishtimes.com: The Perils of redesigning your website Thu Mar 21st, 2013
Paid Content Sat Jul 3rd, 2010
Why I am here Sat Apr 4th, 2009
What does a successful TH!NK ABOUT IT project look like for you? Mon Mar 30th, 2009
Blogging the Brussels Way [Updated] Tue Feb 3rd, 2009
Bringing new users to The European Tribune Sat Aug 30th, 2008
A call to action Thu May 15th, 2008
To ET or not to ET Mon May 12th, 2008
ET's 20 Big Ideas Fri Apr 11th, 2008
What Values does ET Represent? Tue Jan 1st, 2008
OOPS what am I doing here? Wed Nov 28th, 2007

12. Just having a laugh (5)

A Sociological Experiment Tue Aug 20th, 2013
European Union Stress Tests Ireland Fri Apr 1st, 2011
Don't play with nuclear power Tue Jun 23rd, 2009
Breaking news shock: European Parliament Elections Cancelled Wed Apr 1st, 2009
Notorious Polish Delinquent Driver Caught by Irish Police Fri Feb 20th, 2009

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With many thanks to all those who made it fun by adding their comments to the discussion...I've probably recycled your insights more than I can remember.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 10:10:14 AM EST
Great job, Frank.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 11:04:01 AM EST
thanks Frank. If I did it i'd have two topics, Trans and nonsense.

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 12:41:17 PM EST
I had to juggle things around a bit and some diaries don't easily fit into any of the categories - and of course a tagging system would allow a diary to appear under more than one heading.  But the purpose is to make it easier to find a diary and link to it and I wanted to keep things simple.  

Going through the list was an interesting retrospective on what themes have developed and how my thoughts and writing style have evolved.  I suspect that if you went through your back-catalogue you would find a few more interesting themes and sub themes and perhaps also a development of your views on certain topics.

You were, of course, always right at the time you stated those views!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 01:20:50 PM EST
[ Parent ]
Just make it cis and trans.

The brainless should not be in banking -- Willem Buiter
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 04:02:26 PM EST
[ Parent ]
These feckin' scientists always have a wiseacre comment :-)!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 04:29:02 PM EST
[ Parent ]
I once commented to the speaker at a paramedical seminar that TLC, tender loving care, means thin layer chromatography to a biochemist. I suspect he thought just what you wrote above, but didn't say it.

You're clearly a dangerous pinko commie pragmatist.
by Vagulus on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 07:29:11 PM EST
[ Parent ]
I am reminded of an article by Isaac Asimov which started with a joke on how to spot a[n english-speaking] Chemist. I believe there were three tests of which I remember two. The first one is to read unionize aloud. The Chemist will syllabicize it as un-ion-ize rather than union-ize.

The second test is to define mole which to a Chemist is not a blind furry burrowing animal, but Avogadro's number of particles.

The brainless should not be in banking -- Willem Buiter

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Apr 28th, 2010 at 04:12:09 AM EST
[ Parent ]
You forget some people in the trans community talk about the cisgendered as well, so that was not off-topic.

The brainless should not be in banking -- Willem Buiter
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Apr 28th, 2010 at 04:13:04 AM EST
[ Parent ]
Damn that makes my own Diary writing feel Inadiquate

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 03:47:55 PM EST
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 04:35:03 PM EST
[ Parent ]
you're prolific writer i should say. never suspected you penned so much though almost nothing from my part of the world. it seems you spent awfully long time before your MS Word(?). thanks, i've checked some diaries (like on rugby career) and liked them.
by FarEasterner on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 06:56:03 PM EST
A couple of short trips to Malaysia and Thailand don't even constitute that thin layer of knowledge and expertise that it takes to justify me having a rant about something or other far eastern.  However it is an omission I hope to remedy in the next few years...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 07:44:27 PM EST
[ Parent ]
You lie, Frank! I find no trace of your home page here, unless the diary index IS your home page. :-)

Nice job, BTW, and a very good idea. I sometimes want to refer to my own diaries and they are often on the second page of diaries. It is awkward.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Apr 27th, 2010 at 07:10:09 PM EST


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