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Overheard Dombo Top 3
• Remco: You measure the sexual excitement of men with The Top 3 of Nothing In Particular:a ruler and of women using conductivity.
_______________________________________ (3) Worst spelling of a Dombo editor's name: Gerhart
A Viagra by any other name Kleiwygt
(2) Text on T-shirt: "At the cellular level, I'm really very
In pharmacology, all drugs have a generic name: Tylenol busy."is acetaminophen, Aleve is naproxen, Amoxil is (1) Joke: the Washington sniper returns home after a amoxicillin, Advil is Ibuprofen, and so on.
looooong day of work. Asks his wife, 'How was your day,
The US Federal Drug Administration has been hon' ?' Replies the sniper, 'I missed you !'
looking for a generic name for Viagra, and announced that it has settled on Mycoxafailin. Also considered were
Mycoxaflopin, Mydixadrupin, Mydixarizin, Mydixadud, and Alimpdixafixit. And of course, Ibepokin.
Misunderstood song lyrics, part MCMLXVIII: anonymous
_______________________________________ - Bananarama - "I'm your penis, I'm your fire, your desire"
turns out to be : "I'm your Venus".
I can't believe people are so sceptical in this forum.
I met Lassie (1)
Speaking of string, this really happened. I swear it's a true story:
GK was almost run off his socks by Harvey Keitel at JFK
A piece of string goes into a bar and orders a drink. Airport. Or rather, by the electric cart that transported Mr
The bartender says, "We don't serve string in here." The Keitel. (In fact, GK was so taken aback by the familiarity string walks out, dejected. Then he has an idea. First he of Mr Keitel's face that he almost greeted him.)ties himself into a bow and ruffles the top of his head, _______________________________________leaving stray bits of string waving about. He walks back
I met Lassie (2)
into the bar and orders another drink. The bartender asks, "Hey. aren't you that string I just kicked out of here." With a shake of his head the strong replies, "No, I'm a GK visited New Zealand in 1986 and spent some time in a frayed knot."
little town called Pukerua Bay. Years later he saw a quasi-
_______________________________________ auto-documentary of Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings),
CCP4 complaint (1)
who turns out to have grown up and gone to school in. Pukerua Bay. He may well have lived there even while the G-man was visiting !
CCP4 complaint (2)
I would like to strenuously complain about the dangerous programming practices used by the CCP4 team. CCP4 has long had a history of producing fatal errors, but in the Dear Dr. Rage,past the victims have been adult crystallographers taking informed risks. It is quite another matter when our youth Further to my complaints about reckless driving by those are mown down in their prime. Imagine my horror when I bloody commie programmers at CCCP4, I now find that received this message :
there was another victim of the bus crash, who was apparently injured and thrown into a nearby lake, judging
#CCP4I TERMINATION STATUS 0 "Child killed: bus error" Stop. Floating invalid. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2003 Miss Iraq Election Special Jones TA [AU]
the averaging box and the release used the optical lithographies and the treatment of the templates, which are diagrams and reflection the modem."
Of course, we all know T. Alwyn Jones as the author of • Doing the same, but via French, we find: "The PRAISE
many papers describing protein structures or methods to is a software package which can be employed to make the
determine such structures more easily or better or faster. average, solvent-flattening, and handling of the masks, the
However, a PubMed search for "Jones TA [AU]" reveals diagrams and the modem of the reflexion."
that his accomplishments cover many more fields of • Via Italian: "The RAVE is a package of the programs that
science (some of which seem to be related to sheep.). A can be used for having means, the dissolvent-spianatura and
the manipulation of the templates, the programs and the insiemi of the reflection data."
• Jones TA, Look A, Guise HJ, Lomas MJ. Head height • Via Japanese: "The range is influenced the ability namely
requirements, and assessing stocking density, for sheep in the side of the repayment which it has in regard to
transit. Vet Rec. 2002 Jan 12;150(2):49-50.
confusion, the reflection which is processing of the data set
• Hunter EJ, Jones TA, Guise HJ, Penny RH, Hoste S. of the mask namely the map it meaning that that does the
The relationship between tail biting in pigs, docking thing of the software package because of possibility, that
procedure and other management practices. Vet J. 2001 that is, is evenly used."
• Via Korean: "To for one average the fact where criticizing
• Moore JD, Saywell RM, Thakker N, Jones TA. An it means one the criticism which is a production a thing
nurse which will go and a solution force RAVE and a possibility
recommendations from an after-hours call center. Am J and a software packing, a map and a reflection data set will
• Lewis BJ, Tume P, Bennett LG, Pierre M, Green AR, • Via Spanish we get the fastest converging (but still poor)
Cousins T, Hoffarth BE, Jones TA, Brisson JR. Cosmic result: "The DELIRIUM is a software package that can be
radiation exposure on Canadian-based commercial airline used to do an average, reliable-flattening, and manipulation
routes. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 1999;86(1):7-24.
of masks, maps and modems of the reflection."
• Jones TA, Nelson RC. Recovery of vestibular function • Via Portuguese we get the most reasonable (almost
following hair cell destruction by streptomycin. Hear Res. comprehensible) result: "The RAVE is a software package
that can external part be used calculating the average,
• Jones TA, Stell PM. The preservation of shoulder solvent-being uniform, and the manipulation of the masks,
function after radical neck dissection. Clin Otolaryngol. the maps and the series of the data of the reflection."
Conclusion: don't use automatic translation software
• Smith DC, Jones TA, Coye JL. State mental health to read manuals !
institutions in the next decade: illusions and reality. Hosp
By the way, if we take the first paragraph of this
Community Psychiatry. 1977 Aug;28(8):593-7.
_______________________________________ piece ("Babelizer is. still performs") and go through
Japanese, the result is: "In regard to the order to the next another language correction the English sentence of the small mac program is taken lovelily one as the Babelizer
Babelizer is a cute little Mac program that takes an which is used for the translation server of the altavista. To English sentence, and then uses one of AltaVista's already namely it does not change to other language to the translation servers to convert it into a different language. It English that of the English sentence, to that that it will subsequently translate it back to English, and then continues the next that, translates. Is thing show the result, back into the other language, until the English sentence imperfectly, how the automatic translation software quiet?" doesn't change anymore. The results demonstrate how We could not have phrased it better ourselves !poorly automatic translation software still performs.
We fed it the following sentence: "RAVE is a
Top 8 on Swedish TV
software package that can be used for averaging, solvent-flattening, and manipulation of masks, maps and reflection data sets."
The top 8 (fairly) funny TV programs to watch when you
Translating it into German gives: "RAVE ist ein have little time and only Swedish channels 1, 2 and 4:
Softwarepaket, das für die Mittelwertbildung verwendet werden kann und Lösungsmittel-flachdrücken, und (8) Michael Moores USA [=The awful truth] (FRI; SVT2)Handhabung der Schablonen, der Diagramme und der (7) Bokcirkeln som slutade läsa [=The book group] (TUE; Reflexion Modems." Translating this back into English SVT1)gives: "RAVE is a software package, that for the (6) Vita tänder (SAT; SVT2)averaging to be used can and solvent photolithographies, (5) Värsta språket (TUE; SVT2; repeated SAT and SUN)and handling of the templates, the diagrams and reflection (4) Parlamentet (SUN; TV4; repeated THU)modem."
(3) Six feet under (SUN; SVT2; repeated SAT)
Once the process has converged, the English (2) Hipp hipp! (THU; SVT2; repeated SAT and MON)
sentence is: "RAVE is a software package, which, so that (1) Coupling (FRI; SVT2)
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