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January 20, 2010

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Happy humpday evening all. Hope everyone is recovering well from their ball dangover from last night's mass dippin'.

Pants on the Ground!!
The first hit to come out of American Idol Season 9. And the reason you should always wear belts. And of course there are already covers of Pants on the Ground.


Dungeons and Dragons: Still Influential After 35 Years
And who knew that Vin Diesel and Kurt Schilling were D&D players.

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The Power of Plain English
Here's some advice from a speech on writing good English by William Zinssler of the Columbia School of Journalism. It was meant for foreign students but it still applies just as much to native speakers. A lot of it involves unlearning what you learned in school.

Repeat after me:
Short is better than long.
Simple is good. (Louder)
Long Latin nouns are the enemy.
Anglo-Saxon active verbs are your best friend.
One thought per sentence.

Pithy and true. (via Winds of Change.NET)

Eight Celebrity Exes Who Make Yours Look Normal

The Hottest Babes of Luge
I didn't even know there was women's luge much less hot luge babes.

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McDonald's Now Offering Free Wi-Fi
And it's good thing too or else I wouldn't have been able to post the ONT until midnight this week.

And don't forget about the Yahoo AoSHQ group. Instructions on how to join are here.

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