Tuesday, July 05, 2005

A Few Entertaining Links, Sometimes Bookish

  • In the taking political-correctness-a-little-too-far category, is this bit on changing the usage of "brainstorming" to "thought showers" so as not to offend people with "brain disorders" also known as epilepsy. (via Mind Hacks)
  • Completely not book related but I couldn't resist this news article about the Russian astrologer suing NASA for smashing the space probe into the comet and ruining "the natural balance of forces in the universe" along with her horoscope.
  • Language is a Virus, a website sure to keep you busy for hours. (via 43 Folders)