Things That Are Strange

Monday, April 19, 2010
An assortment of things I've noticed recently:
  • The print version of this article had the following headline: "Michelle Obama, all by herself, for world's children." Does that "all by herself" seem a little patronizing to anyone else. It made me expect the next line to be: "Mexican First lady reminds Obama to hold her glass with "two hands.""
I guess the other way to read it is that she is the only one who cares about the world's children, which is a little less patronizing and a little more false.
  • The other day, I got to play with the iPad while I was at Best Buy. When I turned it on, the browser was at, which is -- as has been pointed out numerous times-- not supported on the ipdad because it runs on Flash. It seems that someone had to see it to believe it.
  • Stickers have been popping up around Georgetown and Foggy Bottom that say "Gatsby Ain't Great."

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