> melanoma land a.k.a. Prison Island a.k.a. Australia, where it feels like law doesn't exist since people are too squat in discipline to say "afternoon" instead saying webbed-toe shit like "arvo."
Uh... "too squat in discipline"? Can anyone translate this sentence into English?
> He got better as he went, so I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t actually think starting at the beginning is the very best place to start in this case.
Agreed. Starting with The Colour of Magic could well leave you wondering what the fuss is about.
He's written a few sub-series within the diskworld series:
- the wizards at the unseen university: not my fave - overbroad, though I know other people will differ.
- the witches - very good
- the city guard - very good
and a bunch of less connected ones. Generally later is better, though there has always been the occasiona dud.
Lord and Ladies
The Fith Elephant
are all top notch.
Bonus points for female readers:
"We Women wonder why the good men are hard to find..."
Under what circumstances does one capitalise 'women'. Is it a speaking ex-cathedra thing?
And should I subscribe to the New York Post *right now*?
The hell with the story - go read the comments on the New York Post link:
"More feminization of men in our society. Sad. We Women wonder why the good men are hard to find, well here is the answer. The Progressive/Socialist are making them all gay or afraid to be masculine. Grow a pair you men out there!!!!! Dont be a gay Ken"
(and others equally fine)
I'm not American, so help me here - is this perhaps not America's classiest newspaper?
I already think "Gay Lesbian Bacon and Tomato" whenever I hear GBLT. This only makes me more confused.