Retired naval officer. Currently a defense contractor in northern Virginia. Hunter, fisherman, gardener. Married with children.
Norway: what a zoo.
@Mr. B It was routinely referred to as "Kraft Dinner" when I was growing up as well (in Wisconsin).
A PESSARY MADE OF NETTLE LEAVES?! Well, not a lady here, but just the thought of that would put me off sex for a good long while.
@JW Mason THIS. The premise (warfare in three dimensions is so hideously difficult that it requires a generations long program of eugenics + child abuse to figure out) is stupid, the characters are uniformly unlikeable, the ending is kind of obvious... and then there's the crypto-fascist stuff. I read it and still want those hours of my life back.
Well, I'm glad we got that all straightened out.
@Maxine4Mayor This is good. And a minor head scratcher: "'a patchwork quilt of differently shaped squares in muted colors'". I... I didn't know squares came in more than one shape.
The Eagles must be really really never ever buy, because they're listed twice. But seriously, record store, great business model you have there. Just refuse to carry huge swaths of music that people like to buy, because it's not cool enough. Is it any wonder that people don't remember what a "record store" is?
@Mount_Prion Really? Because I would have thought if you just substituted the word "beef" for "pork" in the above description, you'd have kosher dogs.
@roboloki Not only that. You also want the terrorists to win.
@melis I have to admit that I don't even know what a fishtail braid IS.