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November 6th, 2012

Klassische selbsterfüllende Prophezeiung: Heute lohnt es sich nicht, die Spülmaschine laufen zu lassen.

via Twitter for Android

orbisclaudiae Was wollen Männer in Mazdasportwagen sagen?
"Ich habe zwar 'nen kleinen Penis,aber er ist nicht sooo klein,dass ich einen Porsche bräuchte"?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:31 PM, Nov 6th, 2012 via Twitter for Android)

_komakelle_ Satan im Swingerclub: Der Teufel trägt Nada

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:19 AM, Nov 6th, 2012 via web)

Thanks to @janburse for the great pointer.… - see pp. 9, 22-23 for the genesis of the grave accent code point.

via web

And thanks to this historical accident, "backquotes" (`) were available and acquired all kinds of special meanings in programming languages.

via web

So ` is in ASCII but not ´ because ' stood for the latter when combining, i.e. following backspace. Similarly, " could stand for ¨.

via web

janburse @texttheater In October 29-31, 1963 it replaced the left-arrow.…

via web (retweeted on 12:44 AM, Nov 6th, 2012 via web)