A Glass of Bear
First dog watch, 2 bells (5:01 pm)

Sarah, one of my cow-orkers, pointed out a funny comment on a web forum:

Have a glass o bear!

The difference between this post and my previous one is that this guy doesn't pretend to be a journalist.

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Professional Journalism
First dog watch, 1 bell (4:34 pm)

It never ceases to amaze me when a journalist uses the wrong word. I mean, it's their job to pick the right one, right?

Case in point: this article from a local paper.

A young man, Kyle Jarvis, taking a short cut to catch a bus found the truck in an abandoned barn. The barn’s door had been closed. Jarvis knew that was unusual and peaked inside.

So, as the Pacific plate slowly crashed into the North American plate, Mr. Jarvis was pushed to the highest altitude he had yet attained, thus he peaked inside the abandoned barn.

Even after leaving a sarcastic comment, it remains uncorrected.

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Apple Annoyance
Forenoon watch, 6 bells (11:00 am)

I've been annoyed ever since I got an iPhone with the fact that iTunes doesn't pay any attention to the multimedia buttons on my laptop. I finally got around to Googling the issue and found a solution: Control iTunes with laptop media buttons

So as much as I wish my iPhone would die in a fire, at least now I can listen to some podcasts and stop/start them with the extra buttons like it should have worked all along.

PS Apple's Google-hating is really pissing me off. I will totally switch to an Android-based OS next chance I get…

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