I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

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I think I need more sleep or something.

a coworker emails me about someone's instructions for something 'being all vaguenessy'. It took me about 10 minutes of wondering who Mr. or Mrs. Vaughnessy might be and what I'm supposed to do about something being like Mr. or Mrs. Vaughnessy, to move on to wondering what the hell unholy ethnic conglomeration would produce the surname Vaughnessy, to re-parsing the sentence and realizing what was being said.
Then I wrote back to say 'vaguenessy is a really ugly construction; you may want to just use the word vague in its place'.
And people wonder why I don't have time for their little tempertantrums today. I can barely read. :)

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