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I think I need more sleep or something.

I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

mucha mosaic

I think I need more sleep or something.

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mucha mosaic
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. :)
  • It's probably a corruption - or an ornamentation - of Van Ness-y, as in "a Van Ness street kind of place", or "people from Van Ness Avenue".
    • No, it was intended to mean 'in a vague manner': 'laden with much vagueness', like.

      'Vague' is apparently a difficult word.
  • hey, how is that von Otter/Costello album? I've been meaning to pick it up for ages.
    • Perfection, honestly.

      Enough to make me wish that there were laws requiring that pop stars have at least relative pitch.
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