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  • Newfoundlanders' slang term for their island country. I've seen it elsewhere, but the most recent usage I've seen is:

    "Newfoundland (rhymes with "understand"), an island about the size of Virginia at the eastern end of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is nicknamed The Rock by its inhabitants, and for good reason: The coastline is a jagged cragginess of cliffs, and the interior is an uninhabitable rock plateau of alternating ridges and waterlogged troughs." --Paula Stone, "A Trip Off the Old Rock," Washington Post, Sunday, April 22, 2007; Page P01.

    January 5, 2008

  • Win.

    September 23, 2009

  • Hmm, I get a 403 Forbidden and a 404 Not Found...

    September 23, 2009

  • Hmmmm. Still works for me. Try this.

    September 23, 2009

  • Thx. But those errors discombobulate me.

    Edit: Judging from the HTTP header it's probably that website that doesn't like me; via a proxy I can access it.

    September 23, 2009

  • :0

    September 23, 2009

  • We like you, telo. I hope that counts.

    September 23, 2009

  • Thank you, too kind.

    It’s like a tonic to my soul which henceforth no server, giving me the 403 Forbidden finger, shall be able to pierce.

    September 23, 2009