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calling shotgun

Hilarious Wikipedia article on 'calling shotgun', the very American car-cultural game of claiming passenger seat rights. With some of the more elaborate rules, it must take hours before actual driving happens...

The article has been flagged on all sides, so probably won't survive for very long.

(Via Kottke.)

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tela totius terrae

The "tela totius terrae" (ttt) is the world wide web (www) in Latin. If this sounds like Asterix & Obelix , it turns out there's a whole ' Dictionary of Modern Latin ' (published by the Vatican). Though most new words seem unwield… Read the full post »

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