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Forum: Weird News 14 February 2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
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It's cooler than being cool. It's...ice cold!!!

It's cooler than being cool. It's...ice cold!!!
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 February 2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Esprise Me
So I had recently watched the one on Netflix, and...

So I had recently watched the one on Netflix, and I just now watched the one on Hulu. And my first impression is that several of Hulu's interviewees referred to the festival as a sh*tshow when...
Forum: SLC 14 February 2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
I haven't been ignoring your request; it's just...

I haven't been ignoring your request; it's just taking a while. It's on Lexis now and can also be found on the CoA website at https://www.courts.ca.gov/2dca.htm. The case number is B290290; I don't...
Forum: SLC 11 February 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By Esprise Me
That's crazy! I only just learned of this...

That's crazy! I only just learned of this person's existence and I'm dying to know what his deal is; I don't know how you can contain your curiosity!
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 February 2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Esprise Me
I thought the title pretty well represented the...

I thought the title pretty well represented the argument being made, too; I just didn't think the argument was made as well as it could have been. And I say that as someone who agrees that the...
Forum: SLC 10 February 2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By Esprise Me
Pageantry is so much more pleasant than doing...

Pageantry is so much more pleasant than doing work.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Esprise Me
This other NYT article from December keeps...

This other NYT article from December keeps popping up on my widget; it does seem apropos:

John Roberts, Leader of Supreme Courtís Conservative Majority, Fights Perception That It Is Partisan...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 February 2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Esprise Me
Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Restrictions https://nyti.ms/2DZ3VbG
Forum: Rantidote 06 February 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 37,858
Posted By Esprise Me
I've seen it used to refer to adults who are not...

I've seen it used to refer to adults who are not expected to "catch up." Perhaps that's not proper, but it's common.
Forum: Rantidote 06 February 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 37,858
Posted By Esprise Me
Variations on the word "delay" are what I hear...

Variations on the word "delay" are what I hear social workers around here using most often. It's not incompatible with person-first language; you could say "a person with developmental delays"...
Forum: Rantidote 06 February 2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 37,858
Posted By Esprise Me
Doesn't "delayed" carry the same implication,...

Doesn't "delayed" carry the same implication, though? I'm not sure we've gotten around that.
Forum: Rantidote 05 February 2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 44,554
Posted By Esprise Me
A friend of mine posted yesterday "Happy...

A friend of mine posted yesterday "Happy Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Day!" Might not be the best promo phrase for hot wings, but if that became the new euphemism the NFL might come to regret...
Forum: SLC 04 February 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
Sounds like you ought to get a Miata. :D I...

Sounds like you ought to get a Miata. :D

I wanted to be able to drive my co-workers for two reasons. One, they're mostly in court while I'm mostly in the office; they'd have to take the shuttle...
Forum: SLC 04 February 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
Thanks! Rumor has it the new 2019 Mazda 3 will...

Thanks! Rumor has it the new 2019 Mazda 3 will have an AWD option, and will keep the manual option too...
Forum: SLC 04 February 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
Well, it is awfully cute, so out of an abundance...

Well, it is awfully cute, so out of an abundance of caution...
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7842/46932242562_5245cb26f4_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2evf1BU)

ETA: WildaBeast, no need to apologize!...
Forum: SLC 04 February 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
I finally bought a car! I've been on the...

I finally bought a car!

I've been on the fence about a Mazda 3 or 6 vs. a Prius for... maybe a year now? My 3 priorities, other than cost, were fuel efficiency/small carbon footprint, sunroof,...
Forum: SLC 02 February 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By Esprise Me
Yay Sylvanz! Morning, have you tried Daiya...

Yay Sylvanz!

Morning, have you tried Daiya fake cheese? It's the only one I bother with. https://daiyafoods.com/our-foods/shreds/mozzarella-cutting-board-shreds/
Forum: Amusement Bark 01 February 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm aware of that. What do you think the title of...

I'm aware of that. What do you think the title of the piece is or should be, based on the arguments cogently made within?
Forum: Amusement Bark 31 January 2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm not saying I don't agree with the central...

I'm not saying I don't agree with the central idea. I actually do. But I think precision matters, and it's worth talking about the strength of the specific arguments made, and whether they support...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 January 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Esprise Me
To Kill a Mockingbird, Mississippi Burning, The...

To Kill a Mockingbird, Mississippi Burning, The Blind Side and The Help were all nominated for Best Picture but didn't win. There were some Oscars given out for Best Actor/Actress and Cinematography....
Forum: SLC 29 January 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,176
Posted By Esprise Me
So sorry to hear that, GM. You were there for...

So sorry to hear that, GM. You were there for her; you came as soon as you heard and stayed until she fell asleep. I'm sure that meant a lot to her.
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 44,554
Posted By Esprise Me
I don't think it's a matter of the show not aging...

I don't think it's a matter of the show not aging well, since it's (barely) adapted from the 19th century opera La Boheme. Your take was pretty much my reaction, too, when I saw the show in '98. For...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 January 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
Posted By Esprise Me
That's a good question. I vaguely remembered...

That's a good question. I vaguely remembered Maryland v. Pringle from crim pro and found it in my old textbook; I'll see if I have anything else pertinent. One thing that does come to mind is that,...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 January 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
Posted By Esprise Me
Maryland v. Pringle (2003) 540 U.S. 366 seems...

Maryland v. Pringle (2003) 540 U.S. 366 seems relevant. Police stopped a car with 3 men inside, found drugs which none of them admitted to owning, and so arrested all 3. Later one of them confessed....
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,662
Posted By Esprise Me
A case I lost at trial was reversed on appeal,...

A case I lost at trial was reversed on appeal, and the appellate opinion vindicating my client was certified for publication! I didn't handle the appeal myself, but there's still some street cred...
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