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Wednesday, May 15 2002

N.Y. Times 7#34;Something magical occurs when the pastry hits the hot oil.

The creamy white vegetable shortening filling liquefies, impregnating the sponge cake with its luscious vanilla flavor (sure, it's imitation, but nevertheless potent). The cake itself softens and warms, nearly melting, contrasting with the crisp, deep-fried crust in a buttery and suave way." mmmmm... twinkie porn.

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The Connection : Cork Wars

"The cork is under assault. Wineries are using plastic stoppers, and (yes, itís true) screw-top caps on top-notch vino. The plastic lobby says corkís no good, that it taints the wine. The cork lobby says itís being slandered, that conscientious consumers will choose cork because itís also environmentally-correct. No oneís quite ready to embrace the screw-top, but itís coming. Is this really a conversation about whatís best for the wine lover, or whatís best for business?"

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SVG-coders mailing list

"This list aims at providing a discussion place for the more advanced SVG uses dealing with interactivity, animation and server-side SVG applications."

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Me : XML::Filter::XML_Directory_2RSS.pm 0.9.02

Not yet on the CPAN. Briefly : added $pkg->uri() method and updated POD.

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The random pseudodictionary.com word of the day is : hune

1. The possessive form of a third person, singular, gender-neutral pronoun. Used to indicate possession, agency, or reception of an action by a gender-neutral being or person spoken of. Can be used to replace "his or her." 2) the third person singular pronoun in the nominative case, gender-neutral. other forms: huneself (reflexive).
ex. 1. Everyone must bring hune hat. 2. The person presented hune proposal. 3) Each person taught huneself to read.

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The dictified dictionary.com word of the day is : esurient

Esurient \E*su"ri*ent\, n. One who is hungry or greedy. [R.] An insatiable esurient after riches. --Wood. web1913
esurient adj 1: extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy" [syn: {famished}, {ravenous}, {sharp-set}, {starved}] 2: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame" [syn: {avid}, {devouring(a)}, {greedy}] 3: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks" [syn: {edacious}, {rapacious}, {ravening}, {ravenous}, {voracious}, {wolfish}] wn

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Tuesday, May 14 2002 ←††→ Thursday, May 16 2002