Left work at 12:15 this morning, got home at about 1:30, got to sleep at a little after 3, and left coming back here at about 6:30.
On the train ride, I came very, very close to assaulting a traveling evangelist, and I'm fairly certain everyone on the car would have testified that they didn't see a god damn thing.
George alerts me to the probably common knowledge that Noam Chomsky has a blog now. According to Technorati (now out of beta), the fun-loving little hatemongers at Little Green Footballs have linked it already, which may explain the fairly large comment threads. So not wandering into that mess.
And now I'll see if that document I was working on earlier this morning is actually coherent, as it seemed to be when I stopped working on it, or if it had the sort of coherence that evaporates like dew when the sun comes up.
Update: Actually, scanning that thread at LGF makes for interesting reading, from a sociological perspective. Apparently, telling your winged monkeys to troll someone else's comments is standard behavior for right-wingers.
And so far, not a single one has actually raised anything which could be confused with a rational argument against anything Chomsky has ever said or written.
They're. . . well, I knew they weren't very bright, or original, but I'm moving towards the opinion that they aren't even human.
Oh, and John McWhorter contributes to Language Log, if you're interested in what he has to say about anything.
God knows I'm not; even with my limited m4d PERL 5KILL5, I think I could turn out a Black Conservative 'bot/Generator that would churn out about the same level of rhetoric. . .
Which reminds me, I still haven't added Oliver Willis to the links list.