* Posts by Nick Lord

11 posts • joined 1 Sep 2008

30-up: You know what? Those really weren't the days

Nick Lord

Verity Stob - the only reason I occasionally take a look at the Register.

London rioters should 'loose all benefits'

Nick Lord

National Service

Sorry, Germany just abolished National Service. Our civil liberties are still fine though.

Julian Assange wins peace prize

Nick Lord
Flame

Give it a rest

Come on, El Reg journalists! Stop this cheap sniping at Julian Assange. You're only envious because he's a lot better a journalist than you lot will ever be.

US Wikileaks investigators can't link Assange to Manning

Nick Lord

Don't just talk about it

Put your money where your mouth is:

https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d1/default.aspx?wid=38591

Nutter repairmen scale 1,768ft TV mast

Nick Lord

The worst hazard of the job ...

... is that your face goes all blurry when you get to the top

Sarko hit by 'asshole' Googlebomb

Nick Lord

Shurely not a coincidence?

According to this,

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/trou_du_cul

trou du cul is a synonym for président ...

Chinese gamer survives knife through skull

Nick Lord

Someone has to say it

I need this like I need a hole in the head.

There - I feel better now.

MS store staff in spontaneous electric boogie

Nick Lord
Linux

Silver lining

Suddenly I'm glad that I just updated to openSUSE 11.2 64-bit and haven't managed to get the Firefox Flash plugin working yet.

US Army bans USB devices to contain worm

Nick Lord
Thumb Up

@AC "What does ... mean?"

John Leyden is obviously better educated than you. My (online) dictionary has the following definitions of "to contain":

lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

MS explains 7-year patch delay

Nick Lord
Linux

Hah! Microsoft "operating systems"

When they work they're not safe and when they're safe they don't work.

Welder in DIY penis enhancement nut mishap

Nick Lord
IT Angle

Reminds me of the old poem

There once was a man named Joseph Locke

Born into this world with a cork-screw cock.

All his life he vowed to hunt

For a girl with a cork-screw c*nt.

But when he found her he dropped down dead,

For the girl he found had a left-hand thread.

Can't believe nobody's used the IT angle icon yet!

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