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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 18, 2009 3 Comments

So a couple of news stories caught my attention today. The first piece appeared in the New York Times, entitled Public Provides Giggles; Bloggers Get the Book Deal. This piece begins by discussing blogs that have gone on to be published in traditional book format, like Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves, […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 15, 2009 No Comment

(Relatively) new word alert: I was reading a newspaper article about teens driving while texting, when I found a word that I’d never seen before: “intexticated“. I Googled it (of course!), and found that there were some 5,010 results with the exact occurrence of that word. My next stop was the Urban Dictionary, […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 27, 2009 2 Comments

Do NOT attempt to duplicate. Even when you’re a professional stunt driver. On Indian roads (where this video is shot) or anywhere.

The message can wait.

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on December 11, 2008 No Comment

A Russian businessman just trademarked the winking emoticon used in texting/emailing:

The following emoticons,

and 😉

and 🙂

are possibly next in line, he says.

Read the BBC report on this here.

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