That's right, today is "Bryce Hasn't Updated His Blog In A Month Day."
Hooray! Be sure to celebrate
Although, if Bryce has my Internet provider he has an excuse. Comcast sucks.
According to an anonymous e-mail (which makes it all very random), I learned today that the Cope family motto, "Equo adeste animo" means "Be ready with constancy."
Ready for what?
I guess it just figures that I would be related to people who would come up with a motto that doesn't make any sense. Personally, I'm thinking of changing my family motto to something more practical, like "Videbat esse notitia bona id temporis" (It seemed like a good idea at the time).
Or "Las crepes son deliciosas" (Pancakes are delicious).
Of course, that second one is Spanish. But that's close enough to Latin, and more practical because people actually speak Spanish. Although, admittedly, "Quiquid latine dictum sit altum viditur.*"
Avast thar! As first reported right here on my
Speaking of pirates, remember this?
One of the things I've been looking forward to quite a bit lately has been the release of the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" film. But the trailers have worried me a little because they didn't look very, well, funny. The trailers contained a lot of shouting and things exploding and some very nifty special effects (we've gone so far since the BBC days of Zaphod's ridiculously unrealistic plastic second head) but not what made the book so great -- its humor.
this trailer has assuaged those fears.
*Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.