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aurum (8572)

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Ex-Akamaite, ex-Goldmanite. Currently working on Ph.D. in Armenian/Byzantine history at Oxford. Spends more time these days deciphering squiggly characters than spaghetti code. Thinks that UTF-8 is the best thing since sliced bread.
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  Comment: Why not? (Score 1) on 2009.04.13 12:34

by aurum on 2009.04.13 12:34 (#68090)
Attached to: new Labour, new Dictionary

After all, they're planning the same 'voluntary' community service requirement for immigrants as part of 'probationary citizenship', and someone I know already refers to this as 'ASBO citizenship'. Given the typical perception that teenagers, like immigrants, are criminals, extending this to them makes perfect sense to me...

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  Journal: public thanks on 2009.02.17 8:50

Journal by aurum on 2009.02.17 8:50
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It's not every day that the Perl community gets acknowledged in a humanities thesis. Just thought I would make sure it was seen.

(The thesis itself will be made available after it's been examined and corrected.)

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  Comment: excuses (Score 1) on 2008.12.17 8:00

by aurum on 2008.12.17 8:00 (#66518)
Attached to: bah humbug!

Well I expect my every return from Zurich from February on to be grounds for an emergency social. Just saying.

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