Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • There was a n interesting Salon article [salon.com] about it a couple of months ago.
  • Hmm... (Score:2, Insightful)

    One could probably say the same thing about the folks suing the cancer^Wtobacco companies.
    • True, but tobacco is generally considererd more addictive than BigMacs[tm].

      -Dom

    • Re:Hmm... (Score:2, Insightful)

      The difference is that the tobacco companies lied for years about *how* dangerous cigarettes were. I don't know of the answer is to sue for your cancer, but certainly some action should be taken against their fraud.
      • In addition, the tobacco companies manipulated nicotine levels specifically to increase the addictiveness of their product. I don't think the case of fast food is parallel.

  • ...their deceptive advertising lead me to expect that I would
    find many busty women in tight revealing outfits flexing and
    bouncing at their establishments. Of course, if this were true,
    I would enjoy working out for an hour each day.

    On this assumption, I've increased my caloric intake well beyond
    my current metabolic needs, knowing that I would enjoy the work
    necessary to counter the resulting weight gain.

    After searching in vain for a gym with as-advertised features,
    I'm convinced that their bait-and-switch tactics are part of
    a wide-spread conspiracy against hetero/bi-men and homo/bi-women
    to get us to gain weight and die of associated morbidities.

    I'm gonna sue. Gimme my eye candy, or give me cash, or suck the
    lard from my fat ass, m'kay?

    -matt
        (toungue in cheek, just in case the humor wasn't clear)