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September 18, 2017, 19:58
Kalleh
FDC Willard
This is a hilarious video about a cat who became an author because, back in the 70s when there were no computers, a researcher didn't want to go through the trouble of changing all the "we's" in his paper to "I's." (apostrophes intended for clarity)
September 22, 2017, 21:01
Kalleh
Aw, come on. No takers on this hilarious video?
September 23, 2017, 03:08
BobHale
Gave me paws for thought.


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September 23, 2017, 05:10
Geoff
While I had not seen the video previously, I've known about Willard for years. That guy on the video talks faster than I can listen!
September 23, 2017, 11:58
Proofreader
All my stupid cat does is slee or beg for food.I may keep him wide awake and hungry to see if he has some worthwhile ideas.


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September 23, 2017, 12:17
Geoff
My spouse's felis terribilis opens firmly closed doors, knocks stuff off the kitchen counter, and pees in the dog's water bowl.
I HATE THAT DAMNED CAT!
September 23, 2017, 18:14
Proofreader
We got a emi-feral cat from the shelter when it flooded several years ago. I worked with him to get him so we could pick him up. Took two years. On the day I had to pick him up to go in the carrier for his shots, he came out like a feline buzzsaw, scratched and gouged my leg and fastened his teeth in my hand Within two hours I had a baseball glove on the end of my arm, and an ER bill.
I LOVE THAT MONSTER!


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
September 24, 2017, 06:21
BobHale
I can only assume that your typo means an "emo-feral" cat.

https://silvergamer3.deviantar...rt/Emo-Cat-556855610

Edited because I had a typo in the word "typo".

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"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.

My current blog.
Photographs to accompany Anyone Can DO It available from www.lulu.com
My photoblog The World Through A lens
September 24, 2017, 15:38
tinman
Thanks, Kalleh, for that video. I found the story of Willard interesting but, like Geoff, I didn't care for the presentation. He did speak faster than I like, but I had no trouble following him. It was his perpetual motion that bothered me. He seemed to have a nervous condition.
September 24, 2017, 20:08
Proofreader
semi-feral

He tries to put ten minutes of material into five of time.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
September 24, 2017, 20:35
Kalleh
I agree that the presenter spoke quite fast. i assumed it was from his English background. I've often found that with English speakers.

On the other hand, folks from North Carolina seem to speak so slowly that I can hardly stand it. In my work I come across people from all over, and I've found that to be true of many people from NC (though not you, Geoff).