"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
Survey details the obvious

Bloody duh.

I hate when people break off talking to me, or pull out of a conversation, to answer a phone call.

I especially hate when they don't even bother excusing themselves.

June 4, 2004 5:29 PM