Now for something completely different.
Dear Miss Blogger,
Is there a protocol for linking to other posts? In particular, given the canonical form of a sentence containing a link is:
[name of author] is posting on [this topic] over at [this blog].
Which part gets the link? Or should the [this blog] part get a link to the blog’s home page while the link to the specific post goes elsewhere?
And what if you break canonical form, as in omitting a reference to the blog:
[name of author] is posting on [this topic] .
There is a post on [this topic] over at [this blog].
then what? I just don't know.
Confused in New England.
And now yet another completely different thing:
Do you ever play the Spider solitaire provided by Microsoft? I have been, because of one curiosity. It won't let you deal a new set of ten cards if you have any empty slots. But what happens if you don't have enough cards to fill the slots? I had to find out. So after --I don't know how many games --I found myself in that situation. Would it forgive me since I had fewer than 10 cards? I could hardly wait to hit the stack to generate a deal. The result: you get stuck. It keeps telling you that you can't deal until you fill all the empty slots. Clearly a Presbyterian game. Here is a screenshot.