Re: Kernel upgrade time
On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 07:28:23PM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
> On Tue, 02 Dec 2003 14:28:05 -0800, Tom wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 03:00:13PM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
> >> "Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting
> >> to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we
> >> know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we
> >> know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown
> >> unknowns - the ones we don't know we don't know."
> >> - Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defense, Winner of British Plain
> >> English Campaign's 2003 "Foot in Mouth" award.
> Hey, I didn't even offer an opinion, my sig was a statement of fact:
> The award wasn't for a nonsensical statement, it was for not speaking
> plain english; you are the one assuming that it may be considered
> nonsensical :)
<grin> I beg to differ: quoting from the article: "The British Plain
English Campaign annually hands out the prize for the most nonsensical
remark made by a public figure."</grin> I agree I wish Rumsfeld spoke
more plainly and simply, but in that particular case I grok him.
> "I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and
> a woman."
> -- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California
That's hilarious :-)