"He arrived at Macquarie University on the day supernova SN 1987a was detected in the Large Magellanic Cloud, but attributes no significance to this coincidence. He enjoys folk music, baseball, and writing about himself in the third person."
--- from his "About the author'' section in the American Mathematical Monthly, May 1999
Am I allowed to begrudge others their happiness? Ahead of me at the checkout at Ralph's was this dreadfully cute couple [...]. There needs to be a separate line for moody single people buying sensible foods (and not paying with a check).
Joe Biden said that Obama would be tested early on in his term, but not even he thought it would be by pirates. Apparently Barack Obama will be facing not just the challenges of the 21st century, but also of the 18th. I mean, for god's sake, what's next? The Vikings?