Hip Hop Class

I’ve been meaning to learn hip hop, and this video appears to be my fast-track ticket. In it you’ll learn things like:

  • “You wanna do hip-hop, you gotta stand like dis!”
  • “I’m into points a lot, but they’re not your average points.”
  • “Hip-hop is an attitude. It’s a style, it’s how you feel.”

In case you haven’t figured it out by now, this one is certified Internet Gold.

Can’t send email more than 500 miles

Here’s a funny little story from the world of IT:

I was working in a job running the campus email system some years ago when I got a call from the chairman of the statistics department.

“We’re having a problem sending email out of the department.”

“What’s the problem?” I asked.

“We can’t send mail more than 500 miles,” the chairman explained.

I choked on my latte. “Come again?”

“We can’t send mail farther than 500 miles from here,” he repeated. “A little bit more, actually. Call it 520 miles. But no farther.” [continued…]