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Unproductive day ahead... [Jun. 10th, 2002|11:46 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
Don't think I'll get much done today.

In 20 minutes I leave to get my stiches removed. (How do you spell stiches? Logjam is coloring it red, and dictionary.com doesn't list it. I thought that was an easy/obvious word... guess not?)

After that I'm going over to "my" house for the inspection. One inspection has already been done and was good, but it was for a previous buyer that backed out, and since the inspection report is confidential between the inspector and client, the inspector was none too pleased that we'd seen it. (the selling agent gave it to us....) In any case, we're having a second done, for a number of reasons... second opinion, peace of mind, legal reasons (have an inspector that's liable to us if he missed something and we have to go back to him in a few months), and it'll give me another reason to walk through the house before the 21st-27th when I move in.

So today I'll go take a bunch of pictures. They'll look a lot prettier than when I move in, though, since they have tons of cutesy crap and things ... like furniture. ;-)

Then I have to prepare for San Francisco ... pack, and get my laptop setup. I recently re-installed OS X, so I need to get Fink and everything back on it.
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[User Picture]From: insaint
2002-06-10 11:47 am (UTC)
Stitches, I believe.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2002-06-10 11:48 am (UTC)
Ah, thanks.
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[User Picture]From: bride
2002-06-10 11:49 am (UTC)
http://www.m-w.com suggests "stitches" when I put in "stiches". =)
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From: evan
2002-06-10 11:50 am (UTC)

misspelling

Right-click on the word, yo.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2002-06-10 12:59 pm (UTC)

Re: misspelling

BUT IM MAC USER I ONLY HAVE ONE MOUSE BUTTON
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[User Picture]From: niko
2002-06-10 01:31 pm (UTC)

Re: misspelling

command-click I believe... or is it alt click....

+ click :P

stupid macs. get a nice multi-button optical mouse for it!
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[User Picture]From: krow
2002-06-10 12:04 pm (UTC)
I would be surprised if you can get the inspector to sign anything making them liable for the house. They typically offer opinion only.
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[User Picture]From: lindsay
2002-06-10 12:22 pm (UTC)
When in doubt pick another word.... for example sutures would have been a suitable alternative. However, another perfectly acceptible option would be pieces-of-knotted-thread-used-to-keep-skin-together-to-prevent-my-insides-from-going-out-and-the-outside-going-in. That's the term I usually use at work--kinda like those insanely long german words where they just put all the words together to make one....
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[User Picture]From: brad
2002-06-10 12:59 pm (UTC)
sutures... that's the word I was forgetting.

heh... nice alternative. ;P
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[User Picture]From: graceadieu
2002-06-10 04:25 pm (UTC)

:) yesssssssss

Sutures sound so categorically clinical...:)
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[User Picture]From: eli
2002-06-10 01:19 pm (UTC)
Well I sure as fuck don't know how you'd spell it. But, I know that if you would have got the kind made with Algae, they'd just dissolve after they'd done their job...and you wouldn't have had to be inconvenienced by a trip to the hospital. Go ALGAE!!!! ROCK

your daily algae fact.
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