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Marketing and comms strategist looking for what's next. Dad to Josie. Husband of and co-zookeper with @alauraborealis. Chef of @unitednoshes. Reformed pedant.

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Joined Twitter 2/22/07


Who knew a menu could be so endearing and funny? Worth a few minutes' break from doomscrolling to read the whole th… https://t.co/oFokaDxcwe @Eliana_Murillo What are they called in Spanish? I want to believe it's a cute portmanteau, like cebollanillos or something. @bearlikebeard @EZaketz I still disagree, but not too strongly. Lord knows there are bigger issues in the world today! Have a good one. @bearlikebeard @EZaketz I still don't believe in tipping. It's not about the minimum wage alone, it's that an emplo… https://t.co/iNmaKs4wsU @EZaketz As they said about Uber/Lyft, any business that depends on a sub-livable wage to survive shouldn't be in business. @bearlikebeard @EZaketz That's just not how it works all the time. Often tips don't just go to the server. Anyway,… https://t.co/8sr0sbjemM @JHWeissmann I'm pretty sure the complaint is about eliminating a lower minimum wage for tipped jobs. $15 in Florid… https://t.co/bCn2IgE2mF @mattyglesias Make sure to hit Prague. I wish I were joking, but I have experienced Czech-Mex and it's the worst of… https://t.co/2jdFJ4NlOU
1/16
2021
@AndrewBohrer What the? It makes that semi-automatic look like a tranquilizer-dart gun.
1/15
2021
@nickrizzo Don't forget Coach Z. Heckuva jorb!I fill in a pre-visit self-assessment before every therapy session. Stumped by the question, "How often are you bot… https://t.co/3lnHY0XC0n
1/14
2021
@aprilaser Their mascot is the Brooklyn Knight and the cheerleaders are the Brooklynettes! There's a lot of clevern… https://t.co/anSGEP0kSoGonna confess, as soon as I hear the news about Adelson's death, I contemplated a shehecheyanu. Ironically, because… https://t.co/sT3DZkzJAA
1/13
2021
@caro Genuinely curious, how would you define masculinity? I feel like TR indeed embodies how I define it, a concep… https://t.co/8D1gd5De0k
1/12
2021
My toddler suggests it should be "Waddle," all about penguins. "Big flippers, tiny head," adds @alauraborealisReally curious how @KIDZBOP is gonna handle Megan Thee Stallion's "Body."
1/11
2021
@Eliana_Murillo Isn't the whole point of this website to make Noteworthy Content? C'mon, I dare you! @Eliana_Murillo Some places cheat, they have the equivalent of an inkjet printer for cakes! Now, if you piped out t… https://t.co/huM78HwWVpIt me. https://t.co/QTho99v8ws
1/10
2021
@Lubchansky @BrotiGupta they also absorb some sunlight so it's not so bright in your eyes (same reason some athlete… https://t.co/zTICoDtrKSWatch out, Canada. https://t.co/yR6Q8eITgA @jeffreymack My wild guess is that Mitt starts a new centrist party. Maybe called the Lincoln Party, even. @jeffreymack Spent a long time last night on the Wikipedia article on the Whigs. Interesting to see how many partie… https://t.co/u2cZnlpoQg @everywhereist I am sure most such innovators are lost to time, but I would definitely read a book about culinary-t… https://t.co/5UM4iL02TfI interrupt your doom/schaden-scrolling to present the coolest logo I've seen in a long time. It's for the airport… https://t.co/nh9uy5KcEq @nickrizzo I am so grateful, and we are so lucky, that most of them are morons. @edmistja @nickrizzo Oh! Ha, I love it. If it makes you feel better, I used to pronounce the name for a wide road as "BILL-uh-vard." @nickrizzo I didn't vote! Didn't get to it until now. But seriously, how else would "amphitheater" be pronounced o… https://t.co/406w60vTCT @nickrizzo What else could amphitheater be? (And I knew flak-sid.) @indyfromspace Through everything, the GOP is truly the "if it doesn't affect me personally, I don't care" party. (… https://t.co/x7YtdZROIQI helped repeat this message, in various forms, while doing marketing for policy teams at Google. I believed it the… https://t.co/tNN1lkZEfl
1/9
2021
@xor When are you going to apply for the job of NYPost headline writer? @Doeisms @cowperthwait And another was apparently trampled while carrying a Don't Tread On Me flag.
1/8
2021
@marisamorby Just got them and they're small! So I guess breakfast tacos?I am about to get a delivery of two dozen, handmade, "HEB-style" Texan flour tortillas. Those in the know: what sho… https://t.co/kYbr0VKqGW @MrEmilyHeller Well, now you have an idea for a Halloween costume that nobody will make sense of come late October!… https://t.co/C9TcJBYiVCHey @MrEmilyHeller, news from Getty-land https://t.co/TL6WV4fM87
1/7
2021
The first world event I remember watching unfold on TV was the failed coup attempt in 1991 in the waning days of th… https://t.co/bjoao3E3M8 @DavidFoyCalgary @caro There is a certain Cheryl Strayed though! (She chose the name herself.) Also, the common Ita… https://t.co/h550k5TBVy @caro This places it older, and more Anglo: https://t.co/iEEpcsRgsDTime to stock up on your 52-star flags! https://t.co/hrmonBIHFL @caro Huh. Never heard that!Fun fact: "Perdue" means "lost" in French.Good a time as any for me to report that the Fox News graphics room was not the brightest bunch when I visited back… https://t.co/ETSCJ5ox2T @mightydinosaur Time to invent CBDonuts! @mdmcgeary At your service for pedantic but non-prescriptive linguistic analysis! @mdmcgeary That honorific originated as an adjective, as in the one who should be venerated, so, "the Reverend Warn… https://t.co/B8tvrOcTEK @AbuKedem @Taniel Yeah, LA County is a ridiculous beast for opposite reasons. @AbuKedem @Taniel I suppose! Ah, jurisdiction, what a fascinating mess. (Also 159 counties seems like waaaay too many for Georgia.) @derektmead More like War-Knocking-on-the-door-of-the-Senate @derektmead Ouch. But yay. @Taniel Counties can share a DA?! @dooraven @ryan_tyson @RuralChrisLee @ReverendWarnock Ha. Also, Scott was first appointed then elected for the first time as an incumbent. @DKThomp They already had the west coast really well in hand, though, right? Hard to see where they could have pick… https://t.co/6RXY5eCfEJ @showalter01 @cedfunches In Kerala, India, a major cashew-growing region, it rains an average of 10 feet a year. Th… https://t.co/iKZC2JnDTK
1/6
2021
@jackiekashian 310 was early 90s, I believe. (I remember changing from 415 to 510 in Oakland as a kid.) The X10 are… https://t.co/59uqmFc2aK @showalter01 @cedfunches Not an issue with tropical nuts. You're thinking of almonds or walnuts. @pete8475 @TitoLibido @cedfunches It can also be made into liquor. In Goa, India it's called Cashew Fenny.
1/5
2020
@chrix I mean, if the federal government actually hired a good company to manage this all, I'd love it. But look at… https://t.co/RZGuXLsN5U @chrix I don't trust this government to properly choose or direct the work to be done! There's no amount of outsour… https://t.co/xHCjLq9UbY @chrix From what I understand, much of the problem is with the government, in terms of poor/last-minute communicati… https://t.co/X5KBTj2iui @FarrellRise @mataliandy @cd_hooks @BFriedmanDC I believe this vaccine is free, paid by fed gov.I did it. I found the laziest stock image. https://t.co/n9bUhj73x1 @chrix The private sector did what it was supposed to do — come up with the vaccine, and quickly! But the distribut… https://t.co/pjdGIDPTUO
12/31
2020
@philipccoggin @LeftAccidental She's the head of the county commission of half of suburban Portland. You don't have… https://t.co/MImbLttPGF
12/30
2020
What a delightful story, told with wit, intrigue, and a precise sense of the importance of the topic. https://t.co/h5XR83k5bI
12/28
2020
@yashar In our household, Mother's Day is a day for the mom, my wife, to do whatever the hell she wants.
12/27
2020
@yashar https://t.co/FLzly9WCX3 !
12/23
2020
@themoko @mer__edith I went the other way, salaried to TVC, and seeing all the petty things that changed (including… https://t.co/ri1R6hIFW5
12/22
2020
@marisamorby Ha, and that was a typo. Well, I seem to have an assortment of plants with which they happily co-exist… https://t.co/dCVZX7GC3t @marisamorby Seriously, we have a tenacious spider mite infestation in the kitchen plants. "Vermin" was maybe too f… https://t.co/NMSqyWaT1T @marisamorby LOL. Also, as I recently discovered, could be vermin of some sort! @indyfromspace Hope you didn't have any love children or you'd need joint custardy.
12/19
2020
@USAHello has been doing incredible, and very fast, work helping immigrants and refugees make sense of headspinning… https://t.co/XUIS3lsO8R @ESH_GrannySue @wandererNEN @jwpetersNYT Uh, it's like the most basic foundation of public health. Pfizer execs so… https://t.co/PsN0GhEVds @jraber Are you about to, uh, consume this object in a conspicuous way? @charlotte_heinz @wandererNEN @jwpetersNYT I feel a silver lining is in the outcome, not a temporary "not as shitty as it will be." Sigh. @AlexThomp @maggieNYT Nothing says he can't join partway through the term. @effies My wife's extended family is all in Kingston! We definitely have an excuse to not stay with family next time we visit ;) @jpp_paula @wandererNEN @jwpetersNYT Sigh. Well, I don't work there any longer anyway! Will change my header. @charlotte_heinz @wandererNEN @jwpetersNYT That's like being happy that the awesome local Mexican joint has short l… https://t.co/HJVnmZqpMh @wandererNEN @jwpetersNYT Vaccination doesn't just help you, it helps those who medically can't get vaccines when e… https://t.co/Oe0iumoXDB
12/18
2020
@NifMuhammad Have you considered an electric blanket? The variable heat settings are lovely. @nickrizzo @newkingsdems Cool! So what's changing in the rules?! @kettering Truth in advertising? It *will* be around long after we're gone. @nickrizzo Thanks, but I mean much bigger picture. Was this some sort of kink in the armor of machine politics? @nickrizzo @AMBichotte I've been following this thread like I'm watching a thrilling sport whose rules I don't unde… https://t.co/pGUPsT9Dfq @imchriskelly I get the anger but please consider avoiding a misogynistic slur. @legofish Dooo it! It's amazing how many thing they can think to do with the puzzles that aren't the original intention either. @legofish Just looked it up, and of course there are adorable little puzzles you can get for babies to explore the concept.There is a non-zero chance this is @cowperthwait at work https://t.co/NWZiCRtfXC @legofish Monday was a new moon so this was the worst time of the month to look! @adamd That's why I use an electric blanket!
12/17
2020
@harlo I know it's not what you mean but I do find it to be a hilarious brand name for food. https://t.co/hVWQudYBCW @MurdoggRupert @IanKarmel @NaomiPomeroy That's if it's really well seasoned, which I've found tough to do with carb… https://t.co/YhYZynFsa2 @BriannaWu @yashar This isn't even about taxes. The government will print all of this money since it will be defici… https://t.co/nTCUZnc6fE @IanKarmel @NaomiPomeroy According to this there's really no diff: https://t.co/peafb65VYF But be prepared for mor… https://t.co/OuBQVOH9wu @jonnysun Gaming whether to park on the street or wait for a spot in the lot at my daughter's daycare.
12/16
2020
@lauren_sailor @KQED CCC does delivery zones relative to each business, rather than one blanket area. A little conf… https://t.co/0YbJZ1F2MR @lauren_sailor We've got something similar up here! https://t.co/Y5Z2S8wGmx
12/15
2020

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