The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

1 January 2006

I'd call it a one-liner

I'd complain about this, but unfortunately, it's exactly my own position on the matter:

FYI — I refuse to use strike-through when I write my articles because I think it's retarded academically inaccurate as a writing style.

And it occurs to me that were there some HTML tag to duplicate the childish^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hinfamous backspacing trick we used to use in 7-Bit Heaven, I'm sure it would have descended into cliché just as quickly.

Posted at 1:43 PM to Blogorrhea

Well, I use it all the time, as the commenter on that site said, for "humorous" effect. Of course not everyone appreciates the joke, but that's because they are stupid. 8P

Posted by: Andrea Harris at 2:25 PM on 1 January 2006

Any device that's overused gets tedious, as I, who overuse too many of them, can — indeed, must — testify.

Posted by: CGHill at 3:31 PM on 1 January 2006