Monday, October 10, 2005


From my keyboard: "WARNING: Some experts believe that use of any keyboard may cause serious injury. Consult statement on back of this keyboard."

Word of the Day, from an email I received (I looked it up at, and it turns out that he was using it correctly; and so my usable vocabulary grows by 1 today):

Main Entry: tri·age
Pronunciation: trE-'äzh, 'trE-"
Function: noun
Etymology: French, sorting, sifting, from trier to sort, from Old French -- more at TRY
: the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors;
broadly : the assigning of priority order to projects on the basis of where funds and resources can be best used or are most needed.

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