Troo, Dave melad, troo. Oi lef a pare o' me sox on th deck, an' arter 'is nunkle uz throo withem, Oi 'ad t' pay three doubloons t' nef yoo t' gettim t' scrape em off'n th deck an pitch em over th side. Nun o th reglar kroo ud go near em.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick
OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy
English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."