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Speaking of Humor

Amazing how someone can take such a devastating problem and find some silly humor amidst it all. Fun reading: Foot-and-Mouth First Virus Unable To Spread Through Microsoft Outlook, Researchers Shocked to Finally Find Virus That Email App Doesn’t Like (From

If you haven’t visited, it’s full of silly satire of news stories, politics, and a variety of other topics. Here’s one more before I sign off:

Interview With The Search Engine interviews Jeeves of

[Thanks to’s Good Experience newsletter for the virus-related satire story.]

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Recommended Books

Web Style Guide - Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 2nd Ed., by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton. Yale University Press, March 2002.

Cover: HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, Sixth Edition. By Elizabeth Castro. Pub. Peachpit Press August 2006.

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