Friday, September 26, 2008

Lorem Ipsum

So I just started my new blog, Cellularly Extraordinary.

It's focused on -what else?- cell phones, latest cellular technologies, and my own articles about cell phone use, cellular news as related to health, service provider reviews, and the whole nine.

Why cell phones? Because I'm addicted to them. Seriously. If I knew half as much about business as I do about upcoming cell phones I'd own my own Fortune 500 company by now.

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You know what really grinds my gears? Lorem ipsum. Yes, that incorrigible sample print that you see everywhere on test design pages, whether online or in Microsoft Publisher. I hate those words, mainly because I don't know what they mean, and I'm real touchy about things like that.

So, like any normal research nut like me would do, I looked it up on Wikipedia because we all know Wikipedia is second to Google on the whole knowledge scale. And what I found was both relieving and a little disappointing at the same time.

Lorem ipsum in itself doesn't mean anything at all!

But I was right in my thought that it was Latin...it is. They quoted an entire passage by some guy and bolded the words that are used in lorem ipsum example texts. According to the articles, many words were cut in half or deleted out. Why they wouldn't just leave the entire passage as is remains a mystery to me.

And the passage is something about pain. You can read the Wikipedia entry here.

Well, I'm off to begin my very first post on my new blog, even though it's 1:45 in the morning and I really should just be sleep. Who knows, I might fall asleep while typing it (believe it or not, I've typed in my sleep before. I actually made words too...they just didn't make any sense when I woke up). But I'm going to try.

See ya later...

4 comments:

Andre said...

But who has any right to find fault with a man who chooses to enjoy a pleasure that has no annoying consequences, or one who avoids a pain that produces no resultant pleasure?

Had no idea what it was...but I love it, it's one of my new fave quotes.. Stank you

Demiera said...

Lol i'm glad you liked it...i kind of grazed over it the first time, but you're right...it is pretty hot!

Video Vix[o]n said...

good looks on that cell blog. where's the link though?

Demiera said...

Its on its way. I didn't put the link up yet because I still haven't gotten around to posting and it looks pretty dumb for now lol. The link will be up in a day or so.