Friday, December 7, 2007


Sigh. Yet more proof that I am woefully ignorant of pop culture. I only just today discovered The Urban Dictionary. I love the fact that users can vote thumbs up or down on a definition, and the one with the best up-to-down ratio gets ranked first.

I discovered this because a colleague of mine swears he caused the tipping point of the urban usage of “krispyin white, nerd sub-culture (in Buffalo, at least). I’d be shocked if anyone wanted to challenge him for that title, so I’ll give it to him uncontested.

Now, who the hell is Rihanna?

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