Main Entry: grunĚtle
Function: transitive verb
Etymology: back-formation from disgruntle

essays at dsandler.org:

11/18/03:

I invoke the unholy gods of ASCII art, in the name of education about character sets.

why can't amar read (unicode)?

10/5/03:

Man, we finally got around to finishing Wind Waker.

wind waker

6/5/03:

We had lived in Houston for almost two months without a drop of rain. That changed today.

first rain

3/4/02:

"Now it gets interesting. You start to swap out the monkeys, slowly, one by one. New monkeys will observe the situation and decide to climb the ladder; it is likely that the other monkeys, who know what will happen, will beat him to death rather than endure the punishment."

freston on corporate-culture

2/15/02:

Why my hatred for MSIE makes it harder to love PNG.

png

2/14/02:

I admit it — I screwed up the dinner reservations. But Erin saved Valentine's Day.

valentine's day 2002

2/13/02:

"I told him I recognized him from the picture on his books, to which he replied with a smile, 'That was a mistake.' :-)"

a coworker's run-in with bjarne

1/16/02:

Why bother having lived in Boston for a year if not for the scraper in the trunk?

ice

01/03/02:

"Welcome to Houston. To the uninitiated, a tangle of highways and office buildings; to the city snob, an inscrutable morass of industry and the poster child for urban sprawl."

houston 2001 photo-essay

12/12/01:

"I just have to gush about Apple's new power adapter design, especially since I've already been burned (literally) by the Yo-Yo adapter. "

titanium power

12/12/01:

Sunday night in front of the TV.

television

12/10/01:

"The situation looked dire. I went back to my desk and did the only reasonable thing: gripe."

grounds for termination

11/16/01:

"I won't again see the couch where my wife watched me eat the food she'd brought at midnight, wondering when I would realize that I was slowly burning out."

requiem for having been

10/26/01:

"But this particular message... well, let me just say that it's one of the best I have Ever Seem."

prepare to be amazing!


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