Rant in your own damn diary! I dare you to disagree with me Previous rants Current rants

The Random Text Says: ""

Obnubilate...Strange Word.

February 9th, 2002 - 4:15 a.m.

I'm Currently Avoiding:

Here's a good question...mornings suck, why am I awake? And what is this, epic month on the movie channels? It seems like almost every time I flip to the movie channels they're playing Gladiator, Braveheart, or Bram Stoker's Dracula. Jeez. I mean, I sort of saw parts of American Pie, Jeepers Creepers, and the South Park movie too, but it's more common for some grand cinematic epic to be showing.

Okay, I've had this window open and staring at me for more than two hours now. Enough is enough. Time to move on...to playing tetris and talking to people and writing stuff and...whatever else it is that I'm doing. Ciao.

Glass is easily Obnubilated...

obnubilate (v. ahb-NOO-buh-layt)

: becloud, obscure

The meaning of obnubilate becomes clearer when you know that its ancestors are the Latin terms ob- (meaning in the way) and nubes (cloud). It's a high-flown sounding word, which may be why it seems most likely to turn up in texts by and about politicians. In fact, when the U.S. Constitution was up for ratification, 18th-century Pennsylvania statesman James Wilson used it to calm fears that the president would have too much power: "Our first executive is not obnubilated behind the mysterious obscurity of counselors. . . . The executive power is better to be trusted when it has no screen. . . ."

Anti-Song of the Day: "I Love Rock 'n Roll" by Britney Spears. Not only did she have to decide to break into the movie business and star in a feature film (For why this is a bad thing, see my views on actors trying to become rock stars and vice versa), but she just had to go and ruin a song that was really great. Now I won't be able to listen to the *decent* version that I adore without thinking of *her* version. Blech. For that, Britney Spears is the winner of our unannounced and arbitrarily decided Frigger 'O The Week Award.

Feeling lucky? Choose an Entry At RANDOM! Yes. Random. Randomosity is cool...come on, you know you want to... Well, if you don't subscribe to peer pressure, then just go Back or Forward with the Dragons below:

Read the Previous Entry by Clicking On This Dragon Read the Next Entry by Clicking On *This* Dragon...I promise they don't bite.

Note: This is just a temporary measure so people can still get to some of these places, until I can do something, like kill HostedScripts.

Read Older Rants / Take the Current Poll / Visit the Polls Page / Sign The *NEW* Message Board

Go to the Lost & Confused Home (there's a home? it's not lost?)
Prev | List | Random | Next Powered by RingSurf!

Join The Cavorting Revolution!

And I like it that way.

This is another shameless plea for attention & feedback, yes, again.This goes someplace.  Where?  Click it and see.  I thought it was self-explanitory myself.
No idea where this tag is going to show up.Or this one.Look!  Another mystery tag!
This will take you to some directory...again, self-explanitory buttons.
Umm...again, this goes someplace.

Send a Message to Someone Other Than Me Who Has ICQ
Search Something or other hereI have no Idea where This will be.  Great Googaly Moogaly!
What?  Not another one!
This site is powered by the ICQ Web Pager Panel 1999 ICQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.
I'm going to add some stuff before you get to the fancy stuff they put in here automatically. For anyone who chooses to page me, I will respond to your page via e-mail as soon as possible. However, for faster service, please include your ICQ, MSN Instant Messanger, or AIM number, name, or whatever is appropriate. This will guarantee you faster response, since I'm much better at responding to instant messangers than I am to e-mails. Now you can read all the other stuff that was originally here. You can ICQ-Page the owner of this web page as well as other users right from here with no additional software. Your messagewill be instantly delivered. If the user is online, the message will popup on her screen, if the user is offline it will be stored and forwarded to him/her as soon as she connects to the internet. Installing the ICQ client will enable you to know if your friends are online and communicate directly with them.
Use of the ICQ Web Pager Panel is subject to Terms of Service

More insanity...do you dare? Go on...be a voyeur someplace else Spread the rantings to others...I command it! Become subject to the Voyeuristic tendancies of others