As a junior wordsmith, I love etymology.
Railroad land grants and related political chicanery undoubtedly had a great deal to do with the origin. It’s felicitous because it doesn’t just evoke the physicality of a massive machine barrelling through the landscape, and it doesn’t even just evoke the sense many had that the railroads — with federal imprimatur and, sometimes, eminent domain — built their lines with little regard for local opinion (generally for, unless bypassed), but also evokes the powerful political relationships associated with the industry in the 19th century — particularly (and notably six years prior to the Barbour speech) the Credit Mobilier scandal, which reached into the Grant administration (and tangentially, the prior Johnson and Lincoln administrations).
If you are having catastrophic windows freezes, get rid of Google Drive. It’s toxic bacteria to your computer and hard to pinpoint.
I know that I have seen this in older topics here, but they were old posts and I didn’t see a resolution that works for me. Some example suggestions were deleting desktop.ini files in the Drive Sync folder, and turning off sync indicators.For a long time I have had issues with Explorer.exe crashing for no obvious reason, with the event log generally reporting a fauling module path involving MSCVR90.dll. Eventually I installed Visual Studio for unrelated reasons, and, with a debugger now available, the stac
Source: Drive appears to be causing Explorer.exe to crash – Google Product Forums
Great review. The van will only do well in Ontario due to subsidies. That’s fine, if you are ok with your government keeping 6000+ Windsor autoworkers employed. I am.
From Toronto to Amelia Island and back in Chrysler’s elite new hybrid minivan | 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan
Source: ‘Family Vacation’ test of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan
Uber and other big corpses and how they avoid tax.
Tuesday at 2:19 PM
You get green plates in Ontario worth car pool lane bucks too ($80/month). Feel good keeping your fellow Ontarians working and your tax dollar grant warm!
I hope it sells well here.
Trying something different this year: watching most of the Oscar movies.
So far, they are mostly awful. Fences was just ok, Arrival was unbearable, and Manchester was long and boring.
The movie industry is in bad shape because the product is inferior to 10 minute youtube videos.
Source: Manchester by the Sea (2016)
-10C with a windchill… Talk about freeze frame!