<= 2012.06.22

2012.08.05 =>

—What’s R. doing?

—She’s ripping the New Yorker to pieces again. Specifically the Louis Vuitton ads, and the ad for Siri.

—Can’t you talk to Siri on your new work phone?

—I suppose so. How does she work? “Hold down home button.” Um, Siri, where can I find a yellow-billed magpie?

—I DON’T KNOW THAT. BUT I CAN SEARCH THE WEB FOR IT.

—OK, search the web.

—SEARCHING FOR, WHERE CAN I FIND A JELL-O BILLED MAGPIE.

(J. falls onto rug, nearly expires laughing)

Somewhat similarly, I'm grateful to Google Voice for consistently transcribing a coworker's name as Abalone.

<= 2012.06.22

2012.08.05 =>

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