I've Got New Shoes
, comfortable, my size and Made by Korean Tech.
, presumably here in Indonesia. Obviously I need to know the proper way to look after them so, like any literate person, I read the tag and get the following:USAGE
1. This can be useful for sports activity and/or leisure purpose.
Just what I want them for ~ casual, that's me.
And I only use one leg at a time: left, right, left right.2. Please review a tagged notice on this product for direction and washing.
Erm, do they mean this tag that I'm quoting from?SHOE CARE INSTRUCTION1. All shoes should be cleaned and dried.
No problem there.2. Rub shoes gently with a damp cloth using inchworm water and mild soap.
How do you know it's an inchworm? By measuring it with a tapeworm?3. Do not use bleach.
They're black shoes so I wouldn't think of doing that.4. Do not force dry i.e. raddy either, tumble dry, hair dry and other soap of direct heat.
I know I shouldn't really worry about not understanding. After all, as their blurb tells me: All Spotec products are reflected with the accumulated experiences together with world famous sports players for a long time and the high technology.
Presumably, although the "tagged notice
" uses English, the shoes aren't meant for those countries where English is a major language. So are the "world famous sports players
" sumo wrestlers and Ethiopian marathon runners?More About Worms
And probably a good yardage more than you really want to know, but this is a great website
.In the beginning was the worm, and the worm was with Sydney Brenner, in a back room of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge; and Sydney looked upon the worm, and saw that it was good. Jim Watson was around too, and looked upon the worm, but Watson comprehended it not. "This is twenty years ahead of its time", he said.
Did you know that a cockroach has three parasitic worms in its rectum?
The Worm Woman
was the subject of a post I wrote
four years ago. Although Mary Appelhof died on May 4th 2005, her work on worms, a science known as vermicomposting, continues.
Dust to dust, ashes to ashes - how else but the humble worm?The All-Powerful God ....
.... is the patron of the e-Bible (.pdf)
and apparently made cockroaches and worms, as well as us.
You've no doubt heard of Jesus turning water into wine, but apparently with a neat little misspelling, and "by God's mercy
", he can also manipulate hyperspace.
If you've got a Blogger blog, then misspell your URL in the address bar of your Firefox browser thus: http://jakartass.blogpsot.com/
. Then click 'go' and ......
I didn't bother reading as I'm already converted.*Gene Netto
, however, was surprisingly amused.