Archive for May, 2009

May 28th, 2009

You can verb Bing. Kind of.

In You can’t verb Live Search I criticized the name “Live Search”. Microsoft has announced its new search portal… or “Decision Engine”, Bing. Yeah, you can verb Bing. Kind of. People can say “bing it!” instead of “google it!” (and it only sounds SLIGHTLY profane)… but what’s the past tense of bing? Binged? That might […]

May 5th, 2009

Tiny Grasshopper

A few days ago my oldest daughter noticed a tiny grasshopper (about half a centimeter long, at most) crawling on a window inside our house. She thought I might like to take a picture of it, so she came and told me about it. Here’s the best of my attempts: