Owl and Oar

s: “I’ve got to find a floppy drive and copy that stuff off that disk.” m: “I was going to get you one of those USB keychain things, for carrying files between home and work.” [Glances at store display.] m: “Ack, Valentine’s Day. I’d forgotten about that thing. Maybe I should get you a USB keychain.” s: “For Valentine’s Day?” m: “Well, I could fill it with porn.”

British men and Valentine’s Day

Survey: 1 in 20 British men have dumped a lover just before Christmas or Valentine’s Day, so they can avoid the expense of buying them a gift. Of course, this gets reported prominently on an Australian news site. “Not so much a chip on their shoulders as a giant steaming cauldron of french fries…”