Monthly Archives: July 2006

The origins of ‘Number 2′/poo

I’ve never known where the euphemism of ‘Number 2’ meaning ‘a poo’ came from, but a theory came into my head the other day when I saw one of those toilets with a split-button flush – the ones with a … Continue reading

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Office Fantasty Football league

The World Cup has come to an end, and although England didn’t do too well I have the consolation prize of winning our office Fantasy Football league: Pos Manager Team Week 5Pts Total Pts League Pos 1 Mr K Bunyan … Continue reading

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The Daily WTF

I’ve never come across this site before, but I gladly have now. It contains some amazing examples of coding, although I still think I’ve come across many as bad in daily work. The Daily WTF

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Autorun an executable from a USB key in Windows XP

After much Googling, reading, hacking, downloading applications and generally fiddling about, we finally got a USB key to put up the correct autorun prompt when you put the key in the port. i.e. put the application you want to run … Continue reading

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Telegraph Fantasy Football password

It’s been a struggle to find the password this week, and I certainly wouldn’t go to the expense of buying The Telegraph. But I’ve found it at last. For the last few World Cup games, it’s GLORY.

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Trip to Hamburg

We went to Germany for the first week of the World Cup. There wasn’t an England game on in Hamburg (it was all booked long before the draw came out) but it was a great laugh anyway. Strange street art … Continue reading

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