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  1. Veritable Quandry

    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    The argument that the Civil War wasn't about slavery has to ignore everything that happened since the Mexican War, especially the entire 1850s. Polk's expansion of the US, filling out the lower 48, reopened the question of slavery in the territories. Texas had slavery, but the rest of the new...
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    Nobody cares about food.

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    Nobody Cares: PRS

    Disnuclearize.
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    Nobody cares about food.

    At a safe distance, of course.
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    Coronavirus Updates

    Not sure how many students we will lose.
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    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    We have had a number of restaurants in Columbus selling ingredients as a way to bridge the supply chains.
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    Quarantine haircuts

    Every summer, Mrs Quandry hacks off all my hair with clippers. We did it a bit early this year since it's only Third Winter in Ohio.
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    WTF Sh*t's F*cked Up and Bullsh*t - a "Who Cares" thread for news

    I don't trust a food services place with a slogan like "Quality is our recipe." People who know how to cook understand that a recipe consists of a list of ingredients and the steps to prepare them in order to make a particular dish. An adjective alone is not a recipe. It doesn't even tell you...
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    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    I have stayed in a number of hotel rooms where the "No Smoking" signs in the rooms were embedded in a glass disc. If you turned it over, it was an ashtray.
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    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    I have to say that Jeni's has really gone downhill since they started mass production. It's been a few years since we've bought any (we lave a couple of blocks from where she lived when she started the company).
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    Racing turns to esports

    Let me know when they start using Mario Cart. I'd watch that.
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    Posting is fun!!!

    We sing.
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    Coronavirus Updates

    FERPA. We get lots of training on protecting student data.
  14. Veritable Quandry

    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    We had a discussion at our (Zoom) staff meeting today, and we have been told that we should be read for Fall classes to go either way.
  15. Veritable Quandry

    Coronavirus Updates

    No. The lockdowns are preventing hospitals from becoming overwhelmed. Look at Italy and imagine 10x the cases.
  16. Veritable Quandry

    Coronavirus Updates

    We need to have two things to go back to "normal." The first is enough immunity from natural (recovered people) and artificial (vaccinations) immunity. THe second is a fast and effective test so we can identify people who are ill and target quarantine measures where we need them.
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    How COVID-19 is affecting society

    People can't drive to their cabins.
  18. Veritable Quandry

    Ruin a first date in 4 words

    Fava beans and Chianti?
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    ME MEs

    It's OK, they're operations, not security.