The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest:
The spaghetti harvest here in Switzerland is not, of course, carried out on anything like the tremendous scale of the Italian industry.
The last two weeks of March are an anxious time for the spaghetti farmer. There’s always the chance of a late frost which, while not entirely ruining the crop, generally impairs the flavor and makes it difficult for him to obtain top prices in world markets.
From an April 1, 1957 BBC report, describing how a spaghetti crop is harvested from bushes.
Unless Gmail’s new 2 GB limit is a lie, Sedition.com’s post this morning is the first April Fool’s joke I’ve seen today:
This is the last post ever for Sedition.com and probably the last thing I’ll write online for a few years. I’ve accepted a missionary position—if you’ll excuse one final double entendre—in China.
Made me laugh.
Gmail has increased email capacity:
To celebrate our one-year birthday, we’re giving everyone one more gigabyte. But why stop the party there? Our plan is to continue growing your storage beyond 2GBs by giving you more space as we are able.
I still use my Yahoo! email because of its Calender feature. I don’t use POP email anymore.