Re: Your latest purchases, cont.
Yet another laptop from NASA's fire-sale. All computers must go before next year's shipment arrives!
And by "fire-sale" you mean "getting stolen" and by "laptop" you mean "critical piece of a fucking spaceship".
Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist A. Cameron speculates that P. died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.