@alys So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king asked, saying, "LET'S GET CRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNK."
@cherubiks That's a bullshit rule embraced by a very small minority of people who read tarot. Buying your own first deck isn't disrespecting anything, and ensures that you get one you actually like instead of a terrible Smith-Waite recolour.
@MoMartin Oh, wow, you just reminded me of how sad I was when the only local store that carried them closed. Half sours for the win.
I occasionally thought of @MoMartin and Atenea as I was making this masa ball soup with chile-infused broth.
@matt (For contrast, in 1984 there were 49,764 babies given the name Matthew, declining to 11,611 in 2017.)
@matt It's more that Simon was never common in the US; the first time more than 500 children were given that name in a year was 1984, and it's since been growing in popularity (2015 is the year with the most new Simons, at 1,633.)
uspol and my canadian friend
@patience There's a small part of the upper peninsula that's in Central Time, so the polls in those counties are probably open until 9 Eastern. But the bulk of the state is 8 Eastern.
@dconley AWS at work, Linode at home (mainly out of inertia, but they've done some work on shifting from their original slow and clunky provisioning model to more modern on-demand offerings so it might be reasonable for your use cases.)