Technologically illiterate MP who masterminded UK porn blocker gets hacked, threatens reporter for writing about it


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  1. Humbabella

    Another day, another person complaining about which part of speech a word is. You're driving me nuts. First of all, architect is listed as a verb in both Merriam-Webster and the OED. In fact, the OED has says that it is a verb specifically in reference to computing, so the usage of it as a verb here is extremely appropriate.

    But perhaps more importantly, if the usage of the word conveys a clear meaning to you then it's doing its job. It's okay to use words in novel ways, and it is irritating when people complain about others doing so. Plus, every time you do so you open yourself up to be out-snobbed by someone who knows better, as you have been here.

  2. SocialMaladroit

    There was an MP for Devizes
    Whose brain lobes were of different sizes.
    One was so small
    It was no brain at all
    But the other one won several prizes.

    (With apologies to James Herriot.)

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