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Bad Baby Names are back!

I figured out If This Then That and set it up to email me the Vital Statistics page from the Hawaiian Tribune-Herald every time it gets published to the web. This means that I get a fresh new list of baby names every week, and you get a fresh new Bad Baby Names post every […]

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canspice.org is now on twitter

That’s right, canspice.org is now on Twitter! New post updates will be sent there, so if your favourite RSS reader is being killed, just follow @CanSpiceDotOrg and you’ll get your fix.

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canspice.org moves to octopress

I’ve decided to move my blog away from WordPress and to Octopress. Why? Simple. I don’t blog as much any more, and I don’t have time for blogging much any more. Part of being a responsible website operator is making sure your website hasn’t been hacked to serve out bad things. WordPress, being a dynamically-generated […]

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Tweets not posting on Facebook? Here’s the fix.

Sometime after 8:31pm PST on 7 February, tweets from my Twitter account stopped automatically posting to Facebook. Nothing seemed to have changed, so trying to fix the problem was troublesome. I finally figured it out, so here are step-by-step instructions on getting your tweets back onto Facebook: Go to the Twitter app page on Facebook. […]

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Inaugural 2008 Bad Baby Names

January’s almost over, and the first Bad Baby Name post of 2008 is only coming now? What gives? Blame the Trib! I haven’t seen any baby names printed until today. Luckily for us, they seemed to have saved up all the really bad names, because we’ve got a bumper crop. To the Bad Baby Name-mobile! […]

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Bad Baby Name(s) of the Week: Dicetin and Alextacy

Every Monday the Hawaii Tribune-Herald publishes a list of babies that were born in Hawaii County over the previous week. Given that parents these days seem to have some sort of disease that turns the name-choosing part of their brain to mush, the list is usually a source of unintentional entertainment. Yesterday’s paper was no […]