Use of Asterisks in this Blog


When I’m either being ironic or outright lying, I’ll usually include an unattributed asterisk to make it obvious, in much the same way advertisers do. Except they’re supposed to include fine print, whereas I’m not.


For example:


I like pizza. – is true.


I like being beaten at chess*. – is false.


So, wherever you see an asterisk without explanation, please feel free to add a comment that reflects your personal interpretation of the asterisk.


I’m generally not someone who uses pointers, being a no-unsafe-code type of person, so don’t expect double-dereferenced irony.

Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    I’ve finally run around fixing all the broken bits of the blog’s front window, so hopefully the old neighbourhood…

  2. Anonymous says:

    All about Andrew Dugdell

  3. Anonymous says:

    First up: Not GC-related, but to all the Oz Tech.Ed attendees that would like to see a Support Professional…