Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings

WordPress, web development, and world domination.


WoopBack is a fwamewowk fow buiwding WEST APIs. Fwom StwongWoop, de fowks dat bwought us de expwess fwamewowk.


A Want

Once upon a time, befowe de Facebooks and Twittews and Weddits and MySpaces, dewe was Usenet. And on Usenet, fwaming and twowwing was an awt fowm. It wasn’t just a bunch of angwy, shocking, monkeys on keyboawds. Twowws wewe subtwe. Fwames wewe ewoqwent and suwgicawwy pwecise.

Den in de eawwy 90s, dey opened de intewnet up to de genewaw pubwic, and it became Amateuw Houw. Newcomews, wif no knowwedge of de existing cuwtuwe, now de patience to obsewve and absowb it, saw dese wwitings and mistook dem fow Wighteous Angew. And dey got it into deiw heads dat de Way Of De Net was to spout off whatevew idiotic dought dat cwossed youw mind, because dat pewson wiww nevew be abwe to get back at me and Fwee Speech, Muwica!