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  •  i wish i had an excuse (4+ / 0-)

    i just like the way text looks without caps.

    To put the torture behind us is, inevitably, to put it in front of us.

    by UntimelyRippd on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 10:25:49 AM PST

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    •  me too (2+ / 0-)
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      Mnemosyne, edrie

      that and sloth.

      •  oh, i'd take sloth over deformed and fused joints (2+ / 0-)
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        SwedishJewfish, aitchdee

        any day of the week!

        btw, i am now typing with my "new" fingers - have enough bend that i can use both hands again.  

        i just realized why i stopped caps (besided loving archy and mehitabel).  the last joint on my little finger of the right hand fused years ago - i didn't know that it was solid bone from middle knuckle down - so i can't bend it.  to use the shift key on the right hand, i have to twist my entire wrist - think "pain".

        so, i don't use caps.  i'd trade caps for fingers any day of the week!

        sigh...

        got a bad initial hand therapist after the surgery - she didn't even schedule the first therapy appt until after a month beyond the surgery - and the day we took off the splint was 10 days out, not 7 as recommended by the surgeon.  that same day an exhuberant young nurse bounded around the corner and smashed into my new fingers - didn't hurt the replaced joint but jammed the first joint of first finger and i couldn't bend the damned thing for two more weeks.

        soooooooo

        i'm a full month behind in regaining full use of my fingers... so i get a wee tad miffed when someone starts kvetching because i don't use caps (not you).  what a petty thing to b*tch about!  especially when one doesn't know the reason.

        i've had lots of people ask me why - never had a problem explaining - but the snide comments above make me want to hurry my "bending" of those knuckles a la ali.....

        rarely does anything bring out that response in me... i think it is frustration at how long it's taking to get my hand back so i can ride again.   grrrrrrrrrrr

        EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

        by edrie on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 05:27:43 PM PST

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