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Weekly Best is in need of medical attention

by mje (Curate)
on Mar 25, 2009 at 13:21 UTC ( #753119=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Not to be taken seriously.

I just noticed in my weekly best nodelet:

Server Error (Error ID 6528389a64552) An error has occurred. The site administrators have been notified of the problem and will likely soon fix it. We thank you, for you're patients[sic].

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patients A patient is any person who receives medical attention, care, or treatment. The person is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a ...

I have patience and look forward to it being fixed ;-)

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Re: Weekly Best is in need of medical attention
by Lawliet (Curate) on Mar 25, 2009 at 18:12 UTC

    Whenever I find an error on Perlmonks, I assume it is an inside joke.

    I don't mind occasionally having to reinvent a wheel; I don't even mind using someone's reinvented wheel occasionally. But it helps a lot if it is symmetric, contains no fewer than ten sides, and has the axle centered. I do tire of trapezoidal wheels with offset axles.

Re: Weekly Best is in need of medical attention
by Fletch (Chancellor) on Mar 25, 2009 at 13:29 UTC

    To say nothing of the spurious comma and misuse of you're for your (although not directly germane, Bob probably would not be amused) . . .

    The cake is a lie.
    The cake is a lie.
    The cake is a lie.

      I spotted those as well but decided I might have been taken seriously if I'd mentioned them. Now you've done it I guess it is ok.

Re: Weekly Best is in need of medical attention
by olus (Curate) on Mar 25, 2009 at 16:13 UTC

    From the same source

    Patient is also the adjective form of patience.
    So, can one assume that if you have patience, you're patient?

    Now, about that plural...

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