On extended weekends (Lament of the hourly temp)

You are paid the same
If you work Friday or not?
Not so for Sarah.

Thirty-five hours
Must be worked, even when the
Week has thirty-two.

srah - Tuesday, 1 July 2003 - 3:15 PM
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Comments (12)

gravatar katie - July 1, 2003 - 9:59 PM -

Pauvre, dear Sarah,
My heart, it goes out to you.
I wish I could help.

But alas for you,
I have no consolation.
Instead, I say: NYAH!

gravatar srah - July 2, 2003 - 7:37 AM -

Ha ha! Made you haiku!

gravatar katie - July 2, 2003 - 10:05 AM -

Haiku, what a joy!
Haiku, it is beauteous.
Haiku drives me nuts.

gravatar Jez - July 2, 2003 - 2:21 PM -

Aren't you glad I'm sending loads of Brits to your website, Srah?

http://www.beatniksalad.blogspot.com/2003_07_01_beatniksalad_archive.html#105716270600489579

gravatar katie - July 2, 2003 - 3:04 PM -

Ok, now the right column is completely blank. What gives?

gravatar Sue - July 2, 2003 - 4:23 PM -

No haiku, but...
If you can get British Channel 5 there, make sure you switch on at 10.30pm GMT. 'Circus' is on, with the delectable Mr. Hannah.

gravatar srah - July 2, 2003 - 6:17 PM -

Yes, thank you, Jez.

Katie, the answer to your question is that long URLs in my recent comments don't wrap, so everything disappears under my text until more comments push those out of the way.

Sue, I wish I got British TV, but I will have to watch Circus on video instead.

gravatar katie - July 2, 2003 - 7:26 PM -

Um. That would be an answer to my question, except that I'm talking about the right column of your index page, not your comment box.

At any rate, I'm home now and it's looking fine on my home computer. Please feel free to ignore me.

Permanantly.

gravatar srah - July 2, 2003 - 7:40 PM -

It was an answer to your question. In the right column of the blog, there's a "Recent Comments" thing. When someone puts a long URL in, it doesn't wrap - it pushes everything to the left, so the contents of that column are hiding underneath my blog. It does make sense! It does!

gravatar Jez - July 3, 2003 - 3:46 AM -

You should be pleased you can't get British Channel 5. It's worse than the French channels, if you can imagine such a horror.

gravatar srah - July 3, 2003 - 7:39 AM -

Anything that shows John Hannah movies is okay by me... even if it is Circus.

gravatar katie - July 3, 2003 - 8:33 AM -

*bows head in shame*

I defer to your superior blogproblem-solving skills.

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