masala chai instructions (followup to convo with @mus):
* 1 star (Illicium)
* ½ cinnamon stick
* 5 clovs
* 5 cardamom pods
* 2 black corns of salt's usual companion
* 1 thin chop of that slightly spicy root (not dry)
* 1 cup H₂O
* ½ cup milk (soy, cow, almond: you pick)
* 2 tsp of that stuff known in hindi as chai
* sugar or what you want
crush masala things with a mortar. add to H₂O and milk, and boil on low for 10 mins or so. add chai and sugar, stir, and cook for ~4 mins. strain, and drink!
our rivals in dolphin town got a working SSL config again
“I don't particularly attach much import to a Platonic ‘workman’ in a bougy communist's mind, but if I look upon an actual IRL workman in conflict with his natural opposing party, a cop, I do not stop to ask my own mind which I support.” — G. Orgood, _Laudation to Catalonia_ https://oulipo.link/pYuYZm
Happy פּסח and/or pascha to folks who hallow such days!
props to our oulipo bots, sitting without words (and what is a posting bot if it can not post?) for a month, waiting to inform us again about snails or Ahab, and coming back without any prompting or anything.
glad to gain again this social spot! what, oulipals, did you do during our month apart? did you visit any oblast shown in color on this map? if it's not gray, you can talk about it!
finally, a bit of organizing for our only political program worth supporting: full-automation luxury gay spatial communism! (via birdspot at https://twitter.com/OrlDSA_Spanish/status/955171062781759490) https://oulipo.social/media/FH1Sko6SRbAsHF3K-50
um actually April 2020, if accuracy is important to you
finally today nyc will stop its 13 days in a row of sub-0°C outdoor cold!
not so cool, though, that nobody told my radiator, so it's now 31°C in my flat
a program, which lacks any fifth glyphs and is found at a similarly lacking URL, for finding out if its input contains any fifth glyphs or not:
FAIR FOR ALL: birdspot 🐦 should allow 280 chars only if such chars omit that fifth glyph