The Vancouver Scrum

On the move!

Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.

Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace with in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.

Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at!

—Ian King, December 13, 2004

Monday, March 24, 2003

More Homeland Stupidity Exposed!

In their rush to boycott all things French, some Americans have apparently taken to boycotting French's Mustard. This ranks right up there on the Homeland Stupidity Index with renaming French bread to Victory Bread (victory bread being an American concept, and most if not all French bread sold in the US being baked in those united states) and renaming French fries to Freedom Fries (fries, or 'frites' being a Belgian specialty). For those that are a little thick of skull, French's mustard is named after its creator, and the British company that makes the stuff has felt it necessary to remind consumers of this fact. Yikes.
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