Annual reminder that if someone says that a word originated as an acronym and the word has been used before 1980 they're probably lying.

Examples are "news" and "spud". These were never acronyms

It's cool that you can make acronyms from them but they were just words

And in the case of "spud" nobody actually knows who made it a word

Making a new profile picture

No drawing skills needed; just an eye for detail and a copy of the SVG specification

Saw a wine glass on TV during a commercial so I decided to try it from memory

I think I did pretty good, however it's a much simpler shape than, say, a squirrel

The other day, I finally learned how to draw!

Here's the first thing I did: a bird I saw in a picture

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