Seen in Temple Bar today:
Didn't actually smell too bad, though I'm not sure if what was cooking as I walked by was horse or venison (it wasn't lamb). I didn't stop for a horse kebab, though.
Right now, in the Secret ECB Bunker, Enda Kenny is wearing his finest ultimatum-giving smirk, facing Rehn, Merkel, et al. Eurovision plays quietly in the background.
Noonan, hiding under the table, passes him a script to read.
"You must reduce our bailout rate, or we will cancel Jedward's passport, so that it may roam the Schengen Agreement area forever, frightening children and domestic animals."
From a Microsoft email released by Microsoft under court order in 1999:
"MacOffice is the perfect club to use on them [Apple]".
And from a Google email released by Google under court order in 2011:
"we are using compatibility as a club to make them do things we want"
(The 'them' in the second mail are the Android manufacturers).
Somehow, the Google mail evokes images of Google sitting in leather armchairs with Samsung and Motorola, smoking cigars, while a waiter holding an unauthorised Android 2.x tablet with no Marketplace looks on resentfully; the Microsoft one just evokes images of Ballmer hitting Jobs with a club.