A couple of days ago when I went to HEB, I bought this Sweet Tea "Honey and Mint" flavor, and it's been wreaking havoc on my throat ever since. It's mint flavor, which explains the feeling of drinking chewing gum everytime I sip it.
Yet, I, like an Alzheimer's patient, continually forget it. After taking a sip from my nearly full glass, I must drink the rest, with hopes that I'll acquire a taste sometime before bottoms up. Unlikely.
But that's not the point of today's post. I've lived in a lot of cities - Lucknow, Montreal, Ottawa, Plano, and finally I'm temporarily existing in Austin. Note, I "live" in Plano, but "exist" in Austin, simply to get an education.
I will now compare Austin... and Singapore. Of course, one may complain that there is no comparison, but you mustn't jump the correct conclusion so quickly.
Singapore is only marginally bigger! (~4% bigger). To be fair and faithful to being a quantitative sciences disciple, I could normalize the values, but that will prove useless, as you will see in a moment.
Singapore: Not Reported, simply because it's probably not significant enough to measure. Hence, I will be conservative and place it at 2x the unemployment rate: ~6%
Best Education Institution:
For the record, UT is probably better. Probably. Except everytime I see that "Time Warner Cable.. it's a winner" commercial, I want to retract that statement, then go on a shooting spree.
If you want to act like a bunch of savages on your own time, whatever. In fact, up the ante and remove those shields, you pussies. Remove each other from the gene pool. But every once in a while, someone says (or implies) when asked "Why'd you come here?".. "UT Football is good".
At that point, the council explodes, and the emergency supression technicians start pumping norepinephrine.
Claim To Fame:
Austin: Leslie, the transvestite running for mayor. (それはちょっと...困りますね.)
Singapore: Changi Airport. Hot. Singapore Airlines. Hot. Singapore Airlines Stewardesses... Hot.
GITRDON Scale (0-10):
Singapore: N/A. (At this point, even 0 has a value. Asian countries are exempt from this scale.)
Number of Idiots:
I hate this place. When am I going to leave.. (in a week, then back for 2 weeks). Although I'm very glad I can escape to the Internet, where everything is as civilized as one would like.
You see, this place is.. testing me. To put up with this place and not be changed by it (for the worse) is 133tness.
Today seems like a very unproductive day.