Since graduation season is more or less in full bloom, you knew it was either going to be some dumbass shit breaking out at a commencement, or some ironic yet asinine spelling snafu. Graduates in Kelso, Washington got the lead joke for reunions to come when their diplomas were presented bearing the state seal of Oregon on the cover. The students could breath a sigh of relief, as the high school diplomas themselves were correct.
Kelso superintendent Glenn Gelbrich said the matter was an ordering error, that was discovered after the ceremony had started. Okay, fair enough on the ordering mishap, but seriously, what the hell on the rest? I believe this is a detail that bears checking in advance, or did the diplomas arrive as people were still being seated?
Then again, I've probably jinxed them now. They'll get the cover right next year, only the diploma will read class of 2061 or some shit. Whichever. Welcome to the real world, kids...
Since the Presidential campaign and my Twitter account both got a brief mention in the New York Times' political blog, I decided to drill down a bit into my account, something I have been meaning to do since really knuckling down on my social media in light of the campaign.
Thus far, I can't complain. My Klout score is now hovering just shy of 60 (up from around 45), and in the last 28 days alone, my tweet impressions have skyrocketed 251%, profile visits are up 46.3%, mentions are up 34%, and I have gained 10,294 new followers. To further the comparison the Times made, not only do I have more followers than former Rhode Island governor and GOP primary candidate Lincoln Chaffee, I have nearly gained more in the last thirty days than he has total.
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(Best Overall Writing)
2011 Blogger's Choice Awards