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I am growing more curmudgeonly as I age and remember hearing old
folks express this feeling, when I was young, by rattling the news
paper, to much effect. I read everything now in the iPhone and find
myself grumbling and cursing at almost every new piece if news I
come across, but have no way
to express my rage non-linguistically
from inside of the medium, the way paper-rattling so effectively
does. Solution? An iPhone app that uses the gyroscope to deliver a
dynamic and expressive paper-rattling sound. Ah, bitterness!
||Careful! Don't damage the bricks!
||If you're going to be a proper curmudgeon, you need
to learn how to say "Harrumph!" without it appearing
contrived. A good "Harrumph!" can be used in many
situations, even when reading on an electronic
||Carry a magnifying glass too, so you can read the fine print on the Classifieds.
||You mean the obituaries, that's all that old people read.
(bigsleep's comment made me laugh loudly, out).
||I'm heading towards old, and I never read the
obituaries. I figure if I die someone will tell me in