Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


18 Aug 2013, 15:44 p.m.

It Is A Fun Word

This MetaFilter comment, plus not actually knowing how the song goes, caused my household to start chanting bringing in the sheaves; bringing in the sheaves as a sort of "la la la can't hear you!". …

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26 Apr 2013, 8:37 a.m.

Breakfast Conversation

"You can look up [shop name] to get the address. They have a map and everything." "Oh I already did it." "I did it thirty-five minutes ago." "Well, I did it about five minutes ago." …

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22 Apr 2013, 20:39 p.m.

Naming Opportunities

"Additional naming opportunities within the Museum are also available." Things to name include: An individual flavor of cupcake in the museum café (would you like chocolate, vanilla, or Leonard Richardson Memorial Strawberry?) A stair step …

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30 Jan 2013, 21:37 p.m.

Kids' Jokes

Via Metafilter: some kids' jokes that don't quite work, on inexplicable behavior, vocations, garb, and very explicable behavior.

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08 Dec 2012, 12:28 p.m.


"What license is it under?" "The 'I put it on Tumblr' license?" "Ah yes, Misattribution-ShareAlike." (Today) I read "dear web people: forcing smartphone users to click on a tiny dot 9 times to see all …

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21 Sep 2012, 22:19 p.m.


I used to do a lot of stand-up comedy. I was at open mics at least once a week, I polished my material, I was always coming up with bits. The impetus: I went to …

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01 Sep 2012, 15:04 p.m.

Bertie Wooster, Tom Buchanan, and George Oscar Bluth II

In Arrested Development, G.O.B. makes use of a racist felon, "White Power Bill," as the unwilling demonstratee of a magic trick. Humiliated, Bill stabs G.O.B., crying, "White power!" As G.O.B. falls, he croaks, "I'm....white..." This, …

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12 Apr 2012, 8:48 a.m.

She Was a Buuuuuuuuug Filer, Defect Ticket Yeah

So this morning I discovered, while chatting with Leonard, that "(Now) I'm a Believer" by the Beatles has the line "Not a trace / Of doubt in my mind," where I had gone three decades …

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01 Apr 2012, 20:22 p.m.


Post a clever and funny joke in the comments?

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15 Mar 2012, 14:40 p.m.

Everybody Loves Raiment

As a certain variety of corporate-office woman knows, it's great to have a variety of black trousers. (Or, as time goes by and one does not replace them when they fade, a variety of fairly-dark-gray …

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