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Eric's sense of humour.

Eric thinks that his sense of humor is 'dry'. But I find his writing very light and funny yet it conveys the message.

Check this excerpt from his article on SCM Introduction.

"Second of all, please accept my apologies if my dry sense of humor ever becomes a distraction from the material.  I am writing about source control and trying to make it interesting.  That's like writing about sex and trying to make it boring, so please cut me some slack if I try to make you chuckle along the way."

I think that was hilarious! What you say?

JD

JD
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Feeling a little insecure Eric? Errr.... I mean, JD?

Blah
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Eric made another funny here:

http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?pg=pgDiscussThread&ixDiscussTopicParent=39&ixDiscussGroup=3&cReplies=4

I thought it was also quite funny.

OffMyMeds
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Speaking of funny, Joel's new book is titled brilliantly!

Alex
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Eric is a pompus self-important bore

Bob's Your Uncle
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Bobs Your Uncle == Eric

Even when hes trying to be self deprecating, hes funny!

anon-y-mous cow-ard
Thursday, September 2, 2004

The "Bob's your uncle" poster is essentially correct.  I've been called worse.

However, it's fairly obvious that I did not post that comment, since I know how to correctly spell the word "pompous".

/me breaks out in a fit of maniacal laughter...

Eric Sink
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Just don't make fun of Eric's name.  I learned the hard way.

Forecastle
Thursday, September 2, 2004

Instead, make fun of the fact that his bio pic looks like a DUI mugshot.

muppet
Thursday, September 2, 2004

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