That Depends On What The Meaning Of "Is" Is
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reporting that Facebook has caved into the demands of the growing crowds, and will soon the make the "is" in its now infamous status updates optional.
As in "Turbo is wishing the American Thanksgiving holiday would hurry up and get here so that he could eat lots of turkey and watch lots of football."
Apparently, over 500 anti "is" Facebook groups have sprouted up to fend off the often grammatically abused status.
Though I've tried to keep my own status updates as gramatically correct as possible, situation depending, it has at times been a bit trying.
So, "Todd is now glad 'is' will, as of tonight, not be a requisite component of his Facebook status, but hopes we quickly move ahead to some of the more important issues relevant to social networking. Is that okay by you?"
Meanwhile, for you Firefox fans out there, the Firefox 3 Beta 1 is now available for download, but recommended primarily for developers and testers and "intended for testing purposes only."
(I would presume that also, for grins, includes the testing of the new anti "is" status on Facebook.)
New features of F3B1 include improved security features, ease