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“Inspector Sands is a codeword used by

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 19, 2006

Inspector Sands is a codeword used by public transport authorities in London…to alert authorities of a potential emergency without causing panic amongst travellers by explicitly mentioning the nature of the emergency.” Cool! (via alice)

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Shakespeare put coded messages about Catholicism into

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 30, 2005

Shakespeare put coded messages about Catholicism into his plays that, due to the “Protestant, Whig ascendancy”, have not been decoded until now.

Code snippets for working with tags and SQL

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 08, 2005

Code snippets for working with tags and SQL.