A salutation from a blogger to the blog's readers, usually following "dear" and preceding a question that the blogger can't be bothered to research him- or herself.
Invented by jwz, I think.
Dear Lazyweb, how do I make (random OS X app) stop doing (random annoying thing)?
To attempt to eat a burrito
while reading a book, preferably outside in a park on a nice day.
Difficulty can be increased by various factors: poor burrito structural integrity or weak wrap, high winds combined with an improvised paperweight such as your bag of chips, etc.
After rock-climbing this morning, all I can think about is stopping by El Farolito so I can go burreading at Mission Dolores.
The tendency of a pedestrian preoccupied with another task (e.g. talking on a cell phone, fiddling with a portable music device) to veer left and right across the sidewalk, unknowingly blocking faster-walking pedestrians attempting to overtake them.
So named for the similarity between the perpetrator's movements and those of a bowling ball in the eponymous ten-pin bowling variant, in which the lane's gutters are blocked by bumpers to prevent gutterballs.
"I just missed the Muni
because I couldn't get around some Bluetooth
idiot who was hella
December 15, 2007