The topic of this week's post was a bit more challenging than normal. Ever since my inadvertent "reboot" of the Everyday Usability series, my brain was stuck in that frame of mind. Even today I struggled to break my mind from it.
This week my inbox was flooded by notifications of a great blog post from the Emergo group, outlining the changes set to occur to the medical device regulations in Europe. Changes such as:
I couldn't resist the urge to post another picture in the Everyday Usability series after seeing this:
I've often believed that the number of idioms and quirky phrases describing a particular characteristic, event, or circumstance is mostly equivalent to its frequency in everyday life.
A good friend of mine in high-school was trying to understand the definition of a "hyperbole". Now, if Google would have been sophisticated enough at the time to include the "define:" feature, it would have returned the following for hyperbole: Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. Instead, I got the following nugget of awesome: So it would be like saying I ate a whale, when I really ate a cupcake? I think my response was laughter and "Sure, something like that..."