Fashionable Language
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Count the clothing references in this livejournal page load error:

Error running style: Style code didn't finish running in a timely fashion. Possible causes:

  • Infinite loop in style or layer

Primary Question: How many do you see?

Silly Subquestion: Is this a subliminal branding technique to appeal to cutting-edge user groups?

Followup Question: Could it be?

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3 Responses to “Fashionable Language”

  1. jenks Says:

    1. 4

    2. if by cutting edge user groups you mean people that talk geek, then yes. (and i’m not kidding. that is cutting exge. it’s ONE cutting edge.)

    3. unless the fashion tips came with instructions that people who spend more time with vogue than with code could understand, it’s doubtful.

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  3. sarah Says:


    1. I see three instances of “style,” one instance of “fashion,” and I think the word “layer” counts, too. That’s five.

    And I have a lot to say on #2 and #3, so I addressed it in a new post.

    Thanks for sparking my brain!