Tuesday, June 12, 2007

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A787917



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4 comments:

Princesse Ecossaise said...

This distresses me.

*Sore head AAAAAAAAARGH*

Jeebus said...

It's not that hard to understand =P

Princesse Ecossaise said...

You must be a geek Jeebus!

ColbyPants said...

What's wrong with being a geek?