1. Life is too short to learn how to cook tripe.
2. The Geek Hierarchy, courtesy of the Brunching Shuttlecocks. I'll take issue with some of this. Subbed anime fans are definitely more geeky than dub fans (and I say that as a dyed-in-the-wool sub fan), and people who say 'Japanimation' aren't geeky at all, they're Normals.
tosi [Hep: toshi]
mainen == every year
kotoshi == this year