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Like That Scene in "The Wrong Trousers". Posted on 07/19/2002.

For an article I'm working on, I just tapped out this turn of phrase:

Typically, such problems are addressed by putting in place a series of small projects; unfortunately this approach is something like madly laying train tracks ahead of a rushing railroad car, concerned more with keeping the train moving rather than paying attention to where itís going--which is often right off a cliff.

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Cracking paragraph, Peter!
Posted by dave @ 07/20/2002 06:22 AM PST [link to this comment]

Not only that, but the graphic is fabulous! Is it a Willis & Grommet?
Posted by joe @ 07/21/2002 12:28 PM PST [link to this comment]

"Wallace and Gromit", and, yep! I stole the image from here.
Posted by peterme @ 07/21/2002 09:28 PM PST [link to this comment]

And you've touched on the really amazing thing about Gromit's ability -- it's not just that he can lay track that fast, he can *steer* in real(ly fast) time by laying down the right track at the right time.
Posted by Marc @ 07/24/2002 03:03 PM PST [link to this comment]

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