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The Road to v3.9.1: An Epic Tale of Challenges, Woe, Teamwork, and Victory

“Holy SHIZZLE! We’re Fubar’d!!!”

Except I didn’t say, “SHIZZLE,” and I certainly didn’t type, “Fubar’d”

That’s how we ended 2016, or as I like to think of it, how we started 2017.

It was at WordCamp US, Philadelphia, December, 2016 during the State of the Word Address that these words were used in a message to Jennifer Cloake, who was at home that weekend receiving updates from me throughout the WordCamp. Those of you who know me, know that for me to use expletives of any sort is unusual. Those who have bothered to ask, know that when I do, I’m either repeating a punchline of a joke in which it’s necessary, or I cannot think of anything more creative to use due to the gravity of the situation.

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