But even that doesn't work all the time. Occasionally, the comment just disappears into the ether, but when you try to re-enter it, it tells you it's a duplicate. That happened yesterday. I tweeted the blog owner and asked him if anything had gone to moderation, but he said, nope.
They say all lost objects end up on the moon. There must be a special crater for lost blog comments! Or else maybe we should all start praying hard to St. Anthony!
[On that note, a Google search turned up this amusing blog post by Nancy Mace (December 20, 2010): http://my1073fm.com/stanthony/
from which I took this image]: