I met a cephalopod from an antique land,
Who said—"Eight vast and trunkless legs of stone
Lie in the desert... Near them, on the sand,
On the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Octomandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
I like my boys like I like my food: cheap, easy, and probably a bad idea
"Yes, I am a girl"
You are correct
Thank you, Duolingo, I feel affirmed :)
I'm not a religious person by any means, but there's something about funeral ceremonies that makes it easier for me to accept and come to terms with the loss of a beloved person.
It's also one of those rare moments in life, where the world around you stops turning for just a few minutes, and all your problems and sorrows seem minuscule, almost crushed by the weight of a much, much more significant feeling.
It gives you the chance to stop and re-evaluate life and its meaning for a brief moment.
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My Dad: Why are people who are not poor socialists? It suggests the entire movement is not actually in the interests of people who are poor.
Me: History o Fabians, Kantian ethics, fear of falling, and also right wing populists want to murder me and my friends, so that factors in...
so i'm not out at work yet but someone said "i'm hungry" today and i almost said "hi hungry, i'm tricia"
which would have been the most on brand possible way to come out
Me: Ok... OK... Oooookaaayyy... O...K
Brain: You can't just keep saying, "OK", you actually do have to get out of bed.
Me: *whispers* ok
Nazi dogwhistles from the US government Show more
Today, HHS said it's lost track of 1488 children. https://apnews.com/aad956b7281f4057aaac1ef4b5732f12
"1488" is a white supremacist symbol. https://www.adl.org/education/references/hate-symbols/1488
This June, the DHS denied that references to 1488 in a press release were deliberate. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/blakemontgomery/homeland-security-statement-theory
Plausible deniability fades.
I have just discovered Mastodon's "delete and redraft" option on toots, and I am so delighted
CW genitalia; sharing my answer because apparently people are still getting outraged about something that doesn't happen. Show more
Also, feel free to follow me on Quora too :)
Q: Do most transgender children and teenagers change their genitals, or do they just live with what they were born with?
Cover of old book; mentions genitalia and masturbation Show more
This 1848 publication claims to be a medical book.
But I think the designer of the front page had other motives.
("Woman and her secret passions: containing an exact description of the female organs of generation, their uses and abuses, together with a detailed account of the causes and the cure of the solitary vice")
There was an "I'm old enough to remember the launch of Channel 5" meme going around. I'm just old enough to remember
- the start of breakfast television
- the launch of Channel 4
- BBC2 going off air at lunchtime every day for no discernible reason
- "Mr Men follows shortly"
- the testcard with Carole Hersee and her clown playing noughts and crosses
You know that colour called "medium brown"?
I thought of a better name, but it's medi-ochre.
The dreams I plant in someone's mind may bloom as hope for humankind
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