RT magiciansbook RT @Freudeinstein: Cop says to Schrodinger, “You know you got a cat in the trunk?” Schrodinger says, “I do now.”
RT ebertchicago The Man Who Dared Not Smile. One of the saddest stories I have ever heard. http://bit.ly/fV3RQN
@MikeChorost Being in an airport is like having a mild cold: freedom from all responsibility save keeping yourself comfortable & nourished.
@Margoandhow Dishonest and cowardly, but wonderful for improving the students’ enunciation. Say it 5 times fast.
RT Margoandhow Seattle school renames Easter eggs ‘Spring Spheres’. For Pete’s sake. I’m Jewish and I think “Easter eggs” are fine. Talk about PC run amok.
RT peacebang Dear Sriracha Rooster Sauce – The Oatmeal theoatmeal.com/comics/sriracha via @Oatmeal
RT SeeSome @robinabrahams Reduce your high-five fears (Hi-Fobia?) with Wired’s “How-To High Five” guide: http://bit.ly/8n0Q1b
FB friend: “If there was any question our rabbi was gay..he is featured in BBC story b/c of his Princess Di collection”http://bbc.in/dIgtFX
RT EmilyMandel From Buzzfeed, a compilation of passive-aggressive signage at doomed Borders stores. http://bzfd.it/fo8CUX
Unconventional routes to a successful academic career: http://bo.st/gxrVjP. Publish, or make other people perish.
Being French is no excuse. @Stephenwordsmit Isn’t crampon originally a French word?
@KateHarding Sometimes I panic and do a pre-emptive hi-five. “Ha! Now it is your hand-eye coordination to be put to the test.”
Am I the only person who experiences a brief moment of panic when someone hi-fives me, fearing that I will miss?
@fatemehf Once dreamed was foreign corresp. on Mideast assignment, went 2 Tehran GAP 4 clothes, saw window display of mannequins in burkas.
You know a word that must have been coined by a man? “Crampon.” No woman would name an object that. I cross my legs every time I hear it.
So glad this person didn’t write in to me with her “problem”:http://bit.ly/fXJ3f5
Question for women under 25, esp. teens: is dating scene really this awful? http://bit.ly/fbpOMy Depressing, if so. How to change?
“How long should a man’s legs be? Why don’t you ask my little friend?” she snarled, as her sword whicked thru the air–and Magruder’s shins.
RT lediva @robinabrahams I’ll never forget the way she stood over Robert E. Lee’s battered body and said “This one’s for Abe.” before killing him.
@lediva That’s what I’m talking ’bout! #MaryToddNinja
Previous quote was comment at 12:19AM on this thread, about anti-feminist complaints re: women in action movies: http://bit.ly/fToQqR
Civil war legend: “Mary Todd Lincoln once took out an entire Confederate cavalry brigade w/a samurai sword & a handful of throwing stars.”
Just wrote 2 friend: “it’s rotten to be sick when the weather’s nice, you feel like you’re letting down the side”–woke up British, I guess.
Last sentence is great: http://mindhacks.com/2011/04/10/adlers-ashes-rediscovered/
@AmandaMarcotte I saw a kid in Italy in a stroller with his legs crossed, reading a book. All he needed was a clove cigarette.
Comment of the week: “Sadly, there is no polite way to behave as a rude boor.” Half my columns in a nutshell. http://bo.st/hcSeKa
“Confessions of a Formerly Angry Black Man”:http://wapo.st/fpEz3U. As angry white woman, found this brilliant, scary, & true.
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