Fun fact: Williamsburg isn’t full of hipsters.
Bullshit. Look at this map. 95% of the people who live there seem to work in some sort of old timey craft nonsense. Weavers, wheelwrights, coopers. What kind of city has a cooper in 2013? A hipster city that’s where.
AP Magazine Issue #299 (via jackingtonoff)
DON’T WORRY, PETE WENTZ, I’M ALWAYS THINKING ABOUT WHAT YOU AND PATRICK ARE DOING WHEN I’M NOT LOOKING.
I just had to fan my face.
“He was kind of into it for a second.”
“Yhdistä persoona ja verbi” - “Link the pronoun and the verb”
“He loved the ladies. (Plural, that is.)”
— Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children, and Other Streets of New Orleans, by John Chase
“Team up and send them to Greece to form the basis of a new currency.”
— The One Hundred Most Pointless Things in the World, by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman
I am not going to reblog the sentence in question from the book nearest me, because it has to do with child sacrifice.
“Standard carny procedure” - Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
“She always loved my stories from the war, too.” Okay, so the closest book was Captain America: Road to Reborn. (I counted the pages)
She made no moan—her heart was stone—she read his smiling face;
And like a dream flashed all her life’s dark horror and disgrace;
A moment only—with a snarl he hurled her into space.
(Robert Service, “Ballads of a Cheechako,” 1909)
As science fiction scholar Jess Nevins explains below in an excerpt from his Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana, Oshikawa merges these themes with fanciful machines manned by the Nemo-like renegade, Captain Sakuragi. -The Steampunk Bible, Jeff Vandermeer.
Basically, alien machine sex?
Being a solitary person without a sense of country, he had never felt he belonged to that village— or to any other.
(Eva Luna, Isabel Allende)
Twenty-three? - When She Woke, Hillary Jordan.
(At first I miscounted and got “She didn’t know, and her ignorance made her anxious.”)
Oh my God this is so helpful, holy crap.
BUT WHAT ABOUT CELLPHONESSSS
this is pretty much accurate except for the maize?? LOL NO
I would like to confirm that at no point have I referred to corn as “maize”. Good call on everything else, though!
And I will neutralise that by confirming that I would call it maize. ;)
AW DID YOU REBLOG THIS JUST FOR ME? HELPFUL REBAGEL. ;D
Heh, I remember trying to explain the concept of sausage and gravy biscuits to a Brit once. At first she was horrified, and rightly so!
I would like to humbly add Surname (brit) and Last Name (usa) to this. Whenever I ask someone for their surname at work, I get the weirdest fucking looks. AND THEN I MUTTER ABOUT RUBBISH UNTIL THEY WALK AWAY.
WAIT A SECOND, I WAS SURE AMERICANS SPELLED IT PYJAMAS TOO.
- A perpetually confused Canadian
We do not!
i use both taxi and cab, faucet and tap, and i say curtains not drapes.
Ditto, and I wouldn’t call a freestanding piece of furniture a closet. Or are they saying that you’re less likely to have a built-in closet in Britain?
Wait did they fucking shut down the overcast kid website I was going to go buy a membership. I planned this for so long oh my god.
We’re marchin’ on
But this little girl was super-cute.
Harold: Stay behind John, keep saving people.John: Did you say move heaven and earth to come and find you, shooting as many kneecaps as I could along the way, because I did that. I always do what you ask, aren't you proud? Harold? Harold my eyesight is going I need to put my face next to your face to see how you're reacting to all of this. You look pale, I'm concerned. I may need to make out with you a little to make sure your heart rate is fine and you're breathing normally. Relax, it is all part of the job.
Hot Chocolate Snickerdoodles
ATTN: Barnacle since I don’t have your email address
Preheat oven to 350.
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
“I feel ill,” [Howl] announced. “I’m going to bed, where I may die.”