“British Left Waffles on Falklands.” In the correct reading, “left” is a noun...– On Language - Crash Blossoms - NYTimes.com (via elsi)
Follow the Pig: Vegetarian Sans Pretension →
D @ Chocolate Pig creates seriously good eats. I know. My chair’s buckled for weeks after indulging in some homemade pizza (Yes’m), brioche cucumber sammies (Quite right), or vegetable pot pie (lordygoodness). I’ve lost my breath eating D’s homemade biscuits (and they were so good I’m not even worried my recollection of the experience sounding awkwardly, vaguely...
I <3 @charltonbrooker - http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/mar/22/charlie-brooker-newspapers-dangerous-drug
10 fake Simpsons words that belong in the... →
Seriously, “cromulent” didn’t make it? livejamie: I honestly didn’t know some of these were fake.
I should have known working out with unshaven legs was tantamount to Scottsdale heresy. At least I was wearing a Bump-it.
RT @paulfeig: A sandwich is a sandwich but a Manwich is a meal. A man witch is a warlock. A handwich is cannibalism.Sandwich’s still jus …
Bitch's D'bag Decree - HCR Edition →
from Kjerstin Johnson: “Unfortunately Neugebauer isn’t alone in his hateful and childish reactions to the health care reform bill. His uncalled for hatred practically pales next to recent actions of the Tea Party, including but not limited to: Using “n——r” while chanting “Kill the bill” at Representative Joe Lewis, and spitting Representative...
What? Oh, it was last week? ♫ http://blip.fm/~njvta
Australia's Rednecks →
because Ja’mie’s incessant put-downs can only provide so much context
RT @simonpegg: RT @empiremagazine: @simonpegg & Serkis are Burke & Hare. See ‘em here! http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=27 …
Classy. (via KSDK St. Louis)
via bitch magazine’s facebook: an open letter from michael moore via npr’s monkey see blog: oh, the writing in twilight…
The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.– Philip Roth (via libraryland)
the ten best young adult books for grownups →
#5 Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is amazing. I only saw the film version of #3 (or 8, depending on the intended order), and I’ve renamed it “Nick & Norah’s Infinite Fingerbang.” Take that as a condemnation or recommendation as you will. paperbackgirl: a piece i wrote for flavorwire. hint: twilight is not on this list.
If you ever need to make your own Grand Canyon, start with a river and lift up...– Paul Ford - The Morning News And also: “There is tourism for the body—a trip to the Jersey Shore or Ibiza, waterparks and nightclubs. Return relaxed, brain scooped. There is tourism for the mind—a walk through the Louvre, a visit to the Liberty Bell. The Grand Canyon is a little of each.” (via...
I am a bad tweeter. I AM a twitter fail.
and other A-Z frights Hellenologophobes beware.
linkhaus: Stephen Fry On Language Series 2...
I get their essays and I go ‘You obviously don’t know what a sentence fragment...– Paul Budra, English professor and associate dean of arts and science at Simon Fraser University (via zog)
Corey Haim Dies At 38?! →
First Jonathan Brandis, now Corey!?
Happy International Women's Day!