emilyalford
Emily Alford
emilyalford
Sep 8
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Hear me out: Ben Whishaw as Maxim. That’s it. That’s my whole argument.

Aug 28
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Brava! You are the winner of this week’s challenge! 

Aug 27
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His voice makes me so sleepy. It’s like propaganda ASMR 

Aug 27
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This sports man has a 2 am infomercial voice. He sounds like he’s trying to sell me a shamwow 

Aug 27
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Hahaha Julianne “you found your way through the swamp and you arrived safely on the other side” is basically pornographic.

Aug 27
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Is this a normal pocket square? To look like one has stolen four sets of wrapped silverware from the country club’s prep station?

Aug 27
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Trotting out the old welfare queen narrative. They bring it to you every ball.

Aug 27
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Like there’s a way that people could see and that would be the Trump administration doing something about these problems.  

Aug 27
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These speeches all have a pattern: my personal hardship, Trump cares about it, I know because he told me, not because he did anything to address it on a policy level. 

Aug 27
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Hello! This is worse than being in the hospital 2 weeks ago. If I had but another appendix to give to get out of my live blogging duty

Aug 25
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(Psssstt...I’m actually from Benton, but I think Chi Chi is from Greenwood, so I figured we could just split the difference and call it Shreveport to save confusion.)

Aug 7
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Ohhh do Margaret Morris and Minnie Randell next! 

Jul 30
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Thank you for your support. My managers, coaches, and I strongly believe the Olympic committee should be inundated with complaints until this obvious injustice is addressed.

Jul 24
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Look, I don’t care where they tell it as long as it gets told. 

Jul 22
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Sorry! I thought I’d stopped editing my first wrong comment and was instead making a new comment to correct the wrong comment. I come down here like twice a year, and it’s confusing! I’m now going to assume all those death threats on my blogs are accidents.

Jul 22
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But to avoid passive voice, my advice is that “attributed” is the word that does the closest thing to action in this part of the sentence and should be the verb. I could update to change “is” to “should be.” But you’re right, as it stands “were never spoken” is the paltry bit of language this man chose to do no work in Read more

Jul 22
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Ah I just looked at the sentence and “were attributed” isn’t the passive verb, “were never spoken” is. My apologies. But in the passive construction of a verb, the “to be” word is always followed by the past participle of the actual action of the sentence. For example: “The author was corrected by a commenter.” “Was” Read more

Jul 21
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No worries there; my ovaries are broken from cancer, which might have landed me on Sanger’s “huge list” of no-no people even if my socio-economic background hadn’t! Thanks for stopping by to support my child-free lifestyle!

Jun 24
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These didn’t make it into the blog, but...Are they advocating for laws around booty and a special task force to enforce said laws?