Although I realize in retrospect how soulless and corporate the Starbucks music venture was, I was a young gay teenager in a small town at the time and I found their compilations so...sophisticated, I guess. Lol. I remember buying Putumayo world music compilations there, and a collection of French pop songs that I… Read more
I’ll bring the port, fruit, and fancy crackers.
Oh wow! It's the currency of our people, apparently.
And she did, as well, after she got his letter. Austen’s point is that they couldn’t fall in real love with the actual person until they gave up what they thought were their best attributes--being able to size up and judge another person the first time they met them.
The fact that modern vehicles don’t have a button that makes it a well lit area by extending poles with high intensity LEDs, while illuminating the passenger compartment, starting multiple cameras streaming to offsite storage, and calling your mamma, the mayor and the press to boot, just goes to show that automakers… Read more
He also has some that make fun of specific cliches like “I, Your Stepbrother, Decline Your Advances.”
The revolution will be aerobicized.
Thanks, this is really helpful and great. Volunteering is definitely something I want to do, now if only this stupid pandemic would end so I can be around other people!
I gave out a bonus point each time someone corrected my spelling, which is admittedly terrifyingly bad, and hopefully proved by example that perfection wasn’t the point of writing, effectively advocating for one’s own ideas is. Also, Hawthorne himself didn’t even spell it Hawthorne until he graduated college, so I’m… Read more
Mrs. Ghost is not a statistician, but she is an academic with enough training in the field that I get highly suspicious any time I see a Twitter thread attempting to prove a political point with some kind of statistical analysis. So you have my sympathy.
I’m so glad there’s a well reasoned and coherent POV around here because I thought I was going nuts.
Also the complete inability to discuss these fads as things enjoyed by individuals because they like them and that’s totally legitimate rather than because they are ‘a type of person’ who has been zapped by a… Read more