I’m in school and I’ll be writing a paper about the politics of grammar, how “proper” English rules are arbitrary and class-based, and how all types of slang or dialects or pidgen are internally consistent.
Have you all seen this article making the rounds? What do you think?
Anyone want a crayon drawing? Reply here or tweet at me!
I loved this article that's been making the rounds on my facebook feed:
Anyone want to meet up this Saturday or Sunday?
Anyone want me to crayon them a picture?
She just had surgery and is going through unpleasant knee rehab. Any suggestions on what I can get as a gift? I think she's on a diet, or else I'd already buy food/booze.
I was re-reading the post about "The Benevolent Stalker" (now deleted) when I saw this followup:
Dated a guy off and on for maybe 9 months, ended things 2 months ago. I'm still so upset and angry and hurt at him and how he treated me. I'm tired of feeling like this, please, any advice for not caring so much and being so mad would be appreciated.
So, you might have heard about the recently publicized remarks from Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at Grace Hopper. Essentially, in response to a question, he said that women shouldn't ask for raises but trust that their work would speak for itself and inspire rewards. Saying this ignores several well-known issues…
Every hardware store I go to just seems to have steel or other alloys.
I just want to know what it feels like. Maybe I'll become addicted?
Gender gaps in STEM fields and majors are well-documented. Far more men than women study these subjects and enter the workforce.
I was just feeling irritated at Kotaku after reading this article, where the top comment with plenty of upvotes begins with:
I was at a Japanese restaurant with some friends the other day and several of them had really weird table manners with chopsticks and Japanese food. I'm Japanese-American, so it bugs me to see people do stuff like stick their chopsticks in their rice. But then again, I'm Japanese-American so I'm way too polite to…
Looking for Android app recommendations here. I use fitbit, Moves and Runkeeper, and I'm looking for an app that can make pretty graphs for me.
[dunno why anyone would, but no mainpage please]
Guys: please study this awesome infographic and implement in your next social dance setting.