This world we live in is but thickened light.– Emerson (via lucifelle)
All the Russian-related proverbs in the whole world c/o wikiquote which I found by accident when looking for reflexive pronoun practice. This must be awesome for all of you non-language learners and non-Russophiles.
There is a performer at the frat house across the street doing a loud and terrible rendition of Cat Stevens’s “Wild World.” t minus 55 minutes until the end of the work day. In other news, I have my first softball game of the season tonight. I’m basically a jock now. In other other news, while I was waiting in line at the post office an African American man dressed in...
The accompanying audio exercises
to the Rosetta Stone Russian language program sound like poetry. Maybe someday I’ll write some poetry that incorporates the idea of linguistic audio exercises.
somebody get me a shovel
If you need me, I'm the one
chewing Nicorette gum and scowling.
Every time I open my mouth, inevitably I ache.
Accepted Students Day: In DTR
ahahahahaha. Memories. overheardatbard: Prospective Student 1: “Nice glasses!” Prospective Student 2: “They’re real. I actually need glasses.” Prospective Student 1 (long pause): “That’s…good.” Prospective Student 2: “There are just so many people in society who buy glasses because they want to look good. But I actually need glasses. So I bought a stylish pair.” Prospective Student 1...
overheardatbard: “My milkshakes bring all the boys to the town! And they’re like, it’s gooder than yours! Damn right, it’s gooder than yours! Is that how the song goes?” — Drunk international student singing in the Village (Submitted)
Pandora is KILLING IT this morning. Started with a little rockabilly, then went right from T.I. to Eva Cassidy. Fuuuuuuuck.
My stomach just growled REALLY loudly while my coworker and I were explaining something to our intern. I am an adult, a very serious one.
“On April 1, Jack White released ‘Freedom At 21’, another new track from his forthcoming debut solo album ‘Blunderbuss’, by the method of helium balloon. The balloons were accompanied by custom postcards with instructions for the finder to submit photos and notify the label about where they discovered the disc.” Awesome. Of course he did. “By the...
turnip burritos and Madonna's immortality
2:41 PM Stacen: you should watch madonna music videos I got pulled into some kind of madonna vortex 2:42 PM Me: I think the only Madonna video I’ve watched is “borderline.” Stacen: It started with like a prayer 2:43 PM and then there were so many more madonna videos 2:44 PM she has so many songs 2:45 PM I wonder when she’s going to start being old like other old...