VioletandIrises

VioletandIrises

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281 weeks ago @ Clever Manka - Friday open thread · 0 replies · +8 points

It was a thing.

I remember I was talking to my HS Italian teacher once about how Yiddish words are fun because they sound like what they mean, and I used Verklempt as an example. Her response was "That's a real word? I thought they made it up for that Saturday Night Live sketch..."

:)

281 weeks ago @ Clever Manka - Friday open thread · 2 replies · +8 points

281 weeks ago @ Clever Manka - Acknowledgements · 0 replies · +2 points

YES IT IS.

281 weeks ago @ Clever Manka - Acknowledgements · 1 reply · +3 points

Yaaaay Manka! This is much better than a BBQ today <3

282 weeks ago @ The Toast - The Final Link Roundup! · 0 replies · +23 points

I don't have adequate words right now, so I'm just gonna post some gifs:





282 weeks ago @ The Toast - Portraits Of "The Wrat... · 1 reply · +54 points

I like that there's a guy in #5 who is flat-out facepalming.

282 weeks ago @ The Toast - Miss Havisham: A History · 3 replies · +37 points

I always get viscerally upset when reading about this time period and come across a line like "there were ___ children, but only ____ made it to adulthood."

282 weeks ago @ The Toast - Link Roundup! · 0 replies · +17 points

My brother worked for a congressman, and he and some other staffer went with him to a breakfast meeting at the Four Seasons. My brother is a picky eater with a temperamental stomach, so he got a $17 yogurt. My family and I were amused and horrified.

282 weeks ago @ The Toast - Link Roundup! · 0 replies · +5 points

Any time I shut down a telemarketer or other person trying to sell us stuff we don't need, I feel like somewhere Sue is smiling.

282 weeks ago @ The Toast - Paintings Of The Tortu... · 0 replies · +97 points

Prometheus #2 is unquestioningly in a student film.

"Oh, no. My liver. It hurts. So much. Ow."