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6 years ago @ The Toast - People In Tiny Houses ... · 4 replies · +160 points

Y-yes, it is sex that is the problem with grown-up adults living in these tiny houses, absolutely

*furiously erases "FARTS--WHERE DO THEY GO??" from the "minuses" column of my tiny house plus/minus list*

6 years ago @ The Toast - Pretty Much All Songs ... · 7 replies · +155 points

This Song Is Definitely Not About Drugs (Wink, Wink)

7 years ago @ The Toast - Plausible Lines For Ab... · 1 reply · +11 points

I'm so happy that I got on the Columbo train last week. He really *does* say "Just one more thing..." a lot!

7 years ago @ The Toast - Geography According To... · 1 reply · +35 points

Hearts, Spades, Clubs, Fortune Cookies. Pretty standard stuff, really.

7 years ago @ The Toast - Dirtbag Athena · 3 replies · +58 points

Now I just want an entire Dirtbag Theogony!

Muse 1: Merebelliessaywhat?
Hesiod: Wh-what?
*Muses snicker, skateboard away*

7 years ago @ The Toast - Learning the Controls:... · 1 reply · +18 points

"Every day, from across the classroom, I saw my peers agreeing upon social cues and communal behaviors which remained alien to me."

God friggin' DAMN did this speak to me. I'm somewhere on the spectrum, as are several members of my family. I have SO MANY memories of being a child and thinking "where did these people learn this stuff? am i MISSING BASIC HUMAN INSTINCTS?!"

Here's to making it through, for whatever values of 'making it' and 'through' apply.

7 years ago @ The Toast - A Linguist Explains th... · 10 replies · +19 points

This is amazing!

I will only add: am I the only one who friggin' LOVES Ms Fisher's Murder Mysteries but couldn't give two pavlovas (cause they're australian, see) about Phryne and Jack getting together? Phryne rules, Jack is boring af, Hugo+Dot (Dugo?) are the best.

7 years ago @ The Toast - You, There! Stop! You ... · 0 replies · +24 points

"I mean, you _can_, I guess--it's a free country or whatever--I'm just saying I wouldn't, if I were you, is all. But I have a doctorate in Theology and I'm stuck making minimum wage--plus benefits, but still--telling people not to go through doors, so what do I know?"

7 years ago @ The Toast - Dirtbag Beowulf · 6 replies · +82 points

I read once (maybe Heaney??) that 'hwaet' is actually closer to "So,...", which I choose to believe because it makes Dark-Age bards sound more like teenage girls.

7 years ago @ The Toast - The Best Comments On T... · 0 replies · +37 points

As an ex-Classicist, this makes me tristis.