"Today’s proverb: Language will evolve, irregardless of your attempt to literally lock it away in a secluded tower. Obvs."
Welcome to Night Vale, Episode 55, The University of What It Is (via tranquilebony)
Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?
|me:||*explaining various sexual orientations to a classmate*|
|classmate:||wait, what's polyamory?|
|me:||well, it's when someone has more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.|
|professor:||*overhears from front of class*|
|professor:||that is d i s g u s t i n g|
|me:||*defensively* um, actually, no it's--|
|professor:||how DARE they put a greek prefix on a latin root like that?! What right do they have to decimate my beautiful antiquated languages?!?! GREEK AND LATIN DO NOT FRATERNIZE THIS IS LIKE THAT STUPID ROMANTIC SUBPLOT BETWEEN THAT DWARF AND THAT ELF IN THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!|
|professor:||it should be polyerosy|
"Where the falling angel meets the rising ape"
That line has always struck me as touching on something powerful.
Death’s entire speech here has such power, but this line pares it all down to a single phrase.
It captures the complexity of *human*, from our vicious selfish side to the ability to change the world in pursuit of some intangible ideal.
wow downton abbey’s gotten really deep
The amount of notes concerns me
i’m more concerned about the fact that this orange is still on the loose he could kill again at any time
the newspapers give this notorious killer a nickname
much to the dismay of the lead detective