When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig WILL ALWAYS AND FOREVER REBLOG THIS QUOTE (via the-madame-hatter) (via catladysoul) I’m taking a class called The Archaeology of Sex and Gender (I’m an anthropology and art history major), and we were studying female figurines from the Neolithic era. Some girl in my class brought up...
Similarly, when senators Lito Lapid and Jinggoy Estrada laughingly bantered...– Macho (Congress)men, Elizabeth Angsioco, Manila Standard
Yes, it’s about equality. But it’s also about something else: commitment....– U.K. prime minister David Cameron speaking to the Conservative Party in Manchester this week. Interesting take on the issue. More. (via gaywrites)
If there’s not enough money in the bank account, you don’t spend it.– Charles Schwab, What I’ve Learned, Interviewed by Mark Warren, Esquire, Volume 153, Issue 3
The weird power of magazines derives from the unique collision of words and...– The Magazine is the Message, Letter from the Editor by David Granger, EIC of Esquire
When a girl says she wants to lose weight,
saffroncalls: it usually means she wants to be thin enough to look good in a bikini. Tomoooh!
Jobs was not a great human being, but he was a great, transformative, and...– Read more http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/10/steve-jobs-dies-1955-2011.html#ixzz1ZxlgYnL9
because I love the Starks
I find it appalling someone simplified A Song of Ice and Fire with the words “House of Stark? with “House of Losers.” I don’t think you can really claim a protagonist as a “loser.” it’s fiction’s job to keep the reader/viewer asking and rooting for an ending. And besides, whatever the house, George RR Martin finds a way to make you throw the book in...
beggars can't be choosers
This happened while K and I were sipping coke and eating bread from a small bakery near the office.
X: Ma'm, penge ng barya.
G: Er, wala akong barya.
K: Bigyan mo na lang bread mo.
G: Eto po, bread.
X: Ay, kakain ko lang eh.
G: Wala talaga akong barya.
X: Sige ma'm, okay lang.
He may have been in a wheel chair, but the response makes me think otherwise. The guy had enough money to eat! It's like giving a donation and having it thrown back cause it's not enough.
Last Friday Night, Sep 30/Oct 1 edition
From textsfromwesteros.com; edited to apply to this morning’s situation: Hung over does not do justice. I am hung like a horse over. I am hungover and over and over. I am hung, drawn, and quartered fucking over. Fuck drinking with you people. I am making a (sweeping) declaration: no patron tequila for a trimester!