beyoncebeyotch: today at starbucks this girl ordered a drink and told them to put the name “primrose everdeen” on the cup and when the barista called out the name she screamed “i volunteer as tribute” and everyone just stared at her
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of...– Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate) From Wikipedia: She correctly suggested that silicon, carbon, and other common metals seen in the Sun were found in about the same relative amounts as on...
I HAVE FEELINGS ABOUT THE ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN...
yamino: xekstrin: roachpatrol: angerliz: wanderingoff: buetterfliege: by which I mean I WANT TO KNOW MORE I mean the worldbuilding— the WORLDBUILDING— it’s so amazing but so far it’s only hinting at this much deeper socioeconomic current and I need to know everything right now oh my god like, first of all, the existence of the Equalists - what are they actually protesting? At first I...
Tumblr Language: A Starter's Guide
Person on Tumblr: FUCK YOU. I HATE YOU. JUST LEAVE.
Translation: You are wonderful. Something that you have just done is wonderful. I love what you do/are/said/etc. Please continue in this fashion.
Person on Tumblr: HJAIOERJTIOASJFIOASD WI3ROKJIOADSF IOAEJIOKJA!!!!!
Translation: This makes me extremely emotional. Most likely in a positive sense.
Person on Tumblr: WHAT IS YOUR FACE. I CAN'T EVEN.
Translation: You are a very attractive individual. Congratulations.
Person on Tumblr: THAT'S IT. I QUIT.
Translation: You are very talented in your given endeavor (photoshopping/fic-writing, etc). Sometimes I wonder if I could ever achieve that level of skill. Please continue what you're doing; you are an inspiration.
Person on Tumblr: I want to have sex with you.
Translation: I want to have sex with you.
Check your damn privilege as a female who will never experience the friend zone.– DSFLKJSDHL????????????????????? DFKJSGYHASJYQKUWEDTGASCHJB (via moominboy) Man, I got friendzoned back in high school. He said we’d been friends for far too long for us to date.
For the confusèd among you.
Old English (Anglo-Saxon): Eft he axode, hu ðære ðeode nama wære þe hi of comon. Him wæs geandwyrd, þæt hi Angle genemnode wæron. Þa cwæð he, "Rihtlice hi sind Angle gehatene, for ðan ðe hi engla wlite habbað, and swilcum gedafenað þæt hi on heofonum engla geferan beon."
Middle English: In þat lond ben trees þat beren wolle, as þogh it were of scheep; whereof men maken clothes, and all þing þat may ben made of wolle. In þat contree ben many ipotaynes, þat dwellen som tyme in the water, and somtyme on the lond: and þei ben half man and half hors, as I haue seyd before; and þei eten men, whan þei may take hem.
Early Modern English: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid art far more fair than she Be not her maid, since she is envious; Her vestal livery is but sick and green And none but fools do wear it; cast it off. It is my lady, O, it is my love!
Modern English: Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.
Pointless dribble: Omg, lol, def totes ridic, c u ltr
[trigger warning: rape culture, entitlement] You want to say Hi to the cute girl...– an excerpt from Phaedra Starling’s “Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced” (via lostgrrrls) important things think about. (via honeymoonlover) Excellent advice for the dudely types. (via rainbowfairyprincess)