In Brazil Cyclist’s Death, a Clash Between Wealth... →
The death of a cyclist in a car accident involving Thor Batista, the 20-year-old son of Brazil’s richest man, has awakened a debate over wealth, influence and traffic deaths.
When it comes to unwanted, unborn children, men have responsibilities without...– Quote from the National Center for Men, a group given as an example of a non misogynistic men’s rights group. WHAT FUCKING PLANET ARE THESE PEOPLE LIVING ON JESUS CHRIST (via insecurelobster) WHAT. THE. FUCK. (via devils-and-daffodils) Wow I don’t think you understand how reproduction works....
“If you have a car parked on your lawn because your garage only holds five cars… If you go to a diner and order your eggs ‘Faberge’… If you thought Cloverfield was a movie about your butler… You might be a Romney.”
Pronounce "vous." Now pronounce "mischievous."
inothernews: Thank you. I mean, I know I’m not supposed to be a prescriptivist and all, but I admit the “-vious” thing makes me ruhhllll sad. So, like, let’s not call it prescriptivism. Let’s say it’s highly marked in my idiolect or my dialect. Or something like that, okay? You can say mischevIOUS all you want. I mean, my head may actually explode -...
Is it a bad sign if I get a weirdly large amount of enjoyment out of making trees with qtree in LaTeX? Typing all those brackets is the most tedious thing in the universe, but the tree output is just so satisfying. Plus using LaTeX means I’m avoiding Microsoft Word, which is always my absolute favorite activity. (Oh, you thought you were a nerd? Did I mention I’m doing this on a...
cannot stop doing article searches for information about the management and nonunion rate of distal clavicle fractures. this is the curse of a research-oriented mind. (seriously, collarbone, would you just heal already?)
polygl0t asked you: Have you written a post about...
lesserjoke: I haven’t written a post on it, but I did just teach my students about it a couple of classes ago. ‘Singular they’ is a linguistic feature that many English speakers employ conversationally, but is often attacked as “incorrect,” particularly when it shows up in writing. Essentially, it’s using the plural pronoun “they” (as well as “them” and “their”) to refer to a single person. It’s...