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Manuel Guzmán
“@faboomama: White liberals: Better spelling. Less guns.” Sorry. This machine only accepts tokens.
*dies* - Anika
Facebook is where I find out which of my family and friends really like official pages of strippers and lad mag models. So it's kind of like Myspace.
I feel like we are solidly pre-post-internet at this point. - Meg VMeg
Also a good place to see your friends get snookered by sneaky web pages that need a FB like to see the intriguing picture/video. - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
Besides "landlord", what modern words most evoke feudalism?
gentrification - Victor Ganata from iPhone
eminent domain (not that I feel that's a bad thing always but the word "domain" feels feudal to me). - Spidra Webster
Fealty - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Realty --> realtor Fealty --> fealtor? - Spidra Webster
This is actually part of the reason behind why I hate addressing a group of women as "ladies". 'Lady' is the female equivalent to 'Lord' to me. - Spidra Webster
Also because of my American bias: queen, crown, realm :D - Victor Ganata from iPhone
sharecropper - Spidra Webster
payment in kind - Spidra Webster
dominatrix - Todd Hoff
commons - Spidra Webster
poaching - Spidra Webster
tribute - Spidra Webster
dowry - Spidra Webster
chattel - Spidra Webster
Of course, most of these aren't modern words but words that are medieval or pre-date the Middle Ages but have survived to our own in some form. - Spidra Webster
Yeah, I meant words that have survived till now. But I shoulda been more specific (and yet subjective too) by specifying modern -and- commonly used. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
gentleman - Spidra Webster
boner - Dough Balls
Steve, you scamp! - Spidra Webster
There are actually a lot of medieval throwbacks in legal speech. Estoppel, escheat, eminent domain, etc. - Spidra Webster
Milk of the poppy <wink> - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
watery tart - Brent Schaus
bankrupt. - Betsy
mortgage - Betsy
Kevin Fox
If something happened long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away you may be able to watch it in realtime with a big enough telescope.
Phil Plait
Just typed the word “sperm” into Google for a post I’m doing tomorrow. The things I do for you people.
Rick Turoczy
RT @al3x: I wrote a blog post about recent events at Mozilla and GitHub and the resulting accusation of "mob rule":
Margaret McFee
Things I learned form Archer: Mussolini’s corpse was hung from the roof* of an Esso gas station. (*not a lamp post as stated in episode)
Impressed that Google's stemming algorithm knows that clusterfuckier is the comparative form of clusterfucky. Also surprised I've used both.
clusterfucky or clusterfuckery? How do they differ? Discuss! - Louise "Weezy" Alcorn
Adjective vs. noun, right? - Steele Lawman
Eric - Watch Me Now
Hannity Unloads on ‘Hack’ Jon Stewart: ‘He’s Kind of Obsessed’ with Me -
Hannity Unloads on ‘Hack’ Jon Stewart: ‘He’s Kind of Obsessed’ with Me
"Sean Hannity went after Jon Stewart Tuesday night for mocking him over his support of Cliven Bundy and hypocrisy therewith. Hannity mused that Stewart is “kind of obsessed” with him, and called the late night comic the “chief apologist for the Obama administration.”" - Eric - Watch Me Now from Bookmarklet
Can't wait for Stewart's rebuttal. ;-p - ronin
Hannity must not be aware of the old saying, "Don't feed the bears." - Steven Perez
Then again, Hannity's reaction might be a clever ruse to boost ratings. Nothing amps the numbers like a good old-fashioned poop fight over ratings. - Steven Perez
Errr... If Stweart's job is to point out the failings of news organisations and you're featured regularly... might not want to point that out... - Johnny from iPhone
Yeah, unfortunately they don't see that as Stewart's job. They think Stewart's job is being the "chief apologist for the Obama administration." - ronin
And really, Stewart's job is to make people laugh so that they'll keep watching Comedy Central. - John (bird whisperer)
did you see Stewart go after sexism in politics and journalism last night? Brilliant. - Louise "Weezy" Alcorn
Gabor Cselle
Officials predicted 43,000 San Diegans would enroll in @CoveredCA plans. The final number is nearly triple that
RT @neiltyson: The limits on your enlightenment come not from the age you stopped going to school but from the age you stopped being curious
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @monteiro: We ever find that fucking plane?!?
Ayşe E.
RT @rtraister: All day, have fought urge to just type Picketty Picketty Picketty Picketty Picketty into Twitter. Giving in feels so good. Picketty.
Steven Perez
the one true hot dog #chicagostyle #noketchup #omnomnom @ Wrigleyville Grill
the one true hot dog #chicagostyle #noketchup #omnomnom @ Wrigleyville Grill
I think I just found a new hot dog joint. - Steven Perez from Android
Still love me them Chi dogs, but those bacon-wrapped L.A. street dogs are starting to grow on me. - Victor Ganata
Monique Judge
What is your favorite HBO show? Soon you will bea ble to watch them all on Amazon Prime Video.
What is your favorite HBO show? Soon you will bea ble to watch them all on Amazon Prime Video.
Holly's favorite Anna
Women Struggling to Drink Water | The Hairpin -
Women Struggling to Drink Water | The Hairpin
Show all
! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Funny, the second image is one of the ones that Marie found with crying alone with salad... See and and - Joe - Systems Analyst
“Astronomers Reveal Relationship Between the Color of a Galaxy and the Size of Its Bulge”
Steve Loopipe
RT @BenKuchera: "I was able to argue about one thing on this list and thus male privilege is a myth. Your move, SJWs." Thanks, bro.
Free Radical
<Searches Amazon for "rubber bulb metal valve>. Is that what I think it…AUGH NO NOT ON MY WORK COMPUTER
Ayşe E.
Just talked to myself, then laughed out loud, before realizing I'm sitting alone. In public. Send help. And more coffee. #deadline
Some of us do this all the time. - Big Joe Silence
Eric - Watch Me Now
Aw RT @washingtonpost: Re: that last tweet, we meant to say "rare wolf cubs," not "wolf cups."
Aw RT @washingtonpost: Re: that last tweet, we meant to say "rare wolf cubs," not "wolf cups."
Lead in Ancient Rome's Water Was 100 Times Natural Levels - D-brief | -
Lead in Ancient Rome's Water Was 100 Times Natural Levels - D-brief |
"Everything from northern barbarians to the spread of Christianity has been blamed for the collapse of ancient Rome. But researchers have new evidence for another contributor: There was something in the water." - Maitani from Bookmarklet
"A study has found that “tap” water in ancient Rome — supplied to the city via lead pipes called fistulae — contained 100 times more lead than water drawn directly from local springs. That amount of lead in the water may have been a “major public health issue,” according to the new study." - Maitani
Maitani, you might enjoy the amazing science behind lead (and the politics!) on Cosmos s1:e7, The Clean Room, -- also mentions lead as possible cause of Roman decline. - Adriano
Thank you, Adriano, my current computer doesn't let me watch it, but I will look into it soon. :-) - Maitani
Apparently, using lead as a sweetener was also a thing back in the day :D - Victor Ganata
Sugar of Lead, sounds delish. - ronin
"I don't feel so bad about aspartame anymore." - Big Joe Silence
Could another empire be doomed to fall? - Ken Morley
I wonder how many people eat off of Queen Elizabeth II's face? :D - Victor Ganata
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @travishuggett: "I wish I had a small weird smelling apartment that is always rocking back and forth." -people who want to live on houseboats
And that might sink in a storm. - John (bird whisperer)
I want MacGyver's houseboat. And calm seas. EDIT: the houseboat when MacGyver had it The houseboat now (2010): - Betsy
I use to watch MacGyver and I don't even remember that! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Excuse me while I update my bucket list. - Ken Morley
I found better pictures of the interior of the houseboat set: - Betsy
Brad DeLong
RT @AriBerman: SCOTUS says minorities should challenge discrimination at the ballot box...after gutting the Voting Rights Act, making it harder to vote
RT @Salon: It's a matter of time before Phoenix is entirely uninhabitable: How climate change is ravaging the American West
Ayşe E.
RT @moyalynne: Read Justice Sotomayor's strong and brilliant dissent on today's #SCOTUS Affirmative Action ruling in full:
Ayşe E.
RT @NekoCase: The title of my first volume of pretentious erotica (that I will never write) shall be titled: "I wave my boner to a sexy cloud, hither."
Brad DeLong
(1/3) Can anybody tell me what “opera vita aeterna” means? “The works live forever” would be “opera vivet in aeternum”, I think, and…
This response is plausible, at least: (Opera is not a singular noun, though; it's just that neuter plurals in Latin can take a singular verb.) The lack of ancient citations is worth noteworthy at the same time: - John (bird whisperer)
RT @michele_norris: "Race matters to a young man’s view of society when he spends his teenage years watching others tense up as he passes" - Sotomayor dissent
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