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The perfect night: Going to bed with a dream, waking up with a purpose ♥♥
لایک - hosein.x6
^^ - Cera
The perfect night: Going to bed with a dream, waking up with a purpose ♥♥ - نافرمانی مدنی
Going to bed with a dream, waking up with a dream... - chakra
LOL. Dreamer - Sean-G
/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\\/\\/\/\/\__________ Like ♥♥ - Gajamoo گـ َـجَـ مو
Thank you dear MotherEarth, chakra, Sean and Gajamoo khan. - mina_sydney
^ - Paul
... - Arash
A+ | Shadows and Realities... - Ali Oz
I'm thinking a purpose for the day or week will really get me focusing on what I need to do. ... - Paul
Thank you, Sepi jan :)** - mina_sydney
like - aghah
... - Arash
. - Arash
+++ So true ! :))) - Ouistitis
UP - Cera
The Earth without “ART” is just “eh”
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June 9, 2012 - Comments disabled - Share
+++ - Cera
+ - aghah
Cera & aghah :) - mina_sydney
Thank you, Mahan jan :-) - mina_sydney
عالی :) - ardvisoor from FreshFeed
Thank you, Ardvisoor jan and my dear booteh jan, glad you liked it :-) - mina_sydney from iPhone
... - Arash
Art for the stylized facts :) - Hadi.YaLın
Sepi jan :)** - mina_sydney
doubtlessly, Hadi jan :) - mina_sydney
+ - hosein.x6
Light Reading ... JANE EYRE, by Charlotte Bronte.
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June 28, 2012 - Comments disabled - Share
+++ :)* - Cera
مینا فوتبال نگاه نمیکنی؟ :) - Hadi.YaLın
هادی جان٬ فوتبال؟؟؟ من؟؟؟ :))... ارزو میکنم ان تیم را که دوست داشتی٬ برنده بود :) - mina_sydney
چرا بابا نگاه نمیکنی؟ دوست ندارید؟ :دی مرسی . یکشنبه مسابقه فاینال هست :ی من طرفدار اسپانیا هستم - Hadi.YaLın
خواب را بیشتر دوست دارم:)) شبت خوش هادی جان و٬ وقت رفتن به دانشگاه هست برای من - mina_sydney
خلاقيت ِ فوق العاده اي تو اين هست واقعا ! خوبه خوبه دوست داشتم ، ياد ِ عكس اتل افتادم :)) - MAS
Hi, Sepi jan <3** - mina_sydney
ورزش دوست ندارید ؟ :ی به سلامت . خوب باشید - Hadi.YaLın
Mas, ممنونم :) - mina_sydney
Hi lovely ... it is light reading but a wonderful one ... Enjoy :-** - Sepi ⌘ سپی
The passionate tale of forbidden secrets! great book - Paul
I love this book, enjoy reading it:-) - "Flo14wer"
... - Arash
Liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiike - Gajamoo گـ َـجَـ مو
سوالي كه برام پيش اومد و قبلا بهش توجه نكردم اينه كه خودت گرفتي ؟ اينو ؟ :)) اگه آره چطوري ؟ يعني فلاش چتر رو گذاشتي زمين سر به بالا و چترش رو هم دادي دست ِ اين دوستمون نور رو برگردون كرده ؟ فلاش ها چند ژول بوده ؟ و باقي سوال ها رو هم حالا بعدا ميپرسم :) - MAS
I love Jane Eyre. :) - Jenny H.
Thank you, Flo14wer jan :-) - mina_sydney
MAS khan, نه خیر٬ متاسف هستم. عکس را من نه گرفتم. - mina_sydney
Kelli:-)* - mina_sydney
I love it :) - Homa
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You say that you l♥ve rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains…
You say that you love the sun, but you find a shdow spot when the sun shines/ You say that you love the wind, but you close your windows when wind blows…This is why I’m afraid, you say that you l♥ve me too… - mina_sydney
simplicity is sometimes best :)* - Cera
And when the wind blows, as shadows grow close don't be afraid... - Paul
++** - hosein.x6
sehr gut! schönes Wochenende, Mina :) - Sean-G
^◕‿◕^ - Cera
عالی بود مینا :) - Hadi.YaLın
بههههههههههههههه:)لااااااااااااااااااایک - aghah
up - Mary
برای اینکه درد امپول خیلی واقعی تر از دوست داشتن باران هست :)) - chakra
Shadow spots are nice... :) - Eivind
Indeed, Eivind jan…Especially, When you’re in Spain…Enjoy it, Salud :) - mina_sydney
Thanks, Mina. I am :) - Eivind
++ - DArA
++ - نهال
+++ - Hadi.YaLın
up - Cera
bump love this +100 - WarLord
... - Arash
I would like to that the drops of rain make a soft landing. | Yağmur damlalarının yere yumuşak iniş yapmalarını isterim. :) - Ali Oz
like again :) - Ali Oz
+++ - Hadi.YaLın
+++ - aghah
+ - kian
باران ... - Hadi.YaLın
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wineღ♥
i like the photo! (by the way both are women i think, no...?) - grizabella
Thank you, dear pplus :) - mina_sydney
Dear gizabella, It doesn't bother me :) - mina_sydney
Lets' face it, if I'd been my age back in those good old days, I'd be dead right now :)) - Cera
i didn't say it bothered me, it was just an observation. - grizabella
I know, my friend :-)* - mina_sydney from iPhone
me too :) - chakra
:)) Cera - mina_sydney
old Love ... - Hadi.YaLın
Thank you. dear malik, Mahan jan and chakra aziz :-) - mina_sydney
Dear Hadi, I agree, Old friends are best friends :) - mina_sydney
Yes . Of course :) - Hadi.YaLın
<3 - aghah
" - hosein.x6 from FreshFeed
old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine- Fantastic - Paul
+ - hosein.x6
شرابی کهنه می خواهم من از خمخانه یارم-- که مستیهای یک روزی نخواهد کرد بیدارم - Arash
سلام بر مینای عزیز و مهربونم :**** - Homa
Salam, home Jan. Merci:-)** - mina_sydney from iPhone
☀‫‫ - Sean-G
Old movies ... - Sepi ⌘ سپی
... - Arash
ترشی سیر هم قدیمیش خوبه! بعضی موزیک ها هم. بازی های کامپیوتری قدیمی هم. کلا حس نوستالژیک حس خوبیه - Techfan
+ - hosein.x6
- - Paul
+ - Judi Abot
So do I ++++++++++++++++ - -سعید همیشه سبز -؟
old feeds ; old songs ... - Ali Oz
. - Arash
And you think in the same way as I do Mina, thanks :) - ℰℭℋⒶⓃ
^ - Judi Abot
+++ - Homa
. - Arash
+ - Paul
Pyura chilensis: the closest thing to getting blood from a stone | Running Ponies, Scientific American Blog Network -
Pyura chilensis: the closest thing to getting blood from a stone | Running Ponies, Scientific American Blog Network
"“Period Rock? You’re calling me Period Rock now? Guys, seriously, I might look like a stone, but that doesn’t mean I have the heart of one. Why doesn’t anyone ever just call me Michael?”" - edythe from Bookmarklet
LOL @ tomato thunderegg. Pyura chilensis look so weird and cool. I don't know if I'd be brave enough to eat one, though. - Jennifer Dittrich
LOL. I'd try one (cooked). - John (bird whisperer)
Hmm. I could probably be talked into it; I've eaten bugs, on purpose. This can't be too much weirder, right? Now I just need to get to Chile. - Jennifer Dittrich
Probably nothing too wrong with eating it. It's related to the violet (vee-o-lay), I think, which is another sea squirt and is listed in my 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die book. Someone says it tastes "soapy" on one site... Or like iodine. (What does that taste like?) I was just guessing about it being related. Turns out I was right. (A pineapple under the sea...) - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
"sea squirt." :) - edythe
Stockton, California becomes largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy
Steven Perez
Kynance Cove, Cornwall by marmendy mill
Kynance Cove, Cornwall by marmendy mill
Technology - Rebecca J. Rosen - Get Ready, Because Voyager I Is *This Close* to Leaving Our Solar System - The Atlantic -
Technology - Rebecca J. Rosen - Get Ready, Because Voyager I Is *This Close* to Leaving Our Solar System - The Atlantic
"Last week, in the corners of the Internet devoted to outer space, things started to get a little, well, hot. Voyager 1, the man-made object farthest away from Earth, was encountering a sharp uptick in the number of a certain kind of energetic particles around it. Had the spacecraft become the first human creation to "officially" leave the solar system?" - Maitani from Bookmarklet
"It's hard to overstate how wild an accomplishment this would be: A machine, built here on Earth by the brain- and handiwork of humans, has sailed from Florida, out of Earth's orbit, beyond Mars, beyond the gas giants of Jupiter and Saturn, and may now have left the heliosphere -- tiny dot in the universe beholden to our sun. Had it really happened? How would we know?" - Maitani
"Are we there yet?" - Adrian
and it was built in 1977, for the most part we don't have either cars or computers from that era. - Winckel
Steven Perez
I'm Busy Here. by misterperturbed
I'm Busy Here. by misterperturbed
HyperDog Ball Launchers | Cool Material -
HyperDog Ball Launchers | Cool Material
"Fido does a lot of important things for you. He makes you feel better. He can fetch you beers. He keeps your feet warm at night. Playing catch with him (or her) is one way you get to return the favor, but it has its downsides. The ball gets slimy. You throw out your shoulder. You barely have enough time to take a sip of your beer before he’s back and panting for more. Enter the HyperDog Ball Launcher. It’s basically a giant slingshot designed to be used for tennis balls and made out of steel. Shoot (accurately) up to 200ft and then enjoy a few moments of peace. When the ball does get returned to you, pick it up hands free and avoid the slobbery kiss on your palm. Even if you don’t have a dog, there are plenty of other good uses for a slingshot of this caliber. $15" - Me from Bookmarklet
Andrew C (✔)
Watergate 40 Years Later - The Lessons of Watergate Do Not Belong to Us - Esquire -
Watergate 40 Years Later - The Lessons of Watergate Do Not Belong to Us - Esquire
"Looking back now, how very little we came to learn from it. The purported "lessons" of Watergate lasted only a little longer than the cover-up did. The theories of exalted executive power with which Nixon justified his crimes to the nation and in his own tortured mind, and which he ably described later to David Frost as "When the president does it, that means it is not illegal," have become firmly entrenched in our government in the decades since the Watergate pageant closed and, as a self-governing citizenry, we seem to be generally fine with that." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"If the "lessons" of Watergate really were that "the system worked," and that "the people" triumphed, then Ronald Reagan wouldn't have survived Iran-Contra, George W. Bush wouldn't have gotten away with what his campaign did in Florida, let alone what he and Dick Cheney did once they got into office, and Barack Obama would be under more heat than he's under right now for continuing so... more... - Andrew C (✔)
"Instead, the true "lessons" of Watergate were how we could abandon our responsibilities as citizens, and twist the obligations of self-government, so that "the country" would never have to "go through" anything like that again. [...] The lasting "lesson" of Watergate, it appears, is that self-government was too dangerous, that the perils of it outweigh its values, and that the obligations of citizenship, beyond those which are purely ceremonial, are too heavy for citizens to bear." - Andrew C (✔)
If your dreams don’t scare you they’re not BIG enough.
<3* - Cera
++ - Paul
You are so right. It takes courage to go after the unknown. - سيما كيا Sima kia
Thank you, sima jan :) - mina_sydney from iPhone
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++عالی - Sina (شایگان) - aghah
+ - hosein.x6
+++ - Arash
^ - Cera
+ - hosein.x6
Fascinating photo - Paris Allen
^ - Judi Abot
شخم - aghah
امروز همش به این فکر می کردم. دست مریزاد - شیرسنگی دربدر
شیرسنگی دربدر jan, keep your hopes high :) - mina_sydney
De get. - der wille
If your dreams don’t scare you they’re not BIG enough - نافرمانی مدنی
Rachel Lea Fox
"It's a lip, it's a lip, it's a lip, lip, lip!" Usta! :) - Rachel Lea Fox
She's cute. - Anika
I love that lip. I'm glad I finally captured it. Everytime I see her do that it cracks me up! - Rachel Lea Fox from iPhone
Rachel Lea Fox
SPIKE IS UP FOR ADOPTION - Humane Society Silicon Valley: Available Animals for Adoption -
SPIKE IS UP FOR ADOPTION - Humane Society Silicon Valley: Available Animals for Adoption
SPIKE IS UP FOR ADOPTION - Humane Society Silicon Valley: Available Animals for Adoption
SPIKE IS UP FOR ADOPTION - Humane Society Silicon Valley: Available Animals for Adoption
I WANT HIM! - Melly
I want him, too. Too bad. Of course, I think the cat I'd most want is a clone of Plum... - Spidra Webster
I want him too. And Spidra, if you want Plum and/or Indiana you need to adopt Carmen. My guess is that she is going to come out somewhere in between the two of them. And since they have a few things in common already she should be pretty close. However she needs lots of space to get in trouble and preferably a companion. But I will keep my eyes open for another one who is similar for when you might be able to adopt. :) - Rachel Lea Fox
Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
The Grillswith - grilled donuts with vanilla ice cream. QQ
The High Hat Cafe, New Orleans - Derrick
Hello. I'm pleased to make your acquaintance. - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
A friend of mine went here for lunch. Looks like it's not far from my job so I'm gonna have to try it out. - Derrick
Fuuu - Rodfather
I misread that as "High Fat Cafe" and thought, "well, at least they're honest!" - vicster.
Dondurmalı lokma tatlısı, hım... - Parfe
One time in the middle of a concert, Rochelle and I had the awesome idea of getting cinnamon rolls and eating them heated with vanilla bean ice cream. It was fantastic. - Akiva
[starts to cry] - edythe
Bump for Soup (this is from the High Hat Cafe). - Derrick
Dude - maʀtha
Ooooh. Reminds me of a place in NH I went to once. They make their french toast out of bear claws. - Soup in a TARDIS
If you squint real hard... BOOBS. - Louis Gray
Louis. - Derrick
I'm a little worried for Louis now, not to mention the women Louis has apparently known. - Soup in a TARDIS
Derrick? - Louis Gray
I didn't know you got down like that. - Derrick
Bluesun 2600
Apple to reveal 3D mapping service 'next week', as campaigners say privacy will go 'out the window' thanks to high-resolution images which will spy into your home | Mail Online -
Apple to reveal 3D mapping service 'next week', as campaigners say privacy will go 'out the window' thanks to high-resolution images which will spy into your home | Mail Online
Apple to reveal 3D mapping service 'next week', as campaigners say privacy will go 'out the window' thanks to high-resolution images which will spy into your home | Mail Online
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"Spy planes able to photograph sunbathers in their back gardens are being deployed by Google and Apple. The U.S. technology giants are racing to produce aerial maps so detailed they can show up objects just four inches wide. But campaigners say the technology is a sinister development that brings the surveillance society a step closer. Google admits it has already sent planes over cities while Apple has acquired a firm using spy-in-the-sky technology that has been tested on at least 20 locations, including London. Apple’s military-grade cameras are understood to be so powerful they could potentially see into homes through skylights and windows. The technology is similar to that used by intelligence agencies in identifying terrorist targets in Afghanistan." - Bluesun 2600 from Bookmarklet
Every age has its massive moral blind spots. We might not see them, but our children will.
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March 28, 2011 - Comments disabled - Share
It got me thinking!!! hummm - Cera
+++ - aghah
the hard part is to identify blind spots. - Paul
very intelligent, thank you for sharing:-) - "Flo14wer"
That's why social conservatives rarely look good in the light of history. - Eivind
It might be something as simple as our deep down refusal to believe that every human life has equal worth. Each of you will probably have your own answer, but for me that is it. - mina_sydney
I'm just gonna copy yours, Mina :) - Eivind
;), You're very smart, Eivind:) - mina_sydney
فک کنم یکی از دیدها جنگ و کشتار هاست که امیدوارم نسل آینده از این عبرت بگیرن. - DArA
Smart enough to know who to copy off of at least, Mina. I guess that counts for something ;) - Eivind
Dear Dara, Every generation participates in something that it thinks is a good thing. It is only afterwards that we might realise it wasn’t very good at all. Here is an example: Australia had a policy that forced children who were half aboriginal/half white Australian to go into special breeding programmes to eradicate the appearance of aboriginal-ness over successive generations. They... more... - mina_sydney
. - Arash
+ - Monsieur
+ - hosein.x6
+++ - aghah
سلاااااااااااااااااام گل عمو - Gajamoo گـ َـجَـ مو
Good friends are HARD to find, HARDER to leave, and IMPOSSIBLE to forget.
December 10, 2011 - Comments disabled - Share
ههههععععععییییییییی - ZahraarhaZ
I gotta agree with you, Good friends are Hard to come by - Paul
like :)** - Cera
Aww. :) - Jenny from Android
دوستي سادگی و یکرنگیست - aghah
Then again, elephants NEVER forget anything :-P - Eivind
چقد بده آدم عاشق یه چیزی که انقد از خودش بزرگتره بشه - dream
Paul :) - mina_sydney
Jenny :-) - mina_sydney
thanks, Cere and aghah - mina_sydney
Eivind, Elephants are far more thoughtful mammals :)) - mina_sydney
:) LIKE + - Hadi.YaLın from
Dream jan, مگر عشق بزرگ و کوچک هم میشناسه؟ - mina_sydney
Zaghout :-) - mina_sydney
Hi, Hadi :) - mina_sydney
ツ - Sean-G
لایک برای مینای مهربون - ardvisoor from FreshFeed
خیلی ممنونم اردویسور جان :-)** - mina_sydney
Contrasts are source of friendship, not hostility. | Zıtlıklar düşmanlığın değil dostluğun kaynağıdır. :-)) - Ali Oz
يا بنا کن خانه اي فيل توش بره - Prometheus
در دوستی درنگ کن ، اما وقتی دوست شدی ثابت قدم و پایدار باش . - Arash
+ - hosein.x6
+ - hosein.x6
... - "Flo14wer"
^ - Judi Abot
. - آرام
شخم - aghah
The inner beauty of a Woman ♥♥ Like an oyster in the ocean, its outer shell so plain and dull, but when you look inside of it, there’s a pearl so beautiful.
January 14, 2011 - Comments disabled - Share
The most beautiful women are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depts. These women have an appreciation, sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. - mina_sydney
Cher Mina,beauty comes as much from the mind as from the eye:** - Cera
WOW!<3<3 - Paul
nice - خروش
لایک برای تیتر زیبات میناجون:) - aghah
+++++ - aghah
خیلی‌ زیبا بود مینا جان:-) این سخن در مورد آقایون هم صدق می‌کنه، فرا جنسیتی است به نظرم. مرد یا زن، زشت یا زیبا در ظاهر، بعد از زمانی‌ چشم به زیباترین یا زشترین عادت می‌کنه و تنها چیزی که هیچوقت در مقابل چشم آدم یکنواخت جلوه نمیکند زیبایی و حسن درون آدمهاست که البته بس نایاب هست - "Flo14wer"
Brilliant post & image. Nice, nice and nice again:) - Sean-G
Thanks Cher and thank you Paul:) - mina_sydney
merci Rasool:-) - mina_sydney
Thanks Malik, I'm glad you liked it:) - mina_sydney
danke Sean:-), merci aghah - mina_sydney
Flo14wer jan, مرسی خوشحالم که دوست داشتید/ بله درسته خانم و اقا فرق نمیکنه/ اگر ادم ها بدانند که قلب خوب داشتن چقدر زیبا هست اسلن ناراحت بیرونشان نمیشوند چون زیباتر دیده خواهند شد/ مرسی از کامنت شیرینتان:-) - mina_sydney
mina chera mano unsab kardi? - hosein.x6
Oh! Did I? I'm sorry:( - mina_sydney from iPhone
thanx - hosein.x6
up+++ - Paul
+++ - Arash
Audrey Hepburn is always my sweetheart, thank you mina - malekably
++++ - همصدا
شخم - aghah
How Beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it♥
April 26, 2012 - Comments disabled - Share
Fish kisses! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Mina, Everybody should have a kind friend like you :)* - Cera
As if she kisses the mirror, nice photo. - Sir Vali from iPhone
جراح ماهی - پسته دهن بسته
Thank you, booteh jan. Very kind of you, I'm so happy you liked it :-)** - mina_sydney from iPhone
Beautifully said ... Spread love and kindness <3* - Sepi ⌘ سپی
کایندنس اند بوس :)) - نافرمانی مدنی
Cera, sepi jan and dear MotherEarth, thank you :-)*** - mina_sydney from iPhone
ای کاش که اینطوری شروع بشه ولی اکثرن پیش نمیاد :) - aghah
I wonder how many 'thumbs up' this post will get. - Paul
:))) Yeah you right, Sir Vali. :)) پسته دهن بسته روآبی jan :)) - mina_sydney
Paul :)) - mina_sydney
jkram, thanks for song. I love the amount of emotion she puts in her performance :)) - mina_sydney
++++ - Homa
+ - hosein.x6
... - Arash
touchy - malekably
+ - amin
If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a Mosquito.
August 26, 2011 - Comments disabled - Share
They made a whole different look on my arms! like I got chicken pox again. - Mary
Oh, I'm so sorry, Mary jan:-( ** for your arms - mina_sydney
:) - Mary
عالی :) - aghah
Poor little thing :)) - Sean-G
Those bloodsuckers are tiny, but they can 'tear you up' - Paul
The dudes are okay, but those mosquito chicks will suck you dry. - Eivind
I don't see a good reason for their existence :) - Cera
:)))) Eivind, How can you tell the physical differences between male and female mosquitoes? Do you carry a magnifying glass? - mina_sydney
If they start sucking my blood, they're female ;) - Eivind
what an experience! :)) - mina_sydney
:))) Paul - mina_sydney
Dear Sean and Cera, thanks for comments :) - mina_sydney
... - Arash
++++++تلاش در تاریکی - amin
Hahahaha, excellent ! #LOL +++ So true... Have you tried the socks juice ? :D - Ouistitis
Take every chance you get in life because some things only happen once.
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February 24, 2012 - Comments disabled - Share
++++Exactly - Hadi.YaLın
Hi,Mr. Silent. Happy Friday :-) - mina_sydney
Hello My dear friend :-) . I'm Hadi Yalin :D . do you remember me? - Hadi.YaLın from IM
What a question, Hadi jan. Of course I do remember you. Always :) - mina_sydney
Tankssssss :) :D - Hadi.YaLın
فید های بسیار زیبایی میگذاری ، تشکر:) - بوگی
Merci, مسعود - فرزند ایران :) - mina_sydney
... - "Flo14wer"
awesome:) - Cera
++++ - Homa
فید های بسیار زیبایی میگذاری ، تشکر:) - مسعود - فرزند ایران - aghah
+++ - ashk irani
+ - hosein.x6
Sweetie, Did you have a nice weekend? - Paul
Birdy, once? - malekably
... - Arash
+++ #Hello We found Jonathan Livingston Seagull ! *\o/* Yes, we have to take every chance... :))) - Ouistitis
WOW!!! Thank you so much. I was just waiting for that special miracle to happen. You're a real lifesaver, Ouistitis :)) - mina_sydney
You're welcome, Mina ! ;) "Chance is the secular form of miracle." Paul Guth Have a nice day ! - Ouistitis
+++ - Homa
+ - ساغر
Marco Rossi
A bride in my backyard. Best wishes, Alessia!
A bride in my backyard. Best wishes, Alessia!
An app helps users prepare for a job interview -
An app helps users prepare for a job interview
"There’s a new iPhone app made for job hunters that will help them prepare for their next interview. Called Mock Job Interview, it’s designed to simulate real job interview, featuring most commonly asked interview questions. Moreover, the application also takes advantage on the iPhone/iPad’s built-in video recording feature to capture all aspects of the user’s answer to each question, including everything from the answer itself to the person’s facial expression and tone of voice." - Me from Bookmarklet
OUPblog » Blog Archive » After ‘shrimp’ comes ‘prawn’ -
OUPblog » Blog Archive » After ‘shrimp’ comes ‘prawn’
"Several people pointed out to me that I cannot distinguish a shrimp from a prawn, and I am afraid they are right. The picture copied for the shrimp post had the title “Shrimp cocktail,” but the shrimp there are too big and are really prawns. In any case, I decided to atone for my mistake and write a post on the etymology of prawn. This plan was hard to realize, because the origin of prawn is really, that is, hopelessly unknown: the word exists, but no one can say where it has come from. It is strange that more or less the same holds for shrimp and shark, though both are less opaque. There must have been some system behind calling those sea creatures. The fishermen who coined such names had a reason to call a shrimp a shrimp and a prawn a prawn." - Maitani from Bookmarklet
"Despite the obscurity that enshrouds prawn, it may be useful to sum up what people thought about its origin, even though the final solution is out of reach (and how many solutions in etymology can be called final?). Characteristically, the earliest English etymologists did not include prawn in their dictionaries. Even the great Franciscus Junius, who mentioned it, could not offer any... more... - Maitani
The ham of the sea... - Michael W. May
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