Summary: more etymology chat. Press J to skip down or K to skip up. · • · ohumyes: tchy: ohumyes: sententiola: Summary: just some etymological chat with Tchy and Jam and Becky. Hit J to skip down (or K to skip up, if you tumbl backwards like I do). · • · ohumyes: wonderbecky: ohumyes: tchy: sententiola replied to your post: Libellule I don’t understand how that word can...
Summary: just some etymological chat with Tchy and Jam and Becky. Hit J to skip down (or K to skip up, if you tumbl backwards like I do). · • · ohumyes: wonderbecky: ohumyes: tchy: sententiola replied to your post: Libellule I don’t understand how that word can mean ‘dragonfly’ rather than ‘small pamphlet’. Something weird is going on with etymology. Jamie, I have no idea what...
Why do ‘<sup>’ tags work on the dashboard but not on my tumblr, while ‘<u>’ tags work on my tumblr but not on the dashboard? Gah.
ohumyes: sententiola replied to your photo: [image is a screenshot of an empty text document,… TITLE! THE TITLE IS STILL “TITLE!” I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THE GODDAMN FUCK I’M DOING JAMIE COME WRITE MY PAPER I like the style you’ve started it in. I’ll have a go at continuing in the same style. Here it goes: · • · TITLE! Introductory section leading to what follows… ...
The link in the next sentence is to a private post that is private solely because it has moving gifs that maybe you don’t want to see. But if you do, you can click the link and see some gifs of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs performing Maps, plus a special bonus uninteresting comment added by me!
bblackenedbutterfly asked: You could reblog the post as a photoset as it is, but make it a private post. Then, reblog the post again, as a link, and link to your private post :)
I always get a bit stumped about whether or not to Like posts that consist of somebody saying something not-okay and then somebody else reblogging and pointing out that it isn’t okay. Because I feel like if I Like it then nobody who doesn’t know me will be able to tell that it’s got an extra Like because someone supported the original post or the rebuttal. And I worry that the...
perseidbadger replied to your post: curiosity has driven me here to inquire whyfor the new posting style (with the summaries and the read mores etc.)? You can always post a summary, then advise those who would like to skip it to press J to go to the next post on their dash. (That doesn’t work on phones, but I personally would rather scroll to skip than click “read more” when it comes to my...
intheconcertroom replied to your post: aeide-thea replied to your post: Sundry replies i… The funniest thing is that I totally follow plenilune/Jo who follows aeide-thea and so when I saw the name on my dash I was like “!!!” Oh, tell me about it! More and more I’m seeing the same people cropping up on different people’s reblogs / replies / asks, and people who don’t...
evewithanapple: maggie smith ain’t having with this shit I’m not watching Downton Abbey but this statement is always relevant to everything.
aeide-thea replied to your post: Sundry replies i think if “person-I’ve-been-following-on-Tumblr-for-ages-and-don’t-feel-like-we-really-know-each-other-that-well-but-also-I-really-like-you-a-lot-for-reasons-I-would-find-hard-to-articulate” had a good acronym, it could really catch on! Why, I’m sure I don’t know what you mean! PIBFOTFAADFLWRKEOTWBAIRLYALFRIWFHTA is a perfectly good...
Summary: Replies about me wearing a barrister’s wig and gown. · • · ohumyes replied to your post: I believe I remember that you’re a barrister. Does this mean that, when you’re in court, you wear robes and a wig? Because that’s marvelous. Why do they have that tradition anyway? I’m not really sure. I think if you go back far enough it was just, like, what people wore. And then...
Okay, definitely bed-time. Night night.
Summary: Discussion of UK identities and internal distinctions (Welshness, Englishness, Britishness, &c.). Original post quotes someone expressing general unfriendly sentiments and an ableist / racist slur combo. torayot: teramerapyar: English people can be really horrid to Welsh people, for no reason whatsoever. When I was in primary school, there was a Welsh girl in my class and...
Do you ever do that thing where you’re absent-mindedly singing to yourself a song you don’t know that well and after a while you realize you’ve changed songs? ‘Cause I’m your laaaaaaadyyyyyyy And you are my maaa-aaa-aaaaaaaaan; Whenever you reeeaaach for meeeeee I’ll do all that I caaaa-aaa-aaa-aaaaaaaan ‘Til we fiiind our plaaaaaa-aaa-aaace On the...
nuditea asked: curiosity has driven me here to inquire whyfor the new posting style (with the summaries and the read mores etc.)?
kiriamaya replied to your post: Things that are slightly irritating: Being asked… I love you. I love you too and hope you’re feeling better! 14kgoldnyc replied to your post: Things that are slightly irritating: Being asked… You’ll find that the people who want you to drink and spend when you can’t/won’t aren’t really the people you want to be with. Don’t let their responses...
tiny-puppy-teeth asked: I believe I remember that you're a barrister. Does this mean that, when you're in court, you wear robes and a wig? Because that's marvelous.
Also I now have a bedside table that I made with my own bare alan key and flat-pack kit because I am Super-DIY-Homemaker-Domesticity-Man. So that’s nice.
Things that are slightly irritating: Being asked to write a paragraph introducing myself to people and then finding that it has been cut down, partly rephrased, and partly re-written in ways that actually change the meaning, and then published without my being consulted about any of those changes. Being made to feel like I’m being anti-social because I didn’t go to an event that I...