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Long (Re)-Introduction post (about 3 regular toots) <3 Show more

It is extremely liberating to not pretend that you know things you don't. It also opens you up to a lot more chances to learn shit. It rules

white civility culture Show more

From my first gaming adventures with Pokemon and Zelda to discovering music with LSDJ, I never lived so much adventures with another videogame console in my life.

Happy 30th birthday to the Nintendo's GameBoy ! :blob_rave:

After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations

#DRM #EME #Google

more Things my ex said just now (CW: ableist slurs) Show more

Things my ex said just now, advise request Show more

linguistics adj. question to my followers Show more

Something being 'natural' might make fixing it more difficult, but it is not an excuse not to fix it. If inequity & injustice are 'natural' -- i.e., happen without conspiracy -- that just makes it *more* important to fight them.

Naming animals after pieces of clothing because most people's minds will probably make that connection right away...
makes sense.

It's still weird af

saying "leaving samples in this butt like it's ancestry dot com" too loud in a health food shop is somehow less embarrassing than saying "haha hey we could like, kiss, like as a joke" to my dad's best friend's son when we were 15

food, eggs, bourgie(?) Show more

Language is fun.

English: I am thirsty

Fr/Sp: I have thirst

Gaelic (h/t @kiki_d): Thirst is on me

Hindi: To me, thirst is coming


Used Wimbledon tennis balls donated to create homes for harvest mice
(photos: David Tipling, Alamy)


I took this picture because I find it inexplicably charming how the shadow shows that both of his back legs are in the air a little.


Correcting Disparities:

"I live on the border of two states with extremely different minimum wage laws. I worked for a company that moved over the border from the state with the higher (though still not sufficient) minimum wage to the other state. We were able to keep our jobs but we had to take a pay cut. Meanwhile, the boss bought a new house in California and kept her house here as well.

During the process of the move, I happened to find a Post-It note with the admin credentials to the payroll system. Every week for the few months I stayed on after the move, I gave myself and my co-workers a few extra hours of pay to make up for the money they were trying to save.

Nothing happened to me. And it felt like a good deed."

This was a story of workplace resistance on Steal Something From Work Day

Feminist graffiti/Fiat billboard (1979), iconic feminist photograph by Jill Posner #womensart