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Funny, God, and Head: jumpingjacktrash: arrghigiveup: cimness: China's netizens are all in a twitter over the account of a carpenter who was commissioned to make a cinnabar red high-backed chair with the finials at the top to be "in the shape of dragons' heads" (chéng lóngtóu Unfortunately, he misinterpreted the directions to mean "lin the shape ofl Jackie Chan's head" ("Chénglóng tóu ) (via Language Log Reanalysis, Jackie Chan edition) LMAO ok so to elaborate on this absolute gem, notice how the characters provided for "in the shape of dragons' heads" and "lin the shape of Jackie Chan's head" are identical? That wasn't a typo The thing you need to understand about Chinese names is that they all have meaning. And I don't mean that in the sense of "if you trace the etymology back through two languages it has its roots in a Hebrew phrase that means "God is my " that many Western names have. I mean that in the sense of "almost all of these words are still in regular use today and my parents very literally named me "pretty [and] wise" in Chinese. (Sidenote: This is why we get annoyed at made up 'Chinese' names that just pull two random vaguely Chinese-sounding syllables together. It is blindingly obvious when it's not a real name). (chéng) means "to become", "to turn into" L (lóng) is "dragon". Thus, Jackie Chan's Chinese stage name, (Chénglóng), literally means "become dragon". ((tóu), of course, means "head") (Further sidenote: This is actually a bit of a pun/reference. Specifically, it is a reference to Bruce Lee, whose stage name was (Xiãolóng), or, "Little dragon". So Jackie's chosen stage name means both "become dragon", and "become [like] Bruce Lee") The other thing you need to know about Chinese is that we don't put spaces between terms in written text. What all this means is that the way you'd write "Icarvel into dragon heads" can be identical to the way you'd write "Icarvel Jackie Chan's head", and literally the only difference would be where you pause when you vocalise it: before lóngtóu, or after chénglóng. XD i think the chair turned out great 25 Funny Tumblr Posts to Make You Laughing Today

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Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: northeastartist: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguette: beasti: clarenecessities: sapphic-matriarchy: system-fail-ure: karinanotcinerina: retro-geek: ultrafacts: gatochick: ultrafacts: pizzaismylifepizzaisking: majikkant: ultrafacts: Source Video of Tama Follow Ultrafacts for more facts The picture in the background of the second one Tama is boss THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away… An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat’s funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x] For those who haven’t read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god. She’s now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station. Beautiful. Now I’m crying thanks and a new cat was hired right? yep! her name is Nitama (essentially ”second tama” or “tama II”) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy she works very hard Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law. Law I’m crying at 11pm over train cats Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).  There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention. ^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama Yontama. a legacy okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it’s a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back “Sun-tama-tama” (a pun off of “Santama”, lit. “third Tama”) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama’s successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, “I will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.” [25] As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama’s Twitter account. Every time I see this post there’s new info and it gets better You are only allowed to scroll pass this after you pay tribute to the great Tama Station masters.

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Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: delthefunkyhomosexual: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguette: beasti: clarenecessities: sapphic-matriarchy: system-fail-ure: karinanotcinerina: retro-geek: ultrafacts: gatochick: ultrafacts: pizzaismylifepizzaisking: majikkant: ultrafacts: Source Video of Tama Follow Ultrafacts for more facts The picture in the background of the second one Tama is boss THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away… An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat’s funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x] For those who haven’t read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god. She’s now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station. Beautiful. Now I’m crying thanks and a new cat was hired right? yep! her name is Nitama (essentially ”second tama” or “tama II”) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy she works very hard Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law. Law I’m crying at 11pm over train cats Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).  There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention. ^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama Yontama. a legacy okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it’s a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back “Sun-tama-tama” (a pun off of “Santama”, lit. “third Tama”) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama’s successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, “I will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.” [25] As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama’s Twitter account. Every time I see this post there’s new info and it gets better I will not let go of this child @thecutestcatever Look at this wholesome post
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Anaconda, Bad, and Be Like: small clumps of leaves, prodded her toes amongst the scant hea and c underf f the b tch he e deat . No g l roof o rowsor em aw ere. C Word count , gra the w ade t ed o ere. her roof as no jon h her f Pages 2 Words 1141 Characters 5979 ortents t she d pened for a Characters excluding spaces 4840 d at Close , and le at he wouTa Tot Teave ner. He never woud. Henaq rod mer as m herself when she was young, hands clasped around her father's road to market left her alo ne She remembered that She had beg teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: tzikeh: teashoesandhair: thededfa: teashoesandhair: beabaseball: parasite-core: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: perringcentral: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: eldritchnonsense: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: teashoesandhair: Oops, I started a ridiculous challenge. This is why it’s ridiculous, fyi: Listen… my entire personal life is fucked… but I have written over 2000 words without using the letter ‘i’ even once… does that count for anything… This is… I mean. Incredible. But terrifying. You’ve written over 2000 words with no ‘it’. No ‘ing’. Oh God, no ‘ing’. You’re a force to be reckoned with. No ‘it’, no ‘is’, no ‘-ing’, no ‘in’, no ‘I’. I’m on 2,700 words now, and I’m… not sure how I’ve managed to do this. Dialogue is proving the biggest challenge, unsurprisingly. Why did I do this to myself? So this is going to be like 15-20k when it’s done… um If I finish this, I will probably count it amongst my greatest achievements. Op you’re the most powerful person on writeblr right now That’s good to hear because I’ve lost all semblance of control with respect to every other facet of my life, but I’m maybe a third of the way through now?? So that’s good???? And now I’m going to have a very relaxing bath?????? I probably have about another 14,000 words to go and honestly, when I hit 10k (the expected halfway point), I’m going to treat myself to writing 100 words of something else that has the dang letter ‘i’ in it Nearly wept when I realised I couldn’t use the word ‘frantic’ earlier, but 7.5k is my next milestone, and it actually might happen tomorrow, which is unnerving. How should I celebrate?? Getting really bad impostor syndrome today and feeling 95% sure that I will never amount to a thing and will probably never finish this story, and so in response to that dumb brain thought I did this Suck it, subconscious. You are a force of nature and I am both impressed and terrified. Please publish this somewhere when you a e done so we can read it holy shit I absolutely will!! In other news I hit 10k today and that’s without a thesaurus and oh golly, my poor think-box This author is a sleeping God among mortals The Earth fears their awakening into their full powers Full powers yet to be confirmed, but after a short hiatus, I have returned When I get to 12k, I might do a very elaborate jig I really hope the title of your story is “Team.” Alas, as good a pun as that is, it would not really suit a story about Eurydice escaping her failing marriage to Orpheus by fleeing to the Underworld and becoming a powerful undead entity, but the name of it will be a sort of pun. Ish. To answer everyone’s questions: unnamed narrator, it will be published but not for free online (soz!), there are excerpts on my blog if you search ‘iwnh’ and:Current status: mostly screaming, actually.
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Dumb, Earned It, and Jurassic Park: RI 4aal 79%. 12:38 AM Amber Sat, Apr 14, 1:22 PM AMBER ALERT South FL 10/10 Red Hair Bk Converse, 2016 W "Good Things T-shirt. If sighted, text Mon, Apr 16, 12:44 PM It's been three days and still no reported sightings.... I'm sorry.... we've gotta call off the search at this point. Our department just doesn't have the funding to keep chasing cold trails. We've failed you, and you can never know how much we wish could change that Tue, May 1, 12:15 AM Call me "the mosquito from Jurassic Park" because l'd like to lock some genetic information into Amber Saturday 3:21 PM Wow you were dedicated here 3 attempts and nothing You're an ambitious at least Monday 12:01 AM I spent more time than I'll admit looking for a pun involving Amberger But I mean my usual Tinder MO is writing lengthy poems or sonnets to custom orders so you haven't yet seen my true power Monday 1:20 AM Write me a sonnet About whales Monday 2:19 AM Shall I compare thee to a tidal wave? Thou art more massive and more full of For seaweed whips in mottled, tangled grave and summer's tides do draw at times of strife When near the beach a perfect form reclines sometime too quick the ocean makes retreat. And there in air exposed the blubber shines mine eyes own love could turn the saltfoam sweet For thy eternal summer shall not fade and love shall be doled out in metric ton. Let forth your grace eject from blowhole sprayed my schoolbus-sized blue humpedback true loved one Forevermore my breath is captured still, my bosom full of love as yours with krill. Today 12:20 AM Ok what I actually really liked that Like a stupid amount Honestly tinder is dumb and I only have t have it to make fun of people in my groupchats but I'm not gonna make fun of you You earned it It's been all of 3 minutes and I'm still perplexed Are you an English major? What's your story, Drew? Who the hell are you? manell are you? Sometimes it takes three attempts to break through

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