@skyfaller the downside is that Sir Tim felt it was dee-lite-ful that www was better written than spoken.
@mhoye why did i click a birdsite link
the comments (remember when we said "don't read the comments" and now there's an entire site that's just comments?) are all people not understanding the concept of "racist".
@selfsame trying so hard to resist, but, no, I fail: "We must imagine Sisyphus thirsty" augh there I said it.
@InvaderXan the latter helps folks be unclear what it's short for, I guess? But I'm sure they'd find a way to be, ahem, profa even if they had to be more overt about it.
(The natural American English abbreviation would be antifash, and I don't know why we don't use that here?)
@InvaderXan I feel you. The last language I spent time learning was ASL, which I adore, but it was a fascinating time learning a language that has no written component!
I have a constant background desire to learn more Dutch and Swahili, for talking with some of my extended family, and Russian because I love the sound of it.
@envgen some of us are lucky to have always had super gender ambiguous names, but presentation, uff, I feel seen, thank you.
pandemic • numbers • frustration
@InvaderXan just a note, TZ is not reporting cases; there's well-founded suspicion that they do have cases.
That said, strong agree with your general point.
@mhoye I understand what you're saying, but New York/Scorsese is deluded if they think Philly's gonna do anything New York tells them to.
uspol future shenanigans
@mhoye Entirely plausible (see Nixon) but: you can't blanket pre-emptive pardon against future charges, you can't pardon from state charges.
American election • social media fallout
@InvaderXan I wish I could share my experiences of this space with you. They're a lot more like the Tumblr ones you describe! I'm sorry you're getting the worst of it.
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