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“Was everyone else really as alive as she was?...If the answer was yes, then the world, the social world, was unbearably complicated, with two billion voices, and everyone's thoughts striving in equal importance and everyone's claim on life as intense, and everyone thinking they were unique, when no one was.”

+ To all the Tumblr users who tend to use tags very liberally:

thejadedkiwano:

Let’s play a game.

Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.

you

also

what

when

why

how

look

because

never

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GET TO KNOW ME MEME: 10 favorite celebrities » Natalie Dormer

I’ve always been a black sheep. That’s a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.
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albinwonderland:

ediebrit:

oh my fucking god

huge fucking trigger warning but oh my god

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realniggaannouncements:

I had a dream last night that Jesus finally resurrected and when white people found out he wasn’t white they arrested him for 2000 something years of tax invasion  

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allthingslinguistic:

allthingslinguistic:

What makes a selfie a selfie?
I wrote an article for Lexicon Valley about extended uses of the word selfie:

We typically think of a selfie as a photo taken by and of oneself, whether in a mirror or by holding a camera out at arm’s length, hence the name. But here’s a recent anecdote from Language Log suggesting that some people are extending it more figuratively:




In front of the window of a candy store in Peebles, a small town about an hour’s drive south of Edinburgh, an elderly American woman approached a gentleman she didn’t know and, holding out a cell phone, asked:




"Would you please take a selfie of my friend and I in front of this window?"




She was not aware that she had approached a linguist.



Are art museums full of Renaissance selfies for you, even if Henry VIII didn’t paint his own self-portrait? Or have you only encountered the more limited uses of selfie? 

Apparently, pictures taken in photobooths can also be referred to as selfies, at least according to this CBC article:

The portraits were all likely taken in a Photomatic Photobooth, a contraption invented in the 1920s that remained popular throughout the 1940s that allowed people to take some of the earliest selfies. 

allthingslinguistic:

allthingslinguistic:

What makes a selfie a selfie?

I wrote an article for Lexicon Valley about extended uses of the word selfie:

Are art museums full of Renaissance selfies for you, even if Henry VIII didn’t paint his own self-portrait? Or have you only encountered the more limited uses of selfie

Apparently, pictures taken in photobooths can also be referred to as selfies, at least according to this CBC article:

The portraits were all likely taken in a Photomatic Photobooth, a contraption invented in the 1920s that remained popular throughout the 1940s that allowed people to take some of the earliest selfies. 
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