His body isn’t even cold yet and the New York times has already put out a shameful article declaring Nelson Mandela to be an “icon of peaceful resistance”. News outlets around the Western world are hurrying to publish obituaries that celebrate his electoral victory while…
actually i don’t need to make men comfortable in feminist spaces when they make me uncomfortable in every other space, but thanks anyway
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ew no boys have cooties and by cooties i mean centuries’ worth of institutionalized privilege
fun fact: the reason that the plural of goose is geese but the plural of moose is not meese is because goose derives from an ancient germanic word undergoing strong declension, in the pattern of foot/feet and tooth/teeth, wherein oo is mutated to ee. however ‘moose’ is a native american word added to the english lexicon only ~400 years ago, and lacks the etymological reason to be pluralized in that way.
That’s the same reason that the plural of cactus is technically cactuses, not cacti; it’s a Native American (I don’t know exactly which language) word, not Latin.
Ok guys so I am doing a science.
It’s for my sexuality unit of my psychology class.
I want you to Reblog this post if you’ve heard AND believe in the existence of Asexuality.
I want you to like this post if you have either never heard the term, or if you don’t believe in it.
Please help with the science.
Schrodinger’s Douchebag: One who makes douchebag statements, particularly sexist, racist or otherwise bigoted ones, then decides whether they were “just joking” or dead serious based on whether other people in the group approve or not.
fyi ‘satire’ isn’t just ‘hyperbolic exaggeration of the same shit we usually see with a disclaimer that it’s different.’ There actually has to be, like, an element of condemnation in its thesis.
It’s not ironic if it actively celebrates what it’s condemning.
just wanted to put that out there