My favourite translator said that when she was an ambassador for Hungary she took all these Japanese politicians on a tour and she was trying to circumtranslate ‘merry go round’ cause she didn’t know the Japanese word for it by calling it a ‘horse tornado for children’ and they had no blessed idea what she was saying and she finally started running in circles going up and down and they go ‘ohhhhh, in Japan we call those ‘merry-go-rounds’”
Can anyone help me find the post with the bible quotes where the bible says that you can’t do a bunch of stuff? It’s got like a guy with a lab coat and everything is written on a chalkboard. I can’t find it through the tags.
James, Sirius and Peter making up dozens of excuses about Remus’ scars, to the point where they don’t even have to look up from their book or newspaper or homework etc. whenever anyone asks. They just automatically reply with a nonchalant answer. Some answers include:
YESTERDAY I WAS GOING INTO ENGLISH CLASS AND THIS KID WAS TELLING MY TEACHER “I HAVE THIS VIDEO I WANT TO SHOW THE CLASS” AND MY TEACHER WAS LIKE “OKAY WHATS IT RATED” AND HE WAS LIKE “OH ITS G ITS DEFINITELY G” AND SO HE WENT TO THE CLASSROOM AND PUT THIS ON MY TEACHER WAS HORRIFIED I NEARLY PISSED MYSELF
There’s this shitty thing that happens when you learn about the reality of racism, sexism and misogyny. You start to hear it from the mouths of your parents, grandparents, friends and siblings and you can’t ignore it anymore but you’ll see how many of them will ignore you when you speak out about it.
So my cousin was in a gay pride parade and everything in her outfit and makeup was rainbow but she was wearing red contacts and while marching, a protester behind her yelled “You’re going straight to hell” and she turns around to face him with her fuCKING blood red eyes and she says “well duh, I got a kindom to run” and the protester nearly fucking passed out that is her legacy I want to be like her
the point of pouring a shit ton of ice water over yourself is because when one suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) one of the effects the disease has is a numbness throughout the body, as well as struggling to breathe, and both these are meant to temporarily happen when doused in freezing water. It’s to raise awareness of what ALS feels like and encourage donations towards research and cures.