Amusing: a bunch of nerds trying to convince a four-year-old that there are more than one way to express their age in extended digits.

Swearing in your native language provides measurably more relief than swearing in a second language.

@hafnia Maybs it is congratulating you? Like, 'hey good job not fighting with that Bluetooth crap!'

@hafnia I do this to this very day! In fact, doing so this morning reminded me of this.

"They put their pants on one leg at a time, just like everyone else," they say.

I'll show them!
/me sits on the edge of the bed band puts pants on BOTH LEGS AT THE SAME TIME!

Alc and video games 

@citrustwee apparently in canadaland they're dekals; down here in `the states` i've always heard dee-cals

Huh, it's Valentine's Day, isn't it.

Don't forget that you do /not/ have to have a crush or a romantic partner, or want one in the first place! As an aromantic wolf, Valentine's Day always makes me feel distinctly weird.

Boosts would be much appreciated! :boost_requested:

#ValentinesDay, #aro / #aromantic, #ace / #asexual, #LGBT / #LGBTQ

RT @NASASTEM
Happy Valentine's Day!

Is your love galactic? Got a magnetic personality? Think someone is Mars-velous? It's not too late to send some !

Choose from 20+ designs to customize & share via email or social media. #ValentinesDay2020

mars.nasa.gov/free-holiday-eca

[discussing the change to our commuter train's schedule]
THEM: It turns out that it's only a one minute change. It felt longer.

ME: Gym class has taught me that a minute is a really long time.

[scene]

Yes, of course I want a rotary cell phone.

The power switch is an actual slide switch. No holding down a stupid button to make it turn off and not being sure it really is turning off or what. justine-haupt.com/rotarycellph

Hi friends. My publishing company is putting on a gallery show in April and May called:

“The San Francisco That Could Be”.

It’ll be hosted in a gallery in North Beach, and we would love to have you submit something or share this with someone who might.

Prospectus here: galaxybrain.co/sf-2020-prospec

I ran out of gold and had to go to the ends of the earth to find the exact same one, but I can finally make embellished prints again!
(ok maybe I'm exaggerating a little)
anaisfae.art/product95-Hand-em

I forgot to mention, there's an organisation called Slave Free Chocolate, founded in 2007. They aim to make people aware of child slavery in West African chocolate farms and work to eradicate it. They also keep a list of ethical companies so you can help support the farmers and avoid any exploitative corporations.

slavefreechocolate.org/

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