Sure, language moves on, yada yada, and usage shifts to what people most like the sound of, and “enormity” in particular somehow sounds more erudite than “enormousness”, so many people think it must be a more correct word for something that is huge or immense. Yeah, no.
With Added Kitten Bonus, by TheRealDeAnne
Cue your fansquee, SF telly geeks.
Here she is bonding with her Dad over the Christmas break by doing a little gadget construction. Bonding with your daughters doing electronics, woodwork, mechanics or baking: A very feminist thing to do over the holidays and there should be a lot more of it.
Darth Vader vs Emperor Palpatine dance-off – this is a thing now. Please treat this as a general whimsy and weirdness thread – what have you spotted in the wild recently that you feel you just have to share?
Congratulations to the fine women of Galactic Suburbia! Here’s how Alisa, Alex and Tansy open the summary of their latest podcast in response:
Thor-vs-Green-Lantern-squee. Well played, ItsJustSomeRandomGuy.
Because who doesn’t love a truly horrible pun?
Hatesss the nastiessss, yesssssss.
Chatting to a comedian (who shall remain nameless) last night…
I meant to post this yesterday. I did at least discuss it with my beloved. Did any reader do/make anything special to mark Pi Day? The video below has no direct relation to Pi Day, but the poem was written by a mathematician, so I snuck it in (h/t to flodnak on FB). Share this post? Related posts: Whimsy: Nerdy… Read more →
A new meme! Using one of the tips from this handy Lifehacker post (Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks – it’s recommended as a way to find music/movies etc that you might like based on a musician/film you already like) I plugged in a few different search terms to Google to see what came up (although as I am a poliblogger with a shriveled husk of a heart, I tweaked the search in order to more likely find the pol-abuse) .