When she spoke again it was of her mother. She was a thin small woman, not...– Oh Gad!: A Novel by Joanne C Hillhouse (via caribbeancivilisation)
In the original Trek, Khan, with his brown skin, was an Übermensch,...– Marissa Sammy on Star Trek: Into Whiteness. perfect commentary which parallels what Rawles was saying earlier about the possibility of Moriarty being a person of color: “…The actual issue is that black people aren’t often allowed to play full and complete characters, and an antagonist who isn’t...
lejournaldesjo: European women fencing cup in Napoli and the training in Levallois italian footage by / images italiennes par Fabrice Marinoni Coupe d’Europe d’épée des clubs à Naples et entrainement à Levallois
modernfencing: [ID: video from an epee competition.] Footage from the RFF challenge! Lots of fencing here - some of a Soren Thompson bout around 3.30, and of course tons from the French team (Grumier’s my favorite). There’s quite a bit of the Thompson - Grumier bout too, and the Lucenay - Jae Song. (Also in the finals people keep falling off the platform - I always wondered if that happened.) ...
spanish and italian: So THESE words are feminine and THESE words are masculine, and you ALWAYS put an adjective AFTER the noun.
french: haha i dont fuckin know man just do whatever
german: LET'S ADD A NEUTRAL NOUN HAHA
english: *shooting up in the bathroom*
gaelic: the pronounciation changes depending on the gender and what letter the word starts and ends with and hahah i dont even know good fucking luck
polish: here have all of these consonants have fun
japanese: subject article noun article verb. too bad there's three fucking alphabets lmao hope your first language isn't western
welsh: sneeze, and chances are you've got it right. idfk
chinese: here's a picture. draw it. it means something. it can be pronounced three different ways. these twenty other pictures are pronounced the same but have very different meanings. godspeed.
Arabic: so here's this one word. it actually translates to three words. also pronouns don't really exist. the gender is all in the verb. have fun!
Latin: here memorize 500 charts and then you still dont know what the fuck is happening
Sign Language: If you move this sign by a tenth of an inch, you'll be signing "penis"
*Dave Chappelle’s Lil Jon voice* WHAAAAT?!: Brain... →
notesonascandal: alexandraerin: Say I’m 32 years old and you’re 22 years old. In how many years will we be the same age? … Silly question, right? If you define aging as a process that stops at death, the only way we’ll ever be the same age is if I die first. If you don’t, then…
The United States is full of higher-education institutions trying to carve out...– The tragedy of Cooper Union | Felix Salmon The first university I went to (a pretty well-known engineering school at the time) had a CEO instead of a President. At first I thought that was weird; it wasn’t until I got older that I realized it was simply telling the truth. If you haven’t been...
People of Color Problems: A short list of mantras... →
gabbiegabstoomuch: So tumblr user mcharrilennostarr asked me to come up with a list of things to help empower women of color. I took a bit of time to think about it and here’s what I came up with. I will hold my head high when people expect me to be looking down at my shoes I do not…