It’s raining, It’s raining.
There is nothing you can do
it doesn’t only rain on you
but you’re acting all upset like you’re the only one who is wet.
You’ve got a coffee maker? We’ve got dinner.
i kept thinking, damn if i just added one little thing to it….and now….here it is. #superemofriends #tmnt
English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet. -
You probably know it better, however, as explanation by way of Internet—explanation that maximizes efficiency and irony in equal measure. I’m late because YouTube. You’re reading this because procrastination. As the linguist Stan Carey delightfully sums it up: “‘Because’ has become a preposition, because grammar.”
(Source: The Atlantic, via apsies)
(via Hunger Games: Catching Fire: A textual analysis of Suzanne Collins’ novels, and Twilight and Harry Potter too.)
Like the distinctive word lists, these sentences suggest something about each author’s style. Rowling’s betray her reliance on suspense: “Harry looked around,” “He waited,” “Harry stared.” (A list of her most frequently used sentences could be repurposed into a script for an absurdist play called Waiting for Voldemort.) Meyer’s sentences—“I sighed,” “He sighed”—show a text focused on the emotional lives of her characters. Collins’ declarative sentences telegraph her books’ relatively spare descriptions of the action.
Ooh “F.Z.Z.T.” had me on the edge of my seat! And Elizabeth Henstridge’s performance as Jemma Simmons!? Ugh. The emotions!
The series is getting so good and we’re learning a little more and more about Coulson and May — so much to enjoy!
captainironears asked: I just now realized that the Ron Swanson emotion of the day is actually a new picture every day and I, too, am SHOCKED
You JUST noticed?