For some reason I don't understand, a whole lot of the 18-year-old dudes in the freshman comp classes I teach were crazy about Forrest Gump last fall. They were definitely not appreciating any supposed irony, either.
@sarahpm Those conversations remind me so much of the heated discussions we had in the basement of my dorm freshman year. Grow up and learn to understand nuance, people.
I was once on an airplane with the Jared guy. At the terminal exit, we had to walk by a Subway. I giggled.
This happened to my sister with each of her four kids--tons of fillings each time, AND her teeth went crooked again, even though she had braces for something like five years when she was a kid.
@twinkiecowboy I'm childless, but the last time I had a pregnant close friend, there was one particular (mildly seedy) bar we went to now and then because it was the only place she could order a beer without people giving her death stares or actually actively intervening.
Edited to add: Her coworkers gave her endless shit about caffeine, too, despite her staunch one-soda-a-day limit.
@barnhouse The very real likelihood that I would turn both my body and my home into impenetrable fortresses if I had offspring is a big part of the reason I don't have any.
Who the fuck is doing the copy editing over there? I feel like somebody stirred my brain.
"According to the Huffington Post, But after studying 161 females related to both homosexual and homosexual men, they now conclude that - instead of increasing the woman's promiscuity, the gene makes the women more attractive to men."
@Jeremy Yoder@twitter It can only be digested when you are too drunk to function. But about once every five years, nothing else will do.
You have actually completely convinced me with that rationale up there.
It probably makes me hopelessly old to say this, but I think they're prettier now. A lot. (And I was 10 in 1984.)