“ Do you know what’s ironic? The word poseur. Because I can’t imagine anyone but a poser using that word. ”

virtualephemera (via savingpaper) (via carlosh, carlosh)

seeszarun:

Careful w that .

seeszarun:

Careful w that .

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“ For example, in the first video, scheduled to appear on Thursday, he tries to swipe an expensive car from a company he is visiting, which customizes vintage vehicles; complains about how his 6-year-old child choked ‘in the biggest game of the season;’ takes a shot at NBC for not renewing ‘Community;‘ mocks the conventions of creating videos for brands; and uses as an exclamation ‘Holy (the vulgarity of all vulgarities, which is being bleeped).’ ”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/09/business/purity-vodka-banks-on-some-comic-timing.html (via expletive-avoidance)

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blitzkrieg

noun. A sudden attack that is intended to surprise and quickly defeat the enemy, involving aircraft and forces on the ground.

(Source: dictionary.cambridge.org)

“ The teenage boy is properly shocked when his teacher demonstrates an easy familiarity with, and an obvious delight in speaking, the same four-letter words he loves so much. ”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/06/nyregion/a-review-of-sex-and-education-in-stony-point.html (via expletive-avoidance)

Concoct

(verb) To make something, usually food , by adding several different parts together, often in a way that is original or not planned :

"He concocted the most amazing dish from all sorts of unlikely ingredients."

(Source: dictionary.cambridge.org)

ted:

Well, that was easy.

You just learned 8 Chinese words in the cutest way possible.

When TED speaker ShaoLan Hsueh tried to teach her children Chinese, she realized just how hard it is for new learners to grasp. So she created a series of illustrations to make the beautiful, often complex characters easier to remember. It makes learning Chinese … wait for it … Chineasy.

Try Chineasy for yourself and watch her full talk here »

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“ In March, Mr. Smith delivered a profanity-laced assessment of CNN — also owned by Time Warner — to The Daily News in New York, calling the network ‘a disaster.’ ”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/23/business/media/vice-has-many-media-giants-salivating-but-its-terms-will-be-rich.html (via expletive-avoidance)

“ Expletive deleted. ”

http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/23/my-disturbing-experience-with-employee-reviews/ (via expletive-avoidance)