Anecdote of the Day: Negative Double Positive
thedailywhat: Based on a true story: An MIT linguistics professor was lecturing his class the other day. “In English,” he said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative.” A voice from the back of the room piped up, “Yeah,...
Causes for Excitement: 1. Moving-in trip to DC with Raishel & Co. 2. Academic writing assignments, finally 3. Revamping The Debaucle website with content and pizazz 4. Work study job [read: money] Causes for Distress: 1. Present financial situation 2. Future financial situation 3. Money in general 4. I have to choose a major?
Woman Wears 6 Items Of Clothing For A Month --...
atariboy: Interesting test in frugality and how observant humans are(‘nt). During her experiment — something called a “shopping diet,” actually — which ended on Wednesday, Ms. Brennan made do with the following: a black blazer and pants from H & M; two button-down shirts, one black and one pink; a pair of Old Navy jeans; and one well-worn pink T-shirt. How she settled on those items was...
Why do parents who are making such efforts to move ahead of the crowd end up...– 10 Ways to Avoid Hipster Baby Names - The Daily Beast
PK: According to Nielsen, the Colbert Report audience is only 5 percent African...– The Colbert Report, 8/5/2010
Damn you, original unfinished business
I’m always a little sad after I complete a great number of errands, only to realize that none of them were on my to-do list in the first place.
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