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Lost in Translation: What the Vancouver Transit Police Advertisement Teaches Us About Language Use

When I recently told an acquaintance that I study and teach in a Department of English Language & Literature, they commented that I must be a real stickler for grammar and vocabulary. 1,718 more words

Socio-cultural Issues

Lëtz Create - Gabriela Pinaud

Each month, Miranda van den Heuvel talks to creative people in Luxembourg and says “look, Luxembourg is creative! Here’s how and where!” The July talk is with Gabriela Pinaud, creative director of… 464 more words


The Bet - Day 5

Day 5


The tension in the room is so thick I could cut it with a knife. Yes a little cliche, but the sexual tension has been building all week. 1,051 more words

Non Monogamous

I Usually Prefer Misty

This is the way
I want to sing for you,
the way the rain does
as it pummels the house—
there is no way
to ignore it, 65 more words

I do what I want!

Yesterday, I ran across a discussion on a forum on a website I won’t name in which a slave was asking for advice from the BDSM community, saying that her master (I refuse to capitalize in this case) not only wasn’t communicating with her about an issue that was pertinent to both of them, but was becoming angry, defensive, and even more secretive whenever she asked questions. 735 more words


That Damnable Closet!

23:00 what a day this has been. I started out this morning by seeing a number of visions concerning cleaning out my closets. I have to do this or I will not be able to finish my race well. 744 more words


Lies you tell in relationships

“You’re not getting fat.”
You could lose a few extra pounds.

“No, your butt doesn’t look too big.”
Nice ass.

“I didn’t spend that much.” 113 more words