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As Promised, Tension At The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

This post should be an interesting attempt to relay an uncomfortable yet amusing incident whilst still maintaining an a modicum of respect towards the setting. Hopefully, this won’t come off as “yah, so we were at that Nazi place in DC and these bitches…” Knowing me, it probably will. 2,489 more words



Yesterday I was sitting in a park proofreading my translation and occasionally glancing at other people. There was a group of teenagers who were skating down a hill on a funny kind of skateboard. 370 more words

Words And Expressions

Overheard 4/16/14

My manager (a female) sent out an email to all the gals on the team. The subject read: “He’s Still Hot” and in the body of the email was a link to a Groupon¬†to attend a charity¬†event with Brad Pitt. 161 more words


To pocket-call

Almost every dinner at our place is cooked and eaten to the soundtrack of Marc Riley’s show on BBC 6 Music. His today’s show, apart from the good music, as usual, had a rare linguistic treat for me – I learnt a new word and, most importantly, it was one of those I-never-new-there-was-a-word-for-it-in-English-words. 87 more words

Words And Expressions

Helpful Vandalism

From an eighth grade boy:

Sometimes, just for fun, I like to go in to the students’ shared drive and open other people’s documents and fix all their grammar and punctuation mistakes for them.

I Love My Job


One day I was leaving the break room, which is right by J’s department. I overheard J and another woman who works in her department. I hear this woman telling J how pretty or cute she is (I can’t remember which). 125 more words


The X Factor Auditions End - What happened?

After going to the last of the X Factor auditions for the year, after they had done them seven days straight and two sessions a day the judges must be so tired but there are some serious contenders they chose in Sydney to look out for and some behind the scenes moments you may wanna hear! 482 more words

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