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brett vorm kopf

at bahnhof zoo, berlin charlottenburg, 2016

ein brett vor dem kopf haben (lit.: to have a plank in front of the head) means to have a kind of temporary mental blockage.

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Insult of the Week: Blockhead

It seems ‘blockhead’ was a popular insult in the nineteenth century. In our corpus Emma tops the league table of blockheads with three, but Austen also employs it in Mansfield Park and Sense and Sensibility, where the caddish Willoughby proclaims: 280 more words

Jane Austen

Blockhead Side-Facing Plug For Apple Chargers

Blockhead snaps on to your existing Apple charger, allowing it to sit flat against the wall. Now it can fit in more places than ever. Turning your charger sideways lets it fit just about everywhere. 15 more words

Gadgets

FREQO DE MAYO: MINNESOTA, BLOCKHEAD, THRIFTWORKS, ELIOT LIPP & MORE

HUSHconcerts and Euphonic Conceptions present a benefit for the Janky Barge

FREQO DE MAYO: MINNESOTA, BLOCKHEAD, THRIFTWORKS, ELIOT LIPP & MORE

Digital Rust, Motion Potion, Little John, BOGL, VNDMG, Matt Haze, Shouts!, Phleck, Snarkle, Professor Bang… 14 more words

San Francisco

SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to DeVotchKa at GAMH 1/14 (THUR)

Written by Nik Crossman //

DeVotchKa with Barrio Manouche //
Great American Music Hall – San Francisco
January 14th, 2015 //

Start with Nick Urata on theremin, bouzouki, guitar and piano, throw in Tom Hagerman on accordion and violin, add Jeanie Schroder on sousaphone, upright bass and flute, and finally round it out with Shawn King on percussion, trumpet and organ. 305 more words

Contests

Our Kitchen Overhaul Adventure

In February, we bought a house. We bought this house for the kitchen, honestly. Well, correction– we bought it for what we could do to the kitchen. 761 more words

Study Playlist

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again–finals season! I’m obviously thrilled to be stuck in the library day and night, so I decided to be extra productive and make a studying playlist. 17 more words

Music