Unknown Artist (Senegal). Portrait of a Woman, ca. 1910. Gelatin silver print from glass negative, 1975; 6 x 4 in. (16.5 x 11.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Susan Mullin Vogel, 2015. via metmuseum.org
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What’s in a name? Really, maybe, not very much at all.
Sometimes, it seems, the incongruities are downright stark. Over the years, I’ve curated a personal collection of hilarious and unlikely place-names, and in the fullness of time, I’ve come to observe that the name-don’t-match phenomenon is rather marked among our nation’s prisons and Christian colleges. 97 more words
“I dropped out of college because I knew more than my professors did.”
“I often have to explain things to others because I just grasp stuff more quickly than most people do.” 2,078 more words
Have you ever had a little cut in your mouth that you couldn’t stop chewing on?
Poking at, worrying over, jabbing and stabbing against with your tongue, endlessly, compulsively? 1,190 more words