From Everything Must Go!: The Abolition of Value by Bruno Astarian & Gilles Dauvé: (aaaarg) http://126.96.36.199/thing/58b3891c9ff37c253ab6bddc
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If you’ve ever known a collector of anything one thing you learn is the collector seldom has a concept of the word “enough.” No matter how many trading cards or figurines or fossils or whatever it is the collector fancies they already own, if they find one that they don’t already have in good condition at a reasonable price, they’re all over it. 1,047 more words
Here’s a nice bit of irony. What do the following have in common?
Bluebell, Fern, Hazel, Heather, Ivy, Lark, Willow, Ash.
Capitalising these words for much-loved wild flowers, plants, trees and bird gives a clue: they are 8 of the most popular children’s names. 464 more words
noun: (of a politician) giving doorstop interviews to the media, especially at Parliament House.
THE STORY BEHIND THE WORD OF THE MONTH
A favourite tactic of journalists seeking comment from politicians is to conduct a brief interview with them as they enter or leave a building. 432 more words
Note: If you’re coming back to this post after having read it already, be sure to note the additional update I’ve added, which comes right after the discussion that dates the W2 definition back to 1934. 4,110 more words