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20 Slang Words Of 2013

I especially like ‘turn up’ and ‘hashtag’:)

You put together two people who have not been put together before; and sometimes the world is changed … Together, in that first exaltation, that first roaring sense of uplift, they are greater than their separate selves. Together, they see further, and they see more clearly.

- Julian Barnes quoted in a review of his new book (Levels of Life) by Cathleen Schine in The New York Review of Books, December 19, 2013.

Apr 2
explore-blog:

Malcolm Gladwell’s hand-drawn Manhattan

explore-blog:

Malcolm Gladwell’s hand-drawn Manhattan

A recording of Samuel Beckett reading his poem Watt. The Irish accent is still discernible.

amyvernon:

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.” — Virginia Woolf. 

I am not fond of the trend on Twitter to post inspirational quotes. This one, however, is too on point not to.

amyvernon:

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.” — Virginia Woolf. 

I am not fond of the trend on Twitter to post inspirational quotes. This one, however, is too on point not to.