Category Archives: Tales of the Swamp

Kids Today! (wherein I gripe about old people griping about young people)

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I dread elections for several reasons, but the main sore point for me is that I end up having to watch old people slander me for a month and a half. Every election, pundits joyously proclaim that my generation isn’t interested in politics, and they cite all sorts of wonderful studies and crow about their […]

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There are two kinds of conversations I have with my boyfriend

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The Beau: australia have tied it The Beau: but are over on wickets The Beau: Australia win by 3 wickets!!!! The Beau: in the last over The Beau: i feel sorry for pakistan Eve: sorry, I went to get some soup The Beau: england better beat australia now Eve: ya Eve: also I have no […]

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The Origin of the Samoyed

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The Samoyed dog takes its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. An alternate name for the breed, especially in Europe, is Bjelkier. These nomadic reindeer herders bred the fluffy, white, smiling dogs to help with the herding, to pull sleds when they moved, and to keep their owners warm at night by sleeping on […]

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Animal Cruelty ^_^

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Via Cute Overload.

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Aminals!

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ADORZIBABBLE

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Wonder Twin Powers Activate! Form of… Thesis!

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So I’m workin’ on the ol’ thesis. I’m citing a paper about working memory, theory of mind and humour and I just now paid attention to the non-primary authors in the study. The surnames are Uekermann, Channon, Winkel, Schlebusch and Daum. The Schlebusch is what got me. Such good ol’-fashioned German names. Schlebusch! Anyhoo, my […]

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In My Language

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In My Language is a video by Amanda Baggs, an autistic and disability rights activist. I took a look at it because I thought it might interest a woman in my Attention seminar (she works with autistic people and autism comes up often in our conversations), but I think it would be interesting for anyone […]

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