if you ever think mythology is boring or serious business or whatever shit
just remember that cerberus, the hell-hound and guard dog of the underworld, comes from the root indo-european word ḱerberos, which evolved into the greek word kerberos, which got changed to cerberus when it went from greek to latin
ḱerberos means “spotted”
hades, lord of the dead, literally fucking named his pet dog spot
In an astonishing turn of events, I wrote my English exam about how there is no real difference between oppressive political dictatorship and the tyranny of free-market capitalism masquerading as liberty.
The smile was not ended when the report resounded.
Enjolras, pierced by eight bullets, remained leaning against the wall, as though the balls had nailed him there. Only, his head was bowed.
Grantaire fell at his feet, as though struck by a thunderbolt.
— Victor Hugo, Les Misérables CHAPTER XXIII Orestes fasting and Pylades drunk
on the predicament of the Member of the European Parliament for South East
England, Mr Nigel Paul Farage upon alighting in Auld Reikie, one May afternoon
to the tune of The Wee Magic Stane
Live at The Canons’ Gait, Edinburgh, 17 May 2013, assembled company of The World’s Room / Seòmar an t-Saoghail traditional singing club.
French can be such a misleading language.
I mean, look at this:
google chrome recognises your blog as French
it’s approval from the gods, the time is neeearr
THIS IS MY PROUDEST MOMENT. THIS IS THE DAY I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR MY ENTIRE LIFE.
lelied replied to your post:
I don’t think I’ve mentioned lately enough that I love how much of a history geek you are
Oh my days, bless you. I really hope the examiners tomorrow think the same way you do.
Red and Black/Lamarque is dead
Les Misérables (West End), 8th October 2009
David Thaxton as Enjolras, Alistair Brammer as Marius, ensemble
This is a Public Service Announcement:
I had this saved as ‘best.mp3’ and I would really like everyone who loves Les Misérables to listen to it. You’re welcome, have a lovely day!
can we just make out and hate capitalism together?
I cannot believe I didn’t lose any followers last night.
You guys are such wonderful people.