I like to take my fat thighs with me wherever I go. I dress them up in clothes, take them for bike rides, and generally try to make life pleasant for them.
Me: What do you think Lorca means when he says the woman has a silver heart and a dagger in her hand?
Me: Maybe she is brave?
T: (noncommittally) Yeah.
Me: What about the serpent of white mist?
So much for poetry discussion with my 7 year old. To be fair, he might have been worn out by our line analysis of Shel Silverstein’s “Gardener.”
"Several molecular studies support a surprising clade consisting of myriapods plus chelicerates, the so-called Paradoxopoda30, 44 (or Myriochelata45), which has little, if anything, to recommend it on morphological grounds46”
-Major burn from Budd and Telford
Right this second, my students are dying over the fact that I find this hilarious.
In 4 minutes.
"I haven’t had a shower this year!" Raises arms, has waxed armpits
For The Clash instead of Talking Heads.