The Effort Is The Prize

leadingtone:

I love this because of the way it translates—or doesn’t, rather. Vergessenheit is like ‘oblivion,’ and the verb that’s used here etymologically implies ‘to be at the service of,’ or even more starkly, ‘to be a tool of.’ 
Look at that simple machine swinging there. Reine Poesie, die deutsche Sprache ist…

leadingtone:

I love this because of the way it translates—or doesn’t, rather. Vergessenheit is like ‘oblivion,’ and the verb that’s used here etymologically implies ‘to be at the service of,’ or even more starkly, ‘to be a tool of.’ 

Look at that simple machine swinging there. Reine Poesie, die deutsche Sprache ist…

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when you actually do your homework but leave it at home

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Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.

Margaret Atwood
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awwww-cute:

I work at a convenience store where we give treats to dogs who come in. Oscar seems to have caught on quickly

awwww-cute:

I work at a convenience store where we give treats to dogs who come in. Oscar seems to have caught on quickly

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officialunitedstates:

bombing:

the 1700s called……they want their clothing back. haha just kidding the first telephone was invented in 1876

a good post AND i learned something.  thanks tumbrl

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