game of thrones meme: nine characters [8/9] → Brienne of Tarth
Ser Goodwin had taught her to fight cautiously, to conserve her strength while letting her foes spend theirs in furious attacks. “Men will always underestimate you,” he said, “and their pride will make them want to vanquish you quickly, lest it be said that a woman tried them sorely.” She had learned the truth of that once she went into the world.
These guys sitting next to me have worked as scarers in haunted houses and they’re talking about the unique strings of profanity they’ve heard people scream when startled.
When a person is scared, they act more on instinct than reason, you know, so in the heat of the moment sometimes you’ll hear things like “SHIT ME ON A GODDAMN FUCKING BANANA”
FedEx has amusing aircraft mechanics in their employ.
oh fuck this is great
Cabin Pressure was apparently more of a hard hitting documentary than a comedy show…
I just asked my folks (both of whom work in controlled language and avionics) and apparently they do this specifically to re-train the pilots to be more precise on the gripe sheets, because the mechanics have so little time to fix issues.
And yes, Cabin Pressure is absolutely a documentary. One of my mum’s favourite commentary about it is “They must have had an excellent SME (subject-matter expert)”.
Konoike Tomoko, “The Planet is Covered in Silvery Sleep” (2006)
"Multi-discplinary artist Tomoko Konoike works with crystalline structures, whether drawing them with graphite or building them from broken mirrors and glass. The artist works on a large-scale, blending the geological forms with surreal human and animal characters to create a dark, cool ambiance evocative of caves, forests and even outer space. Konoike has a show coming up at Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco titled “Earthshine,” on view September 5 through October 26.” - Hi-Fructose
"HELLO INFANT I AM BELUGA WHALE"
"YOU ALSO ARE BALD AND HAVE A BULBOUS FOREHEAD. LET US BE FRIENDS FORTHWITH."