“Look, I haven’t just SAID more offensive things than you ever will, I’ve also stitched them into beautiful samplers and hung them on the wall.”—Work Wife’s brother made it his goal to offend me at the wedding last Friday night. He did not succeed. (via beefranck)
More fun facts about ancient Celtic marriage laws: There were no laws against interclass or interracial marriage, no laws against open homosexual relationships (although they weren’t considered ‘marriages’ since the definition of a marriage was ‘couple with child’), no requirement for women to take their husband’s names or give up their property, but comedians couldn’t get married
I’m going in, if anyone wants to add to what I’ve said.
Last year one of my son’s basketball coaches told him that no matter how good he is at the game, he would always have to work twice as hard on the court to get noticed by colleges because he doesn’t pass “the eye test”.
When my kid related the conversation to me, my only reaction was to point out that he’s white male in the United States which offers him benefits him in literally every other aspect of his life, so he needed to go outside and work on his free throws. He sighed, said “I know,” and went outside.