Capitalism gave people time to be bored and then net-borne infantilism came along and cured them. Lots of problems with that–ennui, the lack of a particular signifier doesn’t mean the signified didn’t exist, the decline starting before the web takes off, etc etc–but it’s a nice idea. Does anyone still go to bars because they can’t think of what to do?
- Who’ll write me a drinking song?
MG posted this C15th verse the other day, and D suggested but didn’t provide music: Bring us in good ale, and bring
- vénen els escocesos!
Edward Gibbon va escriure (ca 1775) sobre els exèrcits d’Agricola a Escòcia que Els amos dels climes els més bells i rics
News tha the forst results frem a git big survey on the use of Valencian carried oot fre the Acadèmia Valenciana
- Christmas dinner in church
I know where I should be grazing this Christmas, thanks to the Archbishop of York: We are so lucky in this country
- Dear me, yet another evil car driver!
Den mailed to point out a site run by a Barcelona taxi driver, Francisco Dugo aka Taxi Tupi, with a webcam