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white anarchist punk bros

Another great day on Twitter: Oh, huh, this could be interesting: http://t.co/2qeSRc4OSj “Trying Home: The Rise and Fall of an Anarchist Utopia on Puget Sound” — wrdnrd (@wrdnrd) June 6, 2014 On the one hand, there are bits of anarchism that are actually super appealing to me. [1/2] — wrdnrd (@wrdnrd) June 6, 2014 And on the other hand are the white anarchist punk bros i see at zinefests. [2/2] — wrdnrd (@wrdnrd) June 6, 2014 White anarchist punk bros’ll put you off just about…

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in which i narrowly avoid going Colbert on someone

In a conversation about the similarity of the forests of New Zealand to the forests of the Pacific Northwest. person:  “Have you seen the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies?” me:  [nods] person:  “Okay, so you know the forests?” me:  “Um, which one?” person:  “You know, the forests.” internal monologue:  No, which forests?  Do you mean Lothlorien?  The forests surrounding Rivendell?  The forest outside of Hobbiton where the Withywindle runs?  Or the forests of the Ents, perhaps?? externally:  [nods warily]

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spouse & spouse

When Washington changed their marriage paperwork to accommodate same-sex marriage, they debated replacing “wife/husband” with “spouse a/spouse b”, “applicant 1 / applicant 2”, and other varieties.  I can’t recall off the top of my head what language they chose. Last night Andy referred to me, out of long habit, as wife.  “Spouse, dear”, i reminded him.  “Spouse”. Andy:  Oh right! me:  Which do you want to be?  Spouse A, or Spouse B? Andy:  It should be Spouse A and Spouse 1.  Which do you want…

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