What must it be like not to be crippled by fear and self-loathing?
The Only Way to Film the Mandarin
Watched Iron Man 3. Still want my idea for the Mandarin.
Chinese business woman supervillain. Iron Man confronts her in her office.
“Why do they call you the Mandarin?”
“Because they’re f-ing racists.”
Then she pulls out her tech-as-magic rings and blows him out of the building.
OMG! MASTERCHEF IS BACK!
Why aren’t more people freaking out about the new Venezuelan labor law?
You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework?
It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this.
The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘jif.’ End of story.
With all due respect to Mr. Wilhite, he is wrong, regardless of whether he created it or not. The “g” stands for “graphic,” which, last I checked, is not pronounced “jraphic” (which is not to be confused with “giraffe fic,” one of the more disturbing subgenres of erotic fan fiction).
- L: I got a fancy smartphone! Finally I am cool.
- C: Haha, now you can tumblr while you tumblr, which, no lie, I frequently do.