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Category Archives: society

I’m sorry

Sometimes you want words to just mean one thing. For example, I’m just now giving in to a little personal stubbornness of mine, which is to accept the use of “I’m sorry” to express consolation, like: Death/major loss Injury or illness I always wanted “I’m sorry” just mean “I regret what I said or did [...]

That’s how I feel too!

From a site I just saw for the first time, called The Grio[1] Footnotes    (↵ returns to text) or is it thegrio, or theGrio, or TheGrio? It’s hard to tell from the website’s logo.↵

“Wanna see my boobs???”

I have no idea how she got my username, or who she even is, for that matter! From what I’ve heard though, this isn’t a uniquely American experience. In fact I think it’s more common in countries where the Internet is still not readily available or easy to access, where people (kids especially) still go [...]

7/4/13 / Happy happy joy joy

Privacy policy bullshit Why the fuck do companies – lawyers really, I suppose – make statements like the following in their privacy policies? will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. Isn’t that the legalese equivalent of saying the [...]

On tradition

I’m just not convinced that this is the way it has always been done, and so should continue to be so is a smart enough argument to do something a certain way just because tradition dictates, i.e., because the status quo is such. My simple point is that tradition is great and all but not [...]

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