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On Neutral Sounding Noises to Make When You Are Three Seconds Behind Figuring Out What's Happening While Watching the World Cup

It's "offside" ;) I think I may have finally understood offside after 5+ years of being with a Liverpool fan.

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 3:30 pm 0

On One Weird Trick to Get the Most Instagram Likes Ever

It sort of looks like they are surrounded by cauliflower.

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm 0

On Interview With My Dad, Whose Parenting Guru Was Marshall McLuhan

I really loved this. Echoing @Lucienne, I would love it if The Hairpin featured more interviews!

Posted on June 16, 2014 at 4:11 pm 0

On The Sandwich Party Revolution

I read the last paragraph while I was scrolling through hairpin.com and TOTALLY thought it was in reference to Ted's "eating sandwiches" bit on How I Met Your Mother.
*facepalm*

Posted on June 16, 2014 at 3:43 pm 0

On Ask a Fancy Person: Entry-Level Expensive, Unwanted Guests and the Gratefulness Feedback Loop

On the topic of thank-you notes, maybe Ms. Fancy or other 'Pinners can weigh in: I'm confused about what to do in terms of gifting a close cousin. I was in her wedding several years ago, and gave a gift a few months after the wedding (I just graduated college, was poor, was in her *very* pricey wedding party that involved lots of travel), yet never received a thank you note/text/email/acknowledgement. I've also sent gifts and cards for subsequent birthdays (I live far away) and Christmas, and rarely receive a thank you. I'm thinking of resorting to only giving her new baby gifts instead, because Xmas/her bday is anxiety-inducing. Too Scrooge-esque? :(

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 4:35 pm 0

On 10 Famous Quotes Recast For the Beyoncé-Solange Situation

The last one--JFK--killed me.

Moar, moar!

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 2:18 pm 1

On A Chronological List of Things Men Said to Me After I Told Them I Had Herpes

Made my eyes well up. :'-)

Posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:46 pm 1

On Humpback Whales: They're Just Like Us

I can't explain in words how much this made me laugh.

More, Jia, more I say!

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 4:32 pm 0

On Your Clitoris Is the Size of a 'Medium Zucchini,' and Other Vagina Facts You Didn't Know

"Cliteracy" is the best.

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 3:14 pm 0

On May Horoscopes from Galactic Rabbit

Ooof, Galactic Rabbit you've hit this lion right in the heart.

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 3:05 pm 1