Occasionally I get the idea that I can write fiction. Here’s some worldbuilding from a setting I have bouncing around in my head, called Solonia. It’s currently just the setting for a Pathfinder campaign. I develop it as a hobby. I may do more with it at some point, not sure.
This particular excerpt is me playing with classic Tolkien-style Elves. It’s largely inspired by Pathfinder’s Merisiel.
Yep, don’t have a post today, due to being way behind on my candidacy exam work. So here, have some Nerd-rock.
I have come to the conclusion that there should be a good slang term for “ovaries.”
My reasoning is this: Periodically, I get the urge to say of someone courageous, outlandish, or who simply gives zero fucks, “they have some serious balls” (or some variant). However, when the person in question is female, this is, strictly speaking, incorrect. “Guts” is a frequently-used non-vulgar substitute, but frequently I am using the phrase “serious balls” precisely because I want to be vulgar (usually for emotional effect or as an attention-getter). Continue reading
Since my last post (which was viewed roughly 20 times more than any other post I’ve made so far) counted as the post for this past Sunday, this isn’t actually a Failure Post. However, I figured I’d throw something up here on Sunday-ish anyway. So following up on a post about problematic language in social justice movements and how it relates to George Orwell’s views on the English language, here is a drinking game based upon an awesome cartoon.
Yeah, if you came to this blog looking for thematic consistency, I am very sorry.
Welp, didn’t have something done by Sunday. I was telling myself that I just needed “another day”, but the post I’m working on still isn’t ready. So instead, here’s something I think is interesting: