The most obvious example, of course, is Paddy Power, the bookies who were offering a bet on his innocence with the promise of your money back if Pistorious “walked”. A suggestion hovers over the wording, that it sets out to mock the defendant’s prosthetic leg; but of course there is no mistaking the main intent, which is to treat this death as a piece of fun.
Would they do it if a child had died? What if a man had?
There is something disgusting in how easily these questions are answered.
”—Forgot Oscar Pistorious- what’s really on trial here is misogyny, Zoe Williams (The Guardian, 05.03.14)
it’s so bizarre seeing 13 and 14 year olds on here typing and acting like everyone else on tumblr because i think back to when i was 13 and on deviantart and i wonder “where’s your weeaboo phase. no you can’t just skip it where is it”
"Harry Potter" is filled with so many amazing characters that it’s really impossible to pick the best one. But we’re going to make you do it anyway. Vote now to decide on the #1 "Harry Potter" character. (And don’t pick someone lame like Harry Potter.)
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REMEMBER THAT PART IN THE ODYSSEY WHEN ODYSEUS TOLD POLYTHEMUS THE CYCLOPS HIS NAME WAS NOBODY AND THEN HE STABBED HIM IN THE EYE WITH A GIANT STICK AND HE STARTED SCREAMING AND THE OTHER CYCLOPS YELLED FROM THEIR CAVES AND ASKED WHAT WAS GOING ON AND POLYTHEMUS SAID THAT NOBODY HAS HURT HIM AND THEY WERE LIKE WELL THEN SHUT THE FUCK UP