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Έχω βασιλικό αίμα, γιατί να φορέσω βέρα;

Αλλά τι συμβαίνει όταν ένας παντρεμένος αποφασίζει ότι δεν θέλει να φορέσει τη βέρα του; Αυτό συμβαίνει με τον Πρίγκιπα Γουίλιαμ, αλλά υπάρχει λόγος, έστω και ιδιότυπος. Στην πραγματικότητα πρόκειται για μια αριστοκρατική παράδοση. Ενώ οι γυναίκες φορούν βέρα από την αιγυπτιακή εποχή -κι αυτό μπορεί να σας σοκάρει- οι άντρες ασπάστηκαν

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Condoms made from animal membrane

The Condum being the best, if not only Preservative our Libertines have found out at present; and yet by reason of its blunting the Sensation, I have heard some of them acknowledge, that they had often chose to risk a Clap, rather than engage cum Hastis sic clypeatis [with spears thus sheathed].

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Keep your distance!

A number of porcupines huddled together for warmth on a cold day in winter; but, as they began to prick one another with their quills, they were obliged to disperse. However the cold drove them together again, when just the same thing happened. At last, after many turns of huddling and dispersing,

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Borat’s Guide to Britain

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Culture is your operating system

Ethnobotanist and hallucinogenic scion Terrence McKenna said in one of his lectures that, “Culture is your operating system.” Through hallucinogenic drugs, McKenna posited, one could shed that operating system for a time and gain union with nature, other humans, and even an ancient mode of thinking which could give us insight into

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Lewd touching and handling maketh folk fall into the horrible sin of luxurie

Lewd touching and handling maketh folk fall into the horrible sin of luxurie Here “luxury” stands for “lust” and this line comes from a brilliant documentary “Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in the Middle Ages”.

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I don’t want to be an ant, you know?

When I first read this quote, it stroke me like my feelings exactly about life in the UK. They way people treat you. As if acknowledging your existence with their eyes would have been a major intrusion in your psyche and a major discomfort for theirs… [My bold] Hey. Could we do

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Keep your distance Mr Trudeau

High-five? Low-five? A British prince would never do such a thing…

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The drunks of Manchester

A picture of a raucous street in Manchester during New Year’s Eve celebrations has gone viral after social media users turned it into a series of hilarious memes. The original photograph – posted by Roland Hughes on Twitter – looks like a tableaux of drunkenness, with police grappling with a young man

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One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
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