where’s the bus stop?

situated in heart of baltimore, spanish artist collective mmmm… creates a 14 foot tall permanent public art project and bus stop that includes three large sculptures forming the letters BUS. developed as part of the initiative transit, the typographic installation becomes a communal space and meeting area for social dialogue and interaction. measuring just over 7 feet wide, the urban furniture set-up is constructed primarily with wood and metal – the planks of timber are screwed onto steel structure, designed to support excess weight and simultaneously prevent vandalism.

via waiting for the BUS inside a giant typographic sculpture by mmmm….

 


Every Outfit Shelley Long Wears in Troop Beverly Hills

VIA Every Outfit Shelley Long Wears in Troop Beverly Hills, Ranked.

I’m not 100% on all the commentary, but I am 110% that TBH is forever and Shelley Long is amazing.

Fantastic post idea.


well, this is definitely what’cha want


The study of adjective order

It is a lovely warm August day outside, and I am wearing a green loose top. Does the second part of that sentence sound strange to you? Perhaps you think I should have written “loose green top.” You’re not wrong (though not entirely right, because descriptivist linguistics): An intuitive code governs the way English speakers order adjectives. The rules come so naturally to us that we rarely learn about them in school, but over the past few decades language nerds have been monitoring modifiers, grouping them into categories, and straining to find logic in how people instinctively rank those categories.

via The study of adjective order and GSSSACPM..


’90s Alt-Rock Vocal Hook Supercut via YouTube

Doo doo doo, doo doo-doo doo…

 


yes plz

via daria.jpg (JPEG Image, 500 × 516 pixels).


Sedaris: Long Way Home

Hugh and I spent weeks in the summer of 2007 studying. During that time, I learned the difference between the House of Lords and the House of Commons. I learned that in 1857 women in the U.K. won the right to divorce their husbands. I learned that people below the age of sixteen cannot deliver milk in the U.K., but I don’t think I learned why. It was just one of those weird English injustices, like summer.

Before taking the real test, I took the fake ones provided at the back of the study manual. “What is the traditional meat served for Christmas dinner?” was one of the questions. Another was “How might you stop young people playing tricks on you at Halloween?” It was multiple-choice, and possible answers included “call the police” and “hide from them.”

via Long Way Home – The New Yorker.

a little Sedaris for all

oh & click on this picture to lead you a little bit more of David. It's one of those days.

oh & click on this picture to lead you a little bit more of David. It’s one of those days.


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