So this happened in a school in our district earlier this year. The “teacher” got a 10 day suspension and has been reassigned to another school. I just found out our daughter is scheduled to be in his math class. Like that is going to happen. Peninsula School District, prepare to feel the wrath of Jane.
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nprfreshair: For roughly a century and a half, the Brontes have been the subject of biographies that, much like poor Branwell’s painting, cover up more than they reveal. When Barker’s monumental family biography of the Brontes was published in 1994, it was as though a skilled restorer had come along to… And, purchased. I love me some Brontes!
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mugglelover3: The Sherlock Joke Sherlock is a British tv show that is based on the Sherlock Holmes books. There are six episodes and they are each an hour and a half. The heros are Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Their friends are Mrs. Hudson the landlady and Lestrade the police… This is so sweet I can hardly stand it.
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My friend Andi’s FIL is very ill in Poland, and they are trying to afford a ticket for Kristof to go see his dad. Anything you can spare would be greatly appreciated! (And please reblog if you want to help boost the signal. Thanks!)
ohcamil: It seriously bums me out to realize how many people think there’s a “right” way to eat fucking Tic Tacs. I’ve seen that Tic Tac thing so many times in the last few days I actually dreamt about it last night!
We were discussing homosexuality because of an allusion to it in the book we...– Homophobia: The fear that another man will treat you like you treat women. Andrew Sullivan. (via jaimelannister)
When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig (via missworded, learninglog) (via thevessel) (via h4nchan) (via paulduffield) (via wilwheaton) I don’t want to minimize the importance of realizing women’s contributions to history, but this story bugs me. Why couldn’t it have been a rudimentary moon calendar, not...
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dduane: Small but fervent. (Or indeed fervid.)
Iceland’s cozy, little international airport looks like it arrived in a flat...– The nice people of Frommer’s like my airport because it looks like it came from IKEA. (via icelandwantstobeyourfriend) I know someone is going to Iceland soon. I am sad it’s not me. Anyway, that someone should follow icelandwantstobeyourfriend.