There is nothing graphic in this article, but consider this a trigger warning.
citizen: "it's a plane! "
superman: "it's a metaphor"
Imagine if people dismissed other forms of communication the way they do the internet.
“Why are you being such an asshole to me?”
“OH MY GOD THIS IS THE TELEPHONE! Stop taking it so seriously!”
It was a moment that changed my life. In that second I stopped to question almost everything I had been taught about the past. How often had I overlooked women’s contributions? How often had I sped past them as I learned of male achievement and men’s place in the history books? Then I read Rosalind Miles’s book “The Women’s History of the World” (recently republished as “Who Cooked the Last Supper?”) and I knew I needed to look again. History is full of fabulous females who have been systematically ignored, forgotten or simply written out of the records. They’re not all saints, they’re not all geniuses, but they do deserve remembering.
written by Sandi Toksvig, ‘Top 10 unsung heroines’ (via memereve)
a guy walked into the board room and said
"hi sweetheart if you could fix me up a coffee real quick im meeting with the regional reports manager in like five minutes, thanks darling"
and i just stared at him and coldly said
"i am the regional reports manager"
we are now twenty minutes into this board meeting and i dont think i’ve ever seen a man look so embarrassed and afraid in my whole life