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smartaleckette:

What would you say to people who are disappointed that they have been sorted into Hufflepuff? (x)

Straight from the author.

lyndamk:

1966: Because he … looks like Inspector Clouseau?
(yeah, i went there. look it up.)
SuDoc: FS 14.111: 447

Adding this to my reading list.

lyndamk:

1966: Because he … looks like Inspector Clouseau?

(yeah, i went there. look it up.)

SuDoc: FS 14.111: 447

Adding this to my reading list.

We live in a magical world where you can have a book instantly transmitted from space to your home (that’s how internet works, right?). This is our time. Live it up, no matter what you like to read. Nobody cares what you read, really–and if they do, that’s their problem, not yours.

- from Nobody Cares What You Read by Susie Rodarme (via bookriot)

Hear Hear!

alaskanlibrarian:

abovetheice:

THANKS, INTERNET!

This is so wrong on so many levels. And completely untrue. Universal statements on taste are usually false.I have enjoyed a woman’s armpit hair in my life.So this MIGHT be the one post where a  #notallmen tag might be appropriate.  But I’m not going there.

Forgot to add that rejecting someone on the presence or absence of body hair is really shallow.

alaskanlibrarian:

abovetheice:

THANKS, INTERNET!

This is so wrong on so many levels. And completely untrue. Universal statements on taste are usually false.

I have enjoyed a woman’s armpit hair in my life.

So this MIGHT be the one post where a #notallmen tag might be appropriate. But I’m not going there.

Forgot to add that rejecting someone on the presence or absence of body hair is really shallow.

abovetheice:

THANKS, INTERNET!

This is so wrong on so many levels. And completely untrue. Universal statements on taste are usually false.I have enjoyed a woman’s armpit hair in my life.So this MIGHT be the one post where a  #notallmen tag might be appropriate.  But I’m not going there.

abovetheice:

THANKS, INTERNET!

This is so wrong on so many levels. And completely untrue. Universal statements on taste are usually false.

I have enjoyed a woman’s armpit hair in my life.

So this MIGHT be the one post where a #notallmen tag might be appropriate. But I’m not going there.

Watch "I always feel like somebody's watching me: Rockwe…" on YouTube

I always feel like somebody’s watching me: Rockwell parody. - ignores that President Obama inherited these programs from Bush, their actual creator and a little too pro Russian. But still pretty funny. And sadly true.

1. If he doesn’t answer, don’t keep sending texts. If he wanted to talk to you, he would’ve responded.

2. People will make time for you when they care about you. If he says he’s too busy or constantly cancels his plans, he doesn’t care. People fight for you when they care.

3. Don’t let him touch you on the first date. If he tries, he’s not there for the same reasons you are.

4. You can tell a lot about a person by their favorite book.

5. If he can stomach more than ten straight shots without feeling a thing, he drinks too much.

6. Ask the uncomfortable things. When was the last time he was so high he couldn’t speak? What does he regret the most? Does he drink to remember or to forget?

7. Don’t send pictures unless you want to. If he has to talk you into it, don’t do it. If you hesitate, don’t do it. If you do take a picture, don’t include your face. Keep yourself safe.

8. If you can’t laugh when you’re having sex with him, maybe you aren’t sleeping with the right person. Sex isn’t about tricks and tips and routines.

9. If he hurts you, cut him out. He’s gone, he isn’t coming back, and you don’t need to prolong the pain.

10. Don’t be afraid to open up again. I promise not everyone will love you with a knife behind their back.

- Boy advice from someone who made the same mistakes too often (via guiseofgentlewords)

Good advice. Pass it on.

besttitlesever:

 A-frame Cabin, Cooperative Farm Building, Plan No 6003, US Department of Agriculture, 1968
SuDoc Call No: A 1.38:1093
Free plan for an a-frame cabin with deck.  Back from vacation, bot forgot to build myself a cabin.
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Government documents and web sites are chock full of “how-tos”, most often from the Cooperative Extension Service, which has offices run out of most state university systems. 

besttitlesever:

A-frame Cabin, Cooperative Farm Building, Plan No 6003, US Department of Agriculture, 1968

SuDoc Call No: A 1.38:1093

Free plan for an a-frame cabin with deck.  Back from vacation, bot forgot to build myself a cabin.

Find it in a Library

Government documents and web sites are chock full of “how-tos”, most often from the Cooperative Extension Service, which has offices run out of most state university systems. 

besttitlesever:

Criminal Tax Manual, United States. Department of Justice. Tax Division., 1994
SuDoc Call No: J 1.8/2:C 86/4/994/V.1-3
Submitted by Rob Lopresti:
I’m just surprised they ADMIT it.
Find it in a Library 
Full Text Available online

A reminder to look past the title of any book on the shelf. I find taxes acceptable for infrastructure and services to residents of a nation. For drone strikes and war based on “ifs and mights” - not so much. 

besttitlesever:

Criminal Tax Manual, United States. Department of Justice. Tax Division., 1994

SuDoc Call No: J 1.8/2:C 86/4/994/V.1-3

Submitted by Rob Lopresti:

I’m just surprised they ADMIT it.

Find it in a Library

Full Text Available online

A reminder to look past the title of any book on the shelf. I find taxes acceptable for infrastructure and services to residents of a nation. For drone strikes and war based on “ifs and mights” - not so much. 

besttitlesever:

West Side Story Project: Crime Prevention on a New Stage, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 2010.

SuDoc Call No: J 36.2: W 52

"5 booklets, a CD and a DVD that provides directions, suggestions, and examples for building an innovative collaboration between law enforcement, the theatre, schools, and community organizations to develop a youth violence prevention initiative using the timeless musical West Side Story"

Using a play about gang violence to educate youth on how to prevent gang violence?  Theatre kids are usually the worst offenders.

From the bclibrary collection.

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Government documents have often intersected with pop culture. These are often cases where government documents do have copyrighted material in them.