Why I sometimes reply with image descriptions
Sometimes when I see a toot with an image I like but it doesn't have a description, I reply with a description. Here's why, if you're curious about that!
(It got too long for toots.)
Sample page, with some *very* suspect sayings: https://www.s4ulanguages.com/uploads/1/1/0/8/1108816/9174693_orig.jpg
"To make paps for the cats"
This book is amazing.
« It is widely believed that Carolino could not speak English, and that a French–English dictionary was used to translate an earlier Portuguese–French phrase book, _O novo guia da conversação em francês e português_, written by José da Fonseca. Carolino likely added Fonseca's name to the book without his permission in an attempt to give it some credibility. »
Oh wasn't there a #federated thing to replace meetup.com? They're getting weird about pricing and everyone wants to just go back on Facebook but I'm like "please I could run a whole website for $5 I just need a FOSS web service that does it"
Speaking of which, good article: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/06/ok-boomer-meme-older-generations
« The only way we improve our lot as workers is through collective action. That means knowing who your friends are and who your enemies are.
Here’s a hint: it’s not “boomers” – it’s that investment banker you went to high school with. »
[Attenborough voice] "For squirrels, Autumn is a time of frantic foraging, as they need to ensure they have sufficient calories to last them through the winter. Oak and maple contribute towards this stockpile, but the greatest source of food comes on a single day early in the season. Without the copious pumpkin and dropped candy that Halloween provides, the winter could be very cold indeed."
This porch is not a porch of honor… no highly esteemed costumes are on display here… no full-size candy bars are here.
What is here is dangerous and repulsive to us. This message is a warning about danger.
The danger is in a particular location… it increases toward a center… the center of danger is here, in a large bowl.
The danger is to the body, and it can kill.
The form of the danger is concentrated sugar.
The danger is unleashed only if you eat the candy. This place is best shunned and passed by.
Alt of @varx -- less tech talk on this account, maybe.
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