baruchobramowitz:

This Pesach let’s not forget the women who made the Exodus possible:

  • Shifrah and Pu’ah, the midwives who directly violated Pharaoh’s order to kill all of the male babies of the Hebrews
  • Yocheved, the mother who had to send her child off into the Nile in the hopes that, maybe, he’d find somewhere safe to live
  • Miriam, the young girl who followed her brother down the river to make sure someone found him
  • Bitya, the princess who could have very easily decided to ignore the random child floating by her in the river, but instead chose to take him in
  • Tzipporah, the daughter of the priest who took care of things herself when her husband wouldn’t

Without Shifrah and Pu’ah, Moses would have died at birth. Without Yocheved, Moses would have probably been found and killed by Pharaoh’s men. Without Miriam and Bitya, Moses would have perished in the Nile. Without Tzipporah, Moses would have been smote by G-d along the way back to Egypt.

Without these women, the Exodus could not have happened as it is written.

"Ponder Stibbons was one of those unfortunate people cursed with the belief that if only he found out enough things about the universe it would all, somehow, make sense. The goal is the Theory of Everything, but Ponder would settle for the Theory of Something and, late at night, when Hex appeared to be sulking, he despaired of even a Theory of Anything."
Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent (via colouritlater)

seadeepspaceontheside:

Frodo was given a cookie for being dragged across the Shire

He tries. he tries all the time.

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like ugh when clothes say they're a size 18-20 or something and they are so totally not that size in any universe. i want to fucking light places on fire that do that.

donotchoosesidesyet:

Women’s sizes are determined by bad astrology and black magic.

annabellioncourt:

plz-no:

Simultaneously the worst and best movie ever made

Actually one of my teachers watched every single version of Romeo and Juliet with the original text in front of him to prove that this was the worst version, but to his great dismay its the most accurate film adaptation of it, with the lines closest to the original text and most similar stage direction and relayed emotions.

He proceeded to show it to us in class.

merlin-the-last-dragon-lord:

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug EXTRAS.

 I AM LAUGHING SO HARD RN :’)

donotchoosesidesyet:

fryadvocate:

seekingwillow:

contentkiller:

lightspeedsound:

jesuotaku:

rivirambles:

amischiefofmice:

PRAISE BE

Wendy’s is doing the same thing.
Will wonders never cease.

Reblogging this because it keeps showing up on my dash and I keep not-quite raining on the parade, but it seems like everyone thinks this means something different than it does, so I guess I’ll rain on it a little bit.I’m afraid this motion has nothing to do with conquering the gender binary or whatever Tumblr is really happy about to be reblogging it so heavily. It’s not about making little children feel like they can get whichever toy they prefer. It’d be nice if it was, but I’d be shocked if that was the case.No, the girl toy here is a My Little Pony. Which means that the *real* reason for this notice is that a bunch of bronies, as there are bajillions of photos and videos of them doing, are coming into fast food restaurants and buying several happy meals. They threw pissy fits when asked if they wanted the “boy or girl” toy, insisting that My Little Pony isn’t for girls or whatever, again, only saying this because of overwhelming evidence that bronies do this shit. Management eventually has enough of it, asks employees to just ask if people want Skylanders or My Little Pony so they won’t have any more disgusted bronies getting mad that their precious fandom is targeted at crappy dumb little girls.
So the short version is: this little paper unfortunately means the exact opposite of what you think it means, socially speaking. It was put up because grown-ass men get all pissy when it’s suggested that they like a thing for girls.
Proof: http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/04/editorial-how-to-buy-mcdonalds-ponies.html <— this was posted on the net’s biggest brony hive on April 10, 2014. So yeah, this is sadly not about anything else but how awful bronies are, sorry.

siiiiiiigh

Bronies ruin everything.

___
So the outcome SEEMS like it’s gender neutral, while the ACTION is actually male (Brony) as the default (customer). I just… I will never get this Broni thing? Ok? Never. I wasn’t a MLP girl as a child, but this thing makes it hard to even get INTO it now.
And just brings up a thing I saw the other day - where someone was wishing AppleJack and Rainbowdash could be made to act and appear ”more feminine’.
… Yeah. Not even my fandom and I’M all WTF?!
I can’t even.
A few months ago, I’d have tried to ‘feel’ it by imagining if Fedoras took over She-Ra or JEM. But then, Fedoras actually took over JEM so - yeah.

I am never going to be ok with Bronies and here’s why. The first time I met my boyfriend’s nieces, I was chatting with their mom and I noticed that they are all in love with MLP.  And I mentioned the movie and she said they went once, but she decided not to take them again because the first time there had been too many adult men without children in the audience.
So, the reason I’m not ok with it is that adult men have taken over a space intended for young girls.  And they’ve done so in a way that makes that space no longer safe for young girls. 

#the worst part is#when the opposite happens#and girls become the majority in a fandom targeted at boys#the shows gets cancelled#and the people in charge make noises about how they don’t like female-led audiences
Same. I know for a fact one of my favorite shows was fucking cancelled because it didn’t have the “right” kind of audience. This is such fucking bullshit.

donotchoosesidesyet:

fryadvocate:

seekingwillow:

contentkiller:

lightspeedsound:

jesuotaku:

rivirambles:

amischiefofmice:

PRAISE BE

Wendy’s is doing the same thing.

Will wonders never cease.

Reblogging this because it keeps showing up on my dash and I keep not-quite raining on the parade, but it seems like everyone thinks this means something different than it does, so I guess I’ll rain on it a little bit.

I’m afraid this motion has nothing to do with conquering the gender binary or whatever Tumblr is really happy about to be reblogging it so heavily. It’s not about making little children feel like they can get whichever toy they prefer. It’d be nice if it was, but I’d be shocked if that was the case.

No, the girl toy here is a My Little Pony. Which means that the *real* reason for this notice is that a bunch of bronies, as there are bajillions of photos and videos of them doing, are coming into fast food restaurants and buying several happy meals. They threw pissy fits when asked if they wanted the “boy or girl” toy, insisting that My Little Pony isn’t for girls or whatever, again, only saying this because of overwhelming evidence that bronies do this shit. Management eventually has enough of it, asks employees to just ask if people want Skylanders or My Little Pony so they won’t have any more disgusted bronies getting mad that their precious fandom is targeted at crappy dumb little girls.

So the short version is: this little paper unfortunately means the exact opposite of what you think it means, socially speaking. It was put up because grown-ass men get all pissy when it’s suggested that they like a thing for girls.

Proof: http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/04/editorial-how-to-buy-mcdonalds-ponies.html <— this was posted on the net’s biggest brony hive on April 10, 2014. So yeah, this is sadly not about anything else but how awful bronies are, sorry.

siiiiiiigh

Bronies ruin everything.

___

So the outcome SEEMS like it’s gender neutral, while the ACTION is actually male (Brony) as the default (customer). I just… I will never get this Broni thing? Ok? Never. I wasn’t a MLP girl as a child, but this thing makes it hard to even get INTO it now.

And just brings up a thing I saw the other day - where someone was wishing AppleJack and Rainbowdash could be made to act and appear ”more feminine’.

… Yeah. Not even my fandom and I’M all WTF?!

I can’t even.

A few months ago, I’d have tried to ‘feel’ it by imagining if Fedoras took over She-Ra or JEM. But then, Fedoras actually took over JEM so - yeah.

I am never going to be ok with Bronies and here’s why. The first time I met my boyfriend’s nieces, I was chatting with their mom and I noticed that they are all in love with MLP.  And I mentioned the movie and she said they went once, but she decided not to take them again because the first time there had been too many adult men without children in the audience.

So, the reason I’m not ok with it is that adult men have taken over a space intended for young girls.  And they’ve done so in a way that makes that space no longer safe for young girls. 

Same. I know for a fact one of my favorite shows was fucking cancelled because it didn’t have the “right” kind of audience. This is such fucking bullshit.

adiostoredork:

Wow this is great

adiostoredork:

Wow this is great