Thursday, 17 April 2014

Acronyms that withstood time

During the war, British soldiers and their wives, not able to write their feelings and their desires freely in their letters, invented acronyms to thwart censorship:
B.U.R.M.A.: Be Upstairs Ready My Angel
M.A.L.A.Y.A.: My Ardent Lips Await Your Arrival
B.O.L.T.O.P.: Better On Lips Than On Paper
H.O.L.L.A.N.D.: Hope Our Love Lasts And Never Dies
S.W.A.L.K.: Seal With A Loving Kiss

CIVETS countries 
i.e., Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Esperanto
ˌɛspəˈrantəʊ/
noun
1.
an artificial language devised in 1887 as an international medium of communication, based on roots from the chief European languages. It retains the structure of these languages and has the advantage of grammatical regularity and ease of pronunciation.

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milieu
ˈmiːljəː,mɪˈljəː/Submit
noun
plural noun: milieux
1.
a person's social environment.
"Gregory came from the same aristocratic milieu as Sidonius"
synonyms: environment, background, backdrop, setting, context, atmosphere, scene; More

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

sweet dreams


bikinis, sunshine
snapbacks, cigarettes
hiking, waterfalls
burgers, wings
coffee, soy milk
salad, shrimp
flaws, complete.

selfless may not be as wise for the ordinary

how far does one go?
how gently can one put it so that it does not hurt the other?
far enough so that one does not hurt oneself before hurting the other.
for one might have nothing to loose and might in fact loose oneself and sanity.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

we are who we are
when we are with those who make us feel most alive.

-A Case Of You

Friday, 28 March 2014

what is going on?
what is all the commotion about?
who cares about the emotions?
are we humans?
is there a system?
what is life?
what is your purpose?
who are you?

we're all on our own

the world does not get any better.
only you do.