see how little we get taught about history - I never had any idea why Malcolm X used the ‘X’.
How come I didn’t know this
Also that crusty old white man called the named ‘gifted’. Jesus.
I’m ashamed I never knew this. This should be taught in history. I always wondered why first or second generation African Americans had more African names, like Nnaji. It all makes sense now.
friendlythestral requested - gifset of hogwarts classes
"WHY DO THEY ALWAYS SLICE THEIR PALM TO GET BLOOD. do you know how many nerve endings are in your hand?!?! why don’t they ever cut the back of their arm or their leg or something omfg"-
me everytime a character in a movie has to get a few drops of their blood for some ritual bullshit (via jtoday)
WHILE WE’RE AT IT, why do people try to cross those skinny bridges over lava/chasms/whatever by walking upright. IT’S CALLED CENTER OF GRAVITY. get on your hands and knees and crawl across that thing. HUG IT. SCOOT YOUR BUTT ACROSS. “but i look stupid!” lalalala but we’ll avoid that ~dramatic moment~ where you almost fall over and die because your damn fucking self wanted to look COOL
and stop yanking IV lines out of your arms the minute you wake up in the hospital
That is a broadsword, why are you fencing with it
There is a freaking door right there. Stop smashing through windows, damn it.
yes, mr. action hero, I am aware that running dramatically from the baddies at breakneck speed is important, but know what else is important? NOT GETTING SHOT. RUN IN A FUCKING ZIGZAG PATTERN ON THE OFF CHANCE THAT THE MOOKS WERE NOT COACHED IN MARKSMANSHIP BY THE IMPERIAL STORMTROOPERS.
Oh, hey, you there, sneaky hero-type breaking into any place for any reason? WEAR SOME FUCKING GLOVES. They’re called fingerprints, dumbass. You have them and you’re putting them all over the fucking place.
If something really fucking huge is falling on you, don’t FUCKING RUN ALONG THE LENGTH JUST TAKE LIKE TWO FUCKING STEPS TO THE SIDE
wEAR A FUCKING HELMET OBERYN YOU LITTLE SHIT
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Excerpt from a fic im reading that i would like to remember.
Scattered freckles across skin, like stars in the night sky. I yearn to trace them with my lips, feel the heat of your blush rise beneath me. Your amber eyes, bright and shining, as open as the ocean on a hot summer day. I want to get lost in them, never find my way out. The sound of your laughter, as vibrant as an artist’s canvas. I want to drink it up, bask in your joy for as long as I can. You make me feel weightless, like I can climb a mountain with no breaks. I wouldn’t want to climb that mountain, though. I wouldn’t want to do anything without you by my side.
im so hooked on muggleborns fucking shit up with pop culture references
dumbledore warns for something with the words “very dangerous” and around the great hall you hear scattered “much frightening” “such peril”
snape gets really fuckin pissed off at a kid named luke and roars “LUKE!!!” and luke stands up and screams back “I AM YOUR FATHER”
mcgonagall catches students doing something against hogwart’s rules and yells “WHY?” and one kid goes “M C A”