What are you up to this weekend? I’m flying back from Cornwall, England (above), and can’t wait to squeeze my babies! Looking forward to catching up with you. Have a good one — Eid Mubarak to those who celebrate — and here are a few fun links from around the web…
What will happen if I go to a bar and order a whiskey neat. (New Yorker)
Why we speak more weirdly at home. “Many of us have a secret language, the private lexicon of our home life. Sometimes known as familects, invented words, pet names, in-jokes, and personal memes swirl and emerge from the mess of lives spent in close quarters. During the pandemic, we’ve spent dramatically more time in those quarters, and our in-group slang has changed accordingly.” (The Atlantic)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a new podcast where she interviews older women.
A reality show I’d actually watch.
Equestrian coaches, trainers and riders reflexively kicking and jumping while watching a rider: “It’s an uncontrollable reflex when a horse jumps a jump. I’ve tried my hardest to not do it and I can’t not do it.” (via Kottke)
Love these cute shorts.
On outsourcing your orgasm: “On the train home to Brooklyn, I tried to recount the day’s events in my head, but everything was a bit hazy. I’d given a stranger, a woman, $270 for an erotic massage in a last-ditch attempt to find pleasure in my body.” (NYMag)
This caption, hahahahaha.
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