My girlfriend and I have what we call Pasta Fridays. This traditionally (it’s a tradition even though we’ve only been doing it for the 3 months we’ve lived together) involves making a pasta dish for dinner, lots of wine, and chocolate for dessert while we watch old episodes of Top Chef. Oh the exciting lives we lead.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you combined American Idol with the Olympics, and then also added in a voting system that was as asinine as the Electoral College? Welcome to Eurovision, Europe’s singing contest that doesn’t actually include all of Europe and also includes countries outside of Europe.
Back when Facebook was The Facebook and was cool and not evil and was only something people at cool colleges could use and not something used to spy on everyone, it was a trendy thing to play around with the Relationship Status feature. I was in a fake Facebook relationship for several months. Girls (it was almost always two girls, likely in a sorority, and likely from ‘Chicago’), would try to be cheeky and say that ‘It’s Complicated’ with one of their other girl friends. I’m nearly certain that the ‘It’s Complicated’ option has never been used to describe an actual relationship.
Americans, by now, understand that in Europe, soccer is called football. You’ve undoubtedly heard one of your friends or acquaintances (not you, of course, you’re too cultured for this) refer to soccer in Europe as football, but when they do, they usually put on an accent that I guess is supposed to be ‘European’ but comes off as sounding more Ecuadoran as they pronounce it fut-bol.
Last month we went to the city
The weather it was quite shitty
But the car made it there
with time to spare
and the town it looked it so pretty. Continue reading “Limericks About Limerick”
Head down, nice and easy.
Nothing gets the mouth watering and tummy trembling quite like a food festival. Streets lined with vendors, the smells of all the different types of food being freshly prepared, and people, literally, everywhere.