Life Lessons from Princess Bride (#1)

#1 of 5. The movie — released this week in 1987 (31 years ago!) — was based William Goldman’s 1973 book. Goldman adapted it into the screenplay himself. This meme is adapted from one I saw online. The four more which follow are original to me.

I’m Afraid They’re Both Right

Publius Cornelius Tacitus (c.56–c.120 AD) was a senator and historian of the Roman Empire. He is considered to be one of the greatest Roman historians, and is known for the brevity and compactness of his Latin prose. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror … See the Meme

Hi, I’m Clippy!

“BUT ITS’ GRAYED OUT I CANT CLICK IT!!!!!!!!” Take a breath. Whatever it is probably won’t matter to you next week. Everyone calls the infernal thing that Microsoft introduced in Office 97 “Clippy” but its real name is Clippit — and we even know who to thank/blame for the look (but certainly not the idea behind … See the Meme

Just Admit It

Of course, when they then ask you “¿Hablas español?” or “Spreek je Nederlands?” and you stand there blinking at them, they’ll know you’re an obliviot.