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Remember remember Dune comes out next December

Heartbreaking: This Mufo Doesn’t Engage in Playful Who’s-On-First Style Banter When Prompted

a bumper sticker I saw on the road today, uspol, truly terrible 

Christmas starts December 1st and then you all have to listen to the Mark Kozalek Christmas record, which slaps, festively

What a concept, a nytimes real estate feature that does not make me want to throw myself into a pit of spikes from a great height (I think the fact that they moved from Chicago helps). I like that apartment, it is cute

nytimes.com/interactive/2019/1

@em @restioson @nilaky my kid was assigned a sex at birth; they all are. But it’s based on the presence of a sex organ exclusively and I do not have to take it as read when raising them.

@em @restioson @nilaky adding to this and making it public.

infants are genderless, because they are incapable of expressing gender identity; they don’t even have object permanence, ferchrissakes.

I use they pronouns when possible for my kid, because their gender is tbd. They’re not non-binary, or an enby, because they have no gender identity of any kind.

You cannot ascribe gender to a person who has not claimed it themselves; that act itself can be transphobic.

The plural noun for dragons is an “imagine”

Christmas starts December 1st and then you all have to listen to the Mark Kozalek Christmas record, which slaps, festively

a bumper sticker I saw on the road today, uspol, truly terrible 

“Squatty Potty” is short for Squatthew McPottaughey

“Squatty Potty” is short for Squatthew McPottaughey

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bigshoulders.city

bigshoulders.city is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future. Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to “mastodons, arising from lethargic sleep.” Our goal for bigshoulders.city is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas, pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts—whatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.

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