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translator (it en). tutor to the unjustly rich. library assistant to the unjustly poor. aspiring luftmensch. omnia sunt communia.

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@city_hobgoblin_ my secretly held unpopular opinion is that the canon doesn't matter, it's what you do with it
12/2
2020
is there a word for a fundamentally correct argument that is argued too forcefully to be supportable?do people actually put flags up in their bedrooms?
12/1
2020
a case in point: been reading William Tyndale's pamphlets, and look at these dweebs https://t.co/TXRrnLJVemi really love reading radical protestant writing from the first reformation, but every time i've finished something… https://t.co/5YnhBV6Ad5 @TMOWilkinson @Arbeit_Fish forget you ever knew ita closed ecosystem of strangers bound together by a shared mission, where people periodically accuse one another of… https://t.co/iioVBG02U0 @jack_saundrs @cymrurouge i begrudgingly refuse to accept that chester is a real place, for me it is simply where hollyoaks happensGod gave me a fused spine so I would never bow down to idols.
Retweeted by nocancel culture has gone too far https://t.co/ZZK7HY0263 @richardjgodwin it's definitely ok to be wrong!i really enjoy listening to nts radio for the surprises, like the opportunity right now to listen to a special on C… https://t.co/iu7aAzSA9S @blockedtbygod same
11/30
2020
Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me?
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11/29
2020
@lockednclocked tbf thats a lot more than some people get off patreon for writing significantly lessfor the longest time i used to think that HAZCHEM on the side of a building was, for some reason, a polish word (pr… https://t.co/52ksWVnBcb @StreathamRovers @RoryStewartUK this is the most unsettling thing ive seen today
11/26
2020
@niamhnih @punchedmonet_ come here to ask the same q @Arbeit_Fish they're superheroes, it's saying he's superhuman @blockedtbygod you watching santa clarita diet?Consider yourselves 'teased' 👀 https://t.co/4TzgMHzvsE
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11/25
2020
@Tighe_er can't believe there are cowards out there who, when faced with a rational point, shut it down with threat… https://t.co/FT7J8AwCtY @Tighe_er finally someone brave enough to say it @Aviah_Sarah_Day https://t.co/1Ips19eY1z
11/24
2020
#OldEnglish #WOTD: hetelic, adj: (of animate beings) full of hate, malicious, malevolent; (of lust, fornication) ha… https://t.co/0WZdEd5amZ
Retweeted by noSartre addressing Renault workers in 1970. pic by Bruno Barbey who died earlier this month. more of his images here… https://t.co/Zt2pLwcFgo
Retweeted by noWilliam Tyndale really had no time for PhD students https://t.co/ntHVxSZxVzme talking to a couple: so which one of you turned into a libertarian and which one of you turned into a cop during the pandemic
Retweeted by nomaybe it's the fact my fluoxetine ran out last week, but jolyon running in to defend trans children has brought a tear to my eyeAs a young woman compares herself to Nazi resistance fighter Sophie Scholl at a 'Querdenker' (Covid-denier) rally i… https://t.co/3cp9I1oSsc
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11/23
2020
@dannybirchall it's actually cleese
11/22
2020
@jackisdull @Arbeit_Fish @HealthUntoDeath thank you! @Arbeit_Fish @HealthUntoDeath the english ideally. definitely a needle, been trying to google my way to the term for months.made up national holidays have a bodycount @HealthUntoDeath @Arbeit_Fish pops up quite a few times through parts 1 and 2 i thinkcan someone help me with a word? it's in the trans. of Negative Dialectics and means a sin of omission when acquiri… https://t.co/KuZkXr4FiA @corbynfisher @seanbgoneill ime it heals more quickly and means you can get the blood in the tube without it going everywhere @seanbgoneill can also recommend piercing right at the very tip of the finger, under the nail @corbynfisher PPE students are historians who just haven't realised it yet
11/20
2020
@Arbeit_Fish if it did historical materialism would be a very different sort of event @livwynter tbh that goes for every arab strap track ever and i still listen @livwynter you know literally the first thing im gonna do on reading this tweet @Arbeit_Fish I'd be impressed @SheldonKGoodman let's just say 20th century literary criticism has not exactly looked kindly on them @SheldonKGoodman haha as a recovering long-18th century-ist, I was just like - "yep, yep, yep, all of these guys are legit famous"I note that on the day Labour are boasting about repealing Section 28, many of the 'moderates' are venerating Neil… https://t.co/rNP4gnZfdE
Retweeted by no @nihaonais solid work thisThose who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained; and the restrainer or reason usurp… https://t.co/8tLdqNXBY6
Retweeted by nolol i gave a 9 yr old student the start of a chapter from Black Beauty and asked him to continue the story himself,… https://t.co/snPARQwN3z
11/18
2020
@TheTabbyLamb who is the landlord? @dannybirchall was gonna say this, mixture of age and how close to the centre you are - only ever hear it referred… https://t.co/7QzZCDIwBR
11/17
2020
@samwetherell have a baththis is to no one but also maybe @HINIONGE who is certainly someonei can sort of glimpse being consumed by a sexual flame in the vast gyre of time and also being propelled through a… https://t.co/Jng3mQz3OOi have no idea if this is good or bad music or good or bad poetry but ginsberg's cyclical diction, and the repeated… https://t.co/md5YYbGpPqThe reason this looks like a fascist mob is because it is one. https://t.co/I8S1huNij0
Retweeted by nowhen will the people of bologna be free of this shit, the english monster their ragù, the americans monster their m… https://t.co/xxun4xEVs2bolognese culture war @niebieskiroweru @huwlemmey @benwritesthings @_MichaelOswell_ @benvyle i find his decision to just throw all the in… https://t.co/sucKyMTqIr
11/16
2020
@postyourtoast @SteffanBlayney @samwetherell grunger south east / central londonA quick update from @CooperationTown HQ in north London: Since 23 March we distributed 35,270 free meals to neighbo… https://t.co/16wNRMmRZu
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11/15
2020
@HINIONGE i will not bow to threats
11/14
2020
there's a cat in our neighbourhood that makes a point of only shitting in our garden, and i think it's because i us… https://t.co/MHGWC9b0X7 @CasparSalmon i don't think it's a winner, but as a massive dardennes fan, i have to say that la promesse, rosetta,… https://t.co/i9qRnhJfuM @CasparSalmon I've moved on to trying to work out my own suggestion, but I do think the OP probably has an open and shut case @CasparSalmon this is heartbreaking
11/13
2020
@lockednclocked nothing - tbh the fact that you didn't write your wikipedia page yourself makes you massively less… https://t.co/weK8ayfcID @lockednclocked ur so vain lol! @Arbeit_Fish eating shit food @rolandbarfs @hhnnccnnll 👀 @sadqueersclub nadz are you into F1???deleuze https://t.co/ySXtzu4znY @dannybirchall of course, but i think the word 'rewriting' carries with it connotations of falsification that aren'… https://t.co/7AKoQD9WLE @dannybirchall for example, post-92 there has been a concerted rewriting of the history of the holocaust and the gu… https://t.co/9FDEhKtatk @dannybirchall right - i'm not placing any moral value on re/writing itself, or denigrating the idea of defence - b… https://t.co/m3fHGiovWvthis may sound like a drift towards the dreaded french post-modernism, but it was an experience of renaissance hist… https://t.co/SxCJHtmF4mThe LRB arriving in my letterbox every two weeks https://t.co/JEwign6C1O
Retweeted by noand of course, the chronicle is the ultimate ideological statement, the assertion of a single attainable truth outs… https://t.co/489gzA04woreflective ideological positioning of course, also comes into the act of re-/writing and has to if it is not to bec… https://t.co/6NyvwZvgurmy coldest of hot takes: history is already an ongoing act of writing, so the idea that it is being 're-written' is… https://t.co/QZ5L5MdKyn @jellycrone someone should tell him what baguettes are made out of10 years after millbank I ... kind of think this makes sense? https://t.co/qg9I4YplQ1
11/12
2020
@corbynfisher @SzMarsupial I am pro these cardinalsUh oh ain’t it true https://t.co/4F3foRPoDT
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11/11
2020
queen https://t.co/QnueD00wNG @lockednclocked what an honour
11/10
2020
@niebieskiroweru @Arbeit_Fish i'm so furious with both of you for this @dannybirchall i think this agrees with the original thesis @niebieskiroweru this is no time for humour, we're talking films with dog in the titleDOGTANIAN IS NOT A COMPOUND WORD! IT'S A GIVEN NAME @city_hobgoblin_ tv series - there's a film in the works, but i've heard they've got herzog on as exec prod @niebieskiroweru that's a tv seriesthesis: any film title that is a compound word starting with dog is going to offer a bleak, nihilistic view of cont… https://t.co/SJ6rqckSk9 @badgayspod benjamin britten!
11/9
2020
'i miss dancing!' - people who miss uppers
Retweeted by no @tristandross stop 👏 targeting 👏 tories 👏love the nu twitter feeture: "rich people can stop you from replying to there nonsense"just remembered that lockdown 1 was when everyone went horny on main. good luck.
11/6
2020
The Giants who formed this world into its sensual existence and now seem to live in it in chains are in truth the c… https://t.co/SR6IjCrq1a
Retweeted by no @lockednclocked ime breakup is like a virtual lockdown, you spend all your time in bed, terrified of human contact,… https://t.co/H1nfhxO7JM
11/5
2020

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