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18 February 2010 @ 07:14 pm
What ho, world!  
No, I am not dead, I'm even feeling pretty good right now.

I have managed to break down The Language of Doom (Arabic) into reasonably-sized chunks and am well on my way to WORLD DOMINAYSHUN mastering the language. And I can say "I like chicken", which is awesome. Now I only need "my hovercraft is full of eels" and I'm a happy camper.

I'm also making progress in domesticating this strange five-year-old boy I've seem to have acquired 7 months ago (he claims to be 20 and my boyfriend but I don't believe a word of it). He's even potty trained and all!

Also, in completely unrelated news, I made my boyfriend watch Sherlock Holmes with me and I just kept going on and on and on about how they're totally gaymarried!!1! He then said I only like movies with teh gayzorz, which is obviously not true, as you can see by the following list I have compiled for absolutely no reason and great justice:

I like:
  • American Beauty disqualified because it DOES contain teh ghey whoops
  • Finding Neverland
  • L.A. Confidential *lalalala I cannot hear you, rest of the internet* this is the ONE movie I refuse to view through slash goggles
  • Napoleon Dynamite upon reflection, this movie contains massive levels of gayness
  • um.... at least there's 2! That's more than nothing!

Also... uh. This was actually just a quick drive-by post. I'll be back when I have something real to talk about
 
 
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Konstanze von Sizilien: Movies: Oscar Wilde: Oscar ♥ Bosiearylla on February 18th, 2010 09:23 pm (UTC)
Ich war mit einer Freundin in Sherlock Holmes. Ich hatte mir extra vorgenommen, mich mit den slashigen Bemerkungen zurückzuhalten (dank dem Internet wusste ich, worauf ich mich einlasse). Das habe ich ungefähr die Hälfte des Filmes geschafft, dann habe ich mich zu ihr umgedreht und gesagt: "Es geht hier eigentlich nur um die große und alles besiegende Liebe zwischen Holmes und Watson, oder?" Sie, total aus der Fassung gebracht: "... was, wie? So hätte ich das nie interpretiert!"

(Oh bitte. Ich meine, es gibt einen Unterschied zwischen Subtext und SUBTEXT.)

Ich mache übrigens auch immer diese Listen, um Leute davon zu überzeugen, dass ich mich auch für andere Dinge interessiere. Mein Scheitern ist jedesmal wieder schmerzhaft. D:
mellifluous_ink on February 23rd, 2010 10:02 pm (UTC)
Anything has slashiliciousness if you're a slash ficcer. Take note, Boyfriend. Take note.
mellifluous_ink on February 23rd, 2010 10:05 pm (UTC)
Also I think it's fabulous that you are learning Arabic. I want to learn the Arabic alphabet as a cipher more than anything, because I'm left-handed and it's the only lefty-friendly alphabet that has a real potential for calligraphy.