The Word on the Street column often ends with some sort of inspirational conlusive statement. This one was going to end with praise of the concept of “discovery”. In a fit of inspiration, I decided to skip the actual article. Here’s a list of things recently discovered by myself and others:
The nightgown is the most comfortable item of clothing. // Today I discovered that maybe I don’t want to be involved in as many groups as I am right now. // Very few movies, proportionally, represent multi–dimensional women. // The Ottomans besieged Vienna twice. // The materiality of language. // On the internet, Ragu asked: “What’s Your Latest Dinnertime Discovery?” and invited everyone to join the “Momversation.” // My inner feminism and the heterosexist oppression in society. // I miss LOST. // Starbucks Cake Pops. // The main thing I miss about home is wandering around Costco with my family. // Zoroastrianism. // A mouse in the vent by the tables in Houston. // AskJeeves.com is now just Ask.com // That there’s no one I feel more sympathy for than the Witches of Salem. I hope they were actually witches, but it’s still unjust that they were killed. // Sangria. // There’s no ‘o’ in tendinitis. // Twin Peaks! On Netflix Instant. // My parents are great. // Doxycycline has been stuck in my throat for 10 hrs. It is burning my esophagus. It hurts badly. // What would America’s West Coast be like with a strong train network? // I rediscovered Oreos. // Meditation. // I discovered a new type of dinosaur that I didn’t know about before. // Not to blow any minds here, but as far as trends: vampire → Germanic fairy tales. // Penn has exactly one Olympic–sized swimming pool. // Times New Roman was created in 1932. // It was a trap. // Broad City, the webseries. // How they make naan. // Poetry readings are humorous. // It’s better to just say hi to the person if you’re not sure if you should say hi or not. // You can block people on Twitter. // One Penn Russian professor used to be a speed skating champion. // I don’t want an internship this summer. // Before we grab something our visuomotor system has already approximately calculated the width that our fingers must spread to accommodate the objects. // Cheesesteaks. // The cut on my nose is going to scar. // I can’t not study for exams and get good grades like in highs chool. // Sometimes you just need to know when to stop talking. // The high five wasn’t invented until 1973. // Veganism.