Author Archives: blahfuckenpolar

what the f…riday?

So, Fryane Fried-on-Fridays babbled incoherently… I’m guessing it was a 3 shot espresso thing… I have a SPARKLING idea for you. Please, please think it over. Seriously. What about 1x week you offer us, your devotees, the chance to “Ask Blahpolar” whatever we want! Please please please????? It can be short and sweet. You don’t…

what the f…riday?

So, Fryane Fried-on-Fridays babbled incoherently… I’m guessing it was a 3 shot espresso thing… I have a SPARKLING idea for you. Please, please think it over. Seriously. What about 1x week you offer us, your devotees, the chance to “Ask Blahpolar” whatever we want! Please please please????? It can be short and sweet. You don’t…

I’m the court jester in my own mind palace

We have presented evidence and arguments that huh?, or more precisely a short questioning interjection with the function of other-initiation of repair, is a universal word likely to be attested in similar form in all natural spoken languages. The similarity of this interjection across languages is unlikely to be specified in our genetic makeup and…

I’m the court jester in my own mind palace

We have presented evidence and arguments that huh?, or more precisely a short questioning interjection with the function of other-initiation of repair, is a universal word likely to be attested in similar form in all natural spoken languages. The similarity of this interjection across languages is unlikely to be specified in our genetic makeup and…

Racism and Mental Illness in South Africa

First published here on Health24. If you’ve witnessed or been the victim of racism, please tell us about it in the comments. If you’d like to remain anonymous, please contact […]

Racism and Mental Illness in South Africa

First published here on Health24. If you’ve witnessed or been the victim of racism, please tell us about it in the comments. If you’d like to remain anonymous, please contact […]

the untamed snarkdump

Tis but a short linkdump this week – and not a sweet one. I’ll add trigger warnings to items I haven’t snarked at, mkay? Barring that, I’m in bad tempered bastard mode – lock up your sheep post haste and with alacrity. Actually let me add my pick of the nose week right here. How…

the untamed snarkdump

Tis but a short linkdump this week – and not a sweet one. I’ll add trigger warnings to items I haven’t snarked at, mkay? Barring that, I’m in bad tempered bastard mode – lock up your sheep post haste and with alacrity. Actually let me add my pick of the nose week right here. How…

la thérapie par électrochocs

If you see someone riding a stick, imagining that it’s an animal, tell him “what a lovely horse”. (Tunisian proverb) Here’s another thing I appreciate about our tribe, when I said that I was going to be having ECT, not one of you reacted by saying EEK HORROR, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST etc.…

la thérapie par électrochocs

If you see someone riding a stick, imagining that it’s an animal, tell him “what a lovely horse”. (Tunisian proverb) Here’s another thing I appreciate about our tribe, when I said that I was going to be having ECT, not one of you reacted by saying EEK HORROR, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST etc.…