— Estimated Lifespan of one dollar bills, "U.S. Currency Education Program," www.uscurrency.gov
About how you really define an individual as not just your own thoughts and your own self reflection, but we're almost, he argues, more defined by how other peopele see us. Like if you walked out into the world and say suddently nobody knew who you were or recognized you, you would be in some regards deceased.
— Chris Mason on Derek Parfit's Reasons and Persons, "Chris Mason: Space Travel, Colonization, and Long-Term Survival in Space | Lex Fridman Podcast #283"
If that is what existance requires, so be it.
— CR summing up my statement on 'meanings'*
And then Crane polishes off the sentance with this somewhat bizarre notion (made more bizarre by the fact that "juke" is probably a misprint of "duke").
— Paul Auster, Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane
Steak medium well.
— Mom's reply to "allergies or food restrictions?"
But the law had its comical aspects as well. In The Battle with the Slum (Macmillan, 1902), Jacob Riis reports on the invention of "brick sandwiches"—a single brick clamped between two slices of bread—which were placed on bars in mocking compliance with the statute.
— Paul Auster, Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane
A pun can live a long time and still have legs.
— L*
Mason says "bog is bog"
— Steph in a text sending photo of 7BOG419
Former president Donald Trump initially used the Century II felt tip pen, but then -- like so many facets of his presidency -- broke with tradition, instead preferring a Sharpie.
— Leah Asmelash, "Why do presidents use so many pens to sign documents — and what happens to them?," CNN
To be absolutely honest, no one cares about the camera. They care about the flash. This flash handle is something special.
— @roadshowpbs, clip with Graflex flash
Through the CARES Act, we sent every student a black and white printer.
— MassArt professor
In The Bitcoin Standard, I present the argument that money is always whatever is the hardest thing to make.
— Saifedean Ammous, "Saifedean Ammous: Bitcoin, Anarchy, and Austrian Economics | Lex Fridman Podcast #284"
But even better is the last sentance of the article—"In the back room of the saloon, the man with the ruffled beard was silently picking hieroglyphics out of his whiskers"—which is surely one of the most beguiling, crackpot sentances Crane ever wrote.
— Paul Auster, Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane
Getting your money's worth.
— L*
Simply inflate the WaspOut® Hornet's nest by blowing into the open hole until all the creases are out. If needed, place your finger over the small hole at the bottom of the nest to increase the air pressure.
— WaspOut Hornet's Nest Instructions
HAIR CUTS for everybody IPA
— Name of beer Emily bought
A lot of people bounce off the surface, and some people peel back the layers.
— S*
With a legend at the top that reads, "I'd sell my steps to the grave at ten cents per foot."
— Paul Auster, Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane
Crane lacked Whitman's talent for advertising. The one stunt he came up with, as reported by his Sytacuse classmate Frank Noxon, was to hire four men "to sit all day in front of one another in New York elevated trains, reading and holding up the volume so that passengers would think the metropolis was Maggie-mad."
— Paul Auster, Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane
What it is that matters enough to me.
— BU student