grotesque is such a nice word
this is how I want to die
You can buy a floor tile with your name on at the Shakespeare’s Globe in London. The bigger the donation, the bigger the tile. John Cleese bought one for himself and a bigger one for Michael Palin, under one condition: they had to spell Michael’s last name wrong: it now forever says Michael Pallin.
John Cleese is forever my favourite real life troll
what happened in roughly 1870 though
why was there temporary internet
with a few people searching for pokemon?
It’s a search of Google books, but the question still stands, what the Fuck happened in 1870
I CAN ANSWER THIS!!
In the Cornish dialect of English, Pokemon meant ‘clumsy’ (pure coincidence).
In the mid 1800s there was a surge of writing about the Cornish language and dialect in an attempt to preserve them with glossaries and dictionaries being written. I wrote about it HERE.
I just love that this post happened to find the ONE HUMAN ON THE INTERNET who had the answer to this question