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May you live in interesting times…

May you live in interesting times” is an English expression purported to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse.


Doing some quick math here:

One of these is CLEARLY not like the others – and, in fact, were it not for that specific thing (and the entire climate leading up to that disaster + everything that’ll follow thereafter), I’d say that living in interesting times was hardly a curse…

The Hipster Manifesto

I’ve read this definition of Hipster on Urban Dictionary a number of times now.

And, for the life of me, I can’t tell if it was written 100% in earnest by a self-professed hipster trying to ‘codify’ what it means to, ironically, be a non-conformist – or if this was written by one of the most brilliant satirists of our time.

Either way, I’ve had a few belly-laughs while reading this definition in the past – and thought I’d share.