June 20th, outsourced

There was a lot of genuine and heartfelt posting of articles about Kate Kelly on fb this week. There was also a lot of passive/aggressive "I told you so" posting of articles about Kate Kelly on fb this week. For the sake of my well-being, I didn't read many, but these two are gems, in my opinion: By Common Consent's template post, and Melyngoch's post about apostasy on Zelophehad's Daughters.

Here are some name suggestions that read like a bizarro Baby Name Wizard book. Higgs-Bosington is my favorite. [HT Sarah]

This screenshot of the wikipedia entry for US soccer player John Brooks is one reason why I love the fact that wikipedia can be edited by anyone. [HT Blair]

I was so touched and not at all surprised to learn that Japanese fans stayed after a recent World Cup game to pick up trash. Of course they did.

A very polite man asks fast-food workers to re-make his order so it matches the picture from the ad.

The woman who invented Iraq (Gertrude Bell).

Two people speaking six languages to each other. No biggie. [HT Jen]

First moon party. So funny, so well done, I could watch it a million times and never get tired of it.

At the (imagined) pitch meeting for Maleficent. So funny, so well done, I could watch it a million times and never get tired of it.

Eating Qamr al-Din

Normal straw or crazy straw?