if you spell skeletons backwards it still spells skeletons
Man I can’t wait for Halloween to see some snoteleks
"Snape was a creepy fuck. James gave his life for Lily without being the magic world’s equivalent of a nazi. Snape called lily the worst slur in their world and was a death eater. He was willing to sacrifice her child and husband THE PEOPLE SHE LOVED MOST for his shitty ideas and only came back when he realized Voldemort killed her too. Then, Snape spent his following years as a bitter teacher who would abuse his students. She didn’t “friendzoned” him. She got out of a toxic friendship."-Amber Bailey dropping some truth on a bunch of whiny ‘Snape was friendzoned so Lily deserved to die’ bitches on 9gag (via elevenismyspiritanimal)
this cat is chubby halloween
THIS CAT HAS THE EYES OF SAURON
KIITTY TONGE KITTY TONEUG KTTY TONGUE
THIS KITTY IS SAURON.
Early in my freshman year, my dad asked me if there were lots of Latinos at school. I wanted to say, “Pa, I’m one of the only Latinos in most of my classes. The other brown faces I see mostly are the landscapers’. I think of you when I see them sweating in the morning sun. I remember you were a landscaper when you first came to Illinois in the 1950s. And look, Pa! Now I’m in college!”
But I didn’t.
I just said, “No, Pa. There’s a few Latinos, mostly Puerto Rican, few Mexicans. But all the landscapers are Mexican.”
My dad responded, “¡Salúdelos, m’ijo!”
So when I walked by the Mexican men landscaping each morning, I said, “Buenos días.”
Recently, I realized what my dad really meant. I remembered learning the Mexican, or Latin American, tradition of greeting people when one enters a room. In my Mexican family, my parents taught me to be “bien educado” by greeting people who were in a room already when I entered. The tradition puts the responsibility of the person who arrives to greet those already there. If I didn’t follow the rule as a kid, my parents admonished me with a back handed slap on my back and the not-so-subtle hint: “¡Saluda!”
I caught myself tapping my 8-year-old son’s back the other day when he didn’t greet one of our friends: “Adrian! ¡Saluda!”
However, many of my white colleagues over the years followed a different tradition of ignorance. “Maleducados,” ol’ school Mexican grandmothers would call them.
But this Mexican tradition is not about the greeting—it’s about the acknowledgment. Greeting people when you enter a room is about acknowledging other people’s presence and showing them that you don’t consider yourself superior to them.
When I thought back to the conversation between my dad and me in 1990, I realized that my dad was not ordering me to greet the Mexican landscapers with a “Good morning.”
Instead, my father wanted me to acknowledge them, to always acknowledge people who work with their hands like he had done as a farm worker, a landscaper, a mechanic. My father with a 3rd grade education wanted me to work with my mind but never wanted me to think myself superior because I earned a college degree and others didn’t." -
Saluden Muchachxs, saluden.