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Funny, God, and Head: jumpingjacktrash: arrghigiveup: cimness: China's netizens are all in a twitter over the account of a carpenter who was commissioned to make a cinnabar red high-backed chair with the finials at the top to be "in the shape of dragons' heads" (ch茅ng l贸ngt贸u Unfortunately, he misinterpreted the directions to mean "lin the shape ofl Jackie Chan's head" ("Ch茅ngl贸ng t贸u ) (via Language Log Reanalysis, Jackie Chan edition) LMAO ok so to elaborate on this absolute gem, notice how the characters provided for "in the shape of dragons' heads" and "lin the shape of Jackie Chan's head" are identical? That wasn't a typo The thing you need to understand about Chinese names is that they all have meaning. And I don't mean that in the sense of "if you trace the etymology back through two languages it has its roots in a Hebrew phrase that means "God is my " that many Western names have. I mean that in the sense of "almost all of these words are still in regular use today and my parents very literally named me "pretty [and] wise" in Chinese. (Sidenote: This is why we get annoyed at made up 'Chinese' names that just pull two random vaguely Chinese-sounding syllables together. It is blindingly obvious when it's not a real name). (ch茅ng) means "to become", "to turn into" L (l贸ng) is "dragon". Thus, Jackie Chan's Chinese stage name, (Ch茅ngl贸ng), literally means "become dragon". ((t贸u), of course, means "head") (Further sidenote: This is actually a bit of a pun/reference. Specifically, it is a reference to Bruce Lee, whose stage name was (Xi茫ol贸ng), or, "Little dragon". So Jackie's chosen stage name means both "become dragon", and "become [like] Bruce Lee") The other thing you need to know about Chinese is that we don't put spaces between terms in written text. What all this means is that the way you'd write "Icarvel into dragon heads" can be identical to the way you'd write "Icarvel Jackie Chan's head", and literally the only difference would be where you pause when you vocalise it: before l贸ngt贸u, or after ch茅ngl贸ng. XD i think the chair turned out great 25 Funny Tumblr Posts to Make You Laughing Today
Funny, God, and Head: jumpingjacktrash:
 arrghigiveup:
 cimness:
 China's netizens are all in a twitter over the
 account of a carpenter who was
 commissioned to make a cinnabar red
 high-backed chair with the finials at the
 top to be "in the shape of dragons' heads"
 (ch茅ng l贸ngt贸u Unfortunately, he
 misinterpreted the directions to mean "lin
 the shape ofl Jackie Chan's head"
 ("Ch茅ngl贸ng t贸u )
 (via Language Log
 Reanalysis, Jackie Chan
 edition)
 LMAO ok so to elaborate on this absolute gem,
 notice how the characters provided for "in the
 shape of dragons' heads" and "lin the shape of
 Jackie Chan's head" are identical? That wasn't a
 typo
 The thing you need to understand about
 Chinese names is that they all have meaning.
 And I don't mean that in the sense of "if you
 trace the etymology back through two
 languages it has its roots in a Hebrew phrase
 that means "God is my " that many
 Western names have. I mean that in the sense
 of "almost all of these words are still in regular
 use today and my parents very literally named
 me "pretty [and] wise" in Chinese.
 (Sidenote: This is why we get annoyed at made
 up 'Chinese' names that just pull two random
 vaguely Chinese-sounding syllables together. It
 is blindingly obvious when it's not a real name).
 (ch茅ng) means "to become", "to turn into"
 L (l贸ng) is "dragon". Thus, Jackie Chan's
 Chinese stage name, (Ch茅ngl贸ng),
 literally means "become dragon". ((t贸u), of
 course, means "head")
 (Further sidenote: This is actually a bit of a
 pun/reference. Specifically, it is a reference to
 Bruce Lee, whose stage name was
 (Xi茫ol贸ng), or, "Little dragon". So Jackie's
 chosen stage name means both "become
 dragon", and "become [like] Bruce Lee")
 The other thing you need to know about
 Chinese is that we don't put spaces between
 terms in written text.
 What all this means is that the way you'd
 write "Icarvel into dragon heads" can
 be identical to the way you'd write "Icarvel
 Jackie Chan's head", and literally the only
 difference would be where you pause when
 you vocalise it: before l贸ngt贸u, or after
 ch茅ngl贸ng. XD
 i think the chair turned out great
25 Funny Tumblr Posts to Make You Laughing Today

25 Funny Tumblr Posts to Make You Laughing Today

Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: northeastartist: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguette: beasti: clarenecessities: sapphic-matriarchy: system-fail-ure: karinanotcinerina: retro-geek: ultrafacts: gatochick: ultrafacts: pizzaismylifepizzaisking: majikkant: ultrafacts: Source Video of Tama Follow Ultrafacts for more facts The picture in the background of the second one Tama is boss THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away鈥 An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat鈥檚 funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x] For those who haven鈥檛 read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god. She鈥檚 now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station. Beautiful. Now I鈥檓 crying thanks and a new cat was hired right? yep! her name is Nitama (essentially 鈥漵econd tama鈥 or 鈥渢ama II鈥) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy she works very hard Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law. Law I鈥檓 crying at 11pm over train cats Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).聽 There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention. ^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama Yontama. a legacy okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it鈥檚 a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back 鈥淪un-tama-tama鈥 (a pun off of 鈥淪antama鈥, lit. 鈥渢hird Tama鈥) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama鈥檚 successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, 鈥淚 will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.鈥 [25] As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama鈥檚 Twitter account. Every time I see this post there鈥檚 new info and it gets better You are only allowed to scroll pass this after you pay tribute to the great Tama Station masters.
Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: northeastartist:
cryoverkiltmilk:

kindaoffkilter:

bemusedlybespectacled:

linkislost:

sighinastorm:

tooiconic:

lafayettelabaguette:

beasti:

clarenecessities:

sapphic-matriarchy:

system-fail-ure:

karinanotcinerina:

retro-geek:

ultrafacts:

gatochick:

ultrafacts:

pizzaismylifepizzaisking:

majikkant:

ultrafacts:

Source
Video of Tama

Follow Ultrafacts for more facts

The picture in the background of the second one

Tama is boss



THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM

Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away鈥 An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat鈥檚 funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x]

For those who haven鈥檛 read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god.  She鈥檚 now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station.


Beautiful.


Now I鈥檓 crying thanks

and a new cat was hired right?

yep! her name is Nitama (essentially 鈥漵econd tama鈥 or 鈥渢ama II鈥) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy
she works very hard


Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law.


Law


I鈥檓 crying at 11pm over train cats

Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).聽 There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention.
^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama
Yontama.


a legacy 

okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it鈥檚 a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back


鈥淪un-tama-tama鈥 (a pun off of 鈥淪antama鈥, lit. 鈥渢hird Tama鈥) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama鈥檚 successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, 鈥淚 will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.鈥 [25]
As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama鈥檚 Twitter account.


Every time I see this post there鈥檚 new info and it gets better


You are only allowed to scroll pass this after you pay tribute to the great Tama Station masters.

northeastartist: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguette: be...

Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: delthefunkyhomosexual: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguette: beasti: clarenecessities: sapphic-matriarchy: system-fail-ure: karinanotcinerina: retro-geek: ultrafacts: gatochick: ultrafacts: pizzaismylifepizzaisking: majikkant: ultrafacts: Source Video of Tama Follow Ultrafacts for more facts The picture in the background of the second one Tama is boss THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away鈥 An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat鈥檚 funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x] For those who haven鈥檛 read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god. She鈥檚 now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station. Beautiful. Now I鈥檓 crying thanks and a new cat was hired right? yep! her name is Nitama (essentially 鈥漵econd tama鈥 or 鈥渢ama II鈥) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy she works very hard Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law. Law I鈥檓 crying at 11pm over train cats Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).聽 There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention. ^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama Yontama. a legacy okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it鈥檚 a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back 鈥淪un-tama-tama鈥 (a pun off of 鈥淪antama鈥, lit. 鈥渢hird Tama鈥) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama鈥檚 successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, 鈥淚 will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.鈥 [25] As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama鈥檚 Twitter account. Every time I see this post there鈥檚 new info and it gets better I will not let go of this child @thecutestcatever Look at this wholesome post
Beautiful, Cats, and Crying: delthefunkyhomosexual:

cryoverkiltmilk:

kindaoffkilter:

bemusedlybespectacled:

linkislost:

sighinastorm:

tooiconic:

lafayettelabaguette:

beasti:

clarenecessities:

sapphic-matriarchy:

system-fail-ure:

karinanotcinerina:

retro-geek:

ultrafacts:

gatochick:

ultrafacts:

pizzaismylifepizzaisking:

majikkant:

ultrafacts:

Source
Video of Tama

Follow Ultrafacts for more facts

The picture in the background of the second one

Tama is boss



THE TRAINS HAVE CARTOON TAMAS ON THEM

Sad update everyone, Tama recently passed away鈥 An estimated 3,000 people, including railway officials, attended Tama the cat鈥檚 funeral on Sunday, days after she died of heart failure aged 16. [x]

For those who haven鈥檛 read articles about it, the local shrine elevated her to a god.  She鈥檚 now the Eternal Stationmaster and patron god of the station.


Beautiful.


Now I鈥檓 crying thanks

and a new cat was hired right?

yep! her name is Nitama (essentially 鈥漵econd tama鈥 or 鈥渢ama II鈥) and she served under Tama as an apprentice before being appointed her deputy
she works very hard


Everytime this crosses my dash, I reblog. It is the law.


Law


I鈥檓 crying at 11pm over train cats

Nitama, already now a mature cat (born 2010), has a protege named Yontama (fourth Tama, b. 2016).聽 There is no information available for either the physical befellment or tragic self-disgrace which has removed Santama from contention.
^Nitama majestic, and below with Yontama
Yontama.


a legacy 

okay but actually what happened to santama (or sun-tama-tama, which is her name because it鈥檚 a pun on santama) was that she was basically sent to train for the position in okayama and they liked her so much they refused to send her back


鈥淪un-tama-tama鈥 (a pun off of 鈥淪antama鈥, lit. 鈥渢hird Tama鈥) was a calico cat sent for training in Okayama. Sun-tama-tama was considered as a candidate for Tama鈥檚 successor, but the Okayama Public Relations representative who had been caring for Sun-tama-tama refused to give the cat up writing, 鈥淚 will not let go of this child, she will stay in Okayama.鈥 [25]
As of September 2018, Sun-tama-tama is working as the stationmaster in Naka-ku, Okayama and appears occasionally on Tama鈥檚 Twitter account.


Every time I see this post there鈥檚 new info and it gets better

I will not let go of this child


@thecutestcatever Look at this wholesome post

delthefunkyhomosexual: cryoverkiltmilk: kindaoffkilter: bemusedlybespectacled: linkislost: sighinastorm: tooiconic: lafayettelabaguet...

Memes, 馃, and Ada: MISTERI ANGKERNYR MENARA SAIDAH 1. Bangunan Miring Di tahun 2007, betedar kabar penutupan menara Saidah. Konon karena konstruksinya yang miring, sehingga ditakutkan akan membahayakan nyawa pekerja. Tetapi pihak management membantah hal tersebut. 2. Lift Gedung Banyak yang mengatakan jika lift di menara Saidah jalannya sangat lambat. Katanya hal tersebut menyebabkan banyak penyewa kantor yang pindah. Menurut sudut pandang paranormal, banyak makhluk halus yang menunggui lift tersebut. Sehingga lift menjadi berat dan lambat geraknya. 3. Lantai 14 Beredar cerita menyeramkan tentang lantai 14 di Menara Saidah. Konon, suatu malam ada seorang wanita yang ingin menjemput saudaranya di lantai 14. Kemudian seorang satpam mengantarkan wanita tersebut memakai lift. Ketika sampai di lantai 14, wanita yang diantarkan satpam tersebut mendadak menghilang. Satpam yang berada di lantai 14 tersebut, kemudian mendengar suara ketikan dari salah satu meja kerja. Namun, ketika di lihat-lihat, tidak ada satu orang pun yang bekerja pada malam itu. Satpam yang panik, kemudian lari melewati tangga darurat dan akhirnya ia pingsan setelah melihat sosok makhluk halus di tangga darudat tersebut. 4. Perempuan Baju Merah dan Lampu Ruangan yang Hidup Sendiri Banyak masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah sekitaran menara Saidah yang melapor kepada satpam jika mereka melihat wanita ber baju merah. Wanita berbaju merah tersebut keap duduk di tembok parkiran. Tak hanya itu. Mereka juga melihat lampu (salah satu lantai gedung yang sudah tidak terpakai) hidup di malam hari. Dan terlihat seperti ada orang berlalu lalang disana 5. Bekas Kuburan Masyarakat sekitar bercerita, jika menara Saidah ini berdiri di bekas areal pemakaman. Menurut paranormal pun, penghuni dari menara ini tiap lantai berbeda-beda. Adakah yang tinggal disekitar menara saidah? Atau adakah yang pernah mengunjunginya?
Memes, 馃, and Ada: MISTERI ANGKERNYR
 MENARA SAIDAH
1. Bangunan Miring Di tahun 2007, betedar kabar penutupan menara Saidah. Konon karena konstruksinya yang miring, sehingga ditakutkan akan membahayakan nyawa pekerja. Tetapi pihak management membantah hal tersebut. 2. Lift Gedung Banyak yang mengatakan jika lift di menara Saidah jalannya sangat lambat. Katanya hal tersebut menyebabkan banyak penyewa kantor yang pindah. Menurut sudut pandang paranormal, banyak makhluk halus yang menunggui lift tersebut. Sehingga lift menjadi berat dan lambat geraknya. 3. Lantai 14 Beredar cerita menyeramkan tentang lantai 14 di Menara Saidah. Konon, suatu malam ada seorang wanita yang ingin menjemput saudaranya di lantai 14. Kemudian seorang satpam mengantarkan wanita tersebut memakai lift. Ketika sampai di lantai 14, wanita yang diantarkan satpam tersebut mendadak menghilang. Satpam yang berada di lantai 14 tersebut, kemudian mendengar suara ketikan dari salah satu meja kerja. Namun, ketika di lihat-lihat, tidak ada satu orang pun yang bekerja pada malam itu. Satpam yang panik, kemudian lari melewati tangga darurat dan akhirnya ia pingsan setelah melihat sosok makhluk halus di tangga darudat tersebut. 4. Perempuan Baju Merah dan Lampu Ruangan yang Hidup Sendiri Banyak masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah sekitaran menara Saidah yang melapor kepada satpam jika mereka melihat wanita ber baju merah. Wanita berbaju merah tersebut keap duduk di tembok parkiran. Tak hanya itu. Mereka juga melihat lampu (salah satu lantai gedung yang sudah tidak terpakai) hidup di malam hari. Dan terlihat seperti ada orang berlalu lalang disana 5. Bekas Kuburan Masyarakat sekitar bercerita, jika menara Saidah ini berdiri di bekas areal pemakaman. Menurut paranormal pun, penghuni dari menara ini tiap lantai berbeda-beda. Adakah yang tinggal disekitar menara saidah? Atau adakah yang pernah mengunjunginya?

1. Bangunan Miring Di tahun 2007, betedar kabar penutupan menara Saidah. Konon karena konstruksinya yang miring, sehingga ditakutkan akan me...