It’s no secret that I thoroughly enjoy beards.
Check out Etsy enabling universal beardedness:
From Boing Boing (seriously, where else?).
Eames Demetrios presenting a history of the work of his grandparents, Charles and Ray Eames:
National Geographic just published a book called I’m Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World.
Not hanging noodles on your ears: Russian – not kidding
To live like a maggot in bacon: German – live in luxury
To reheat cabbage: Italian – rekindle an old flame
Like fingernail and dirt: Spanish, Mexico – well suited
Bang your butt on the ground: French – die laughing
Plucked like a chicken: Yiddish – exhausted
To bite the elbow: Russian – to cry over spilt milk
Smoke from 7 orifices of head: Chinese – to be furious
To become naked: Japanese – to go broke, poor
An ant milker: Arabic – a miser, tight wad
Give it to someone with cheese: Spanish – to deceive
Squeezer of limes: Hindi – self invited guest, idler
To break wind into silk: French – live the life of Riley
By Jag Bhalla; illustrated by Julia Suits. HT BoingBoing.
Again, from Boing Boing:
I absolutely adore things like this. I especially love that the far table is positively cantilevered. And the closer one reminds me of this delicious Donne poem! Yes, these will go very well with the leopard print-carpeted staircase my future house requires.