She sums up those natural feelings of jealousy when an ex moves on to someone new sooner than expected. But instead of writing a dreary ballad about it, Robyn flipped the script. After one particular summer romance, I visited my girlfriend at her college two hours away, and the trip went horribly. From the time I arrived, I could tell she was over our relationship.
Benji is an album heavily focused on death. Over some sparse, rumbling guitar plucks, Mark Kozelek memorializes Carissa, a mother who died in a fire at the age of He delivers with anxiety-driven urgency, Tell Mother Ill Be There - Country Ham - Songs Of Mother And Home (Vinyl like he could just break down into a blubbering frenzy at any moment.
The horn section rides along smoothly in comparison, cresting and dipping deftly as Waits sings vigorously, wounds exposed. Oh, how to pick just one Smiths song for this list? Meanwhile, the keyboard line bounces happily along.
We could easily pull out half a dozen Elliott Smith songs for this list, and nearly that many were nominated. That the words are set to his impossibly lovely melodies just makes it harder to hear. A great song can help you see the world from a different perspective, as Patty Griffin often proves. Mother prays. Father gambles, drinks, runs around. She begs him to repent. He refuses. Things get worse. Mother gets sick, prays, dies.
Finally, father gets religion. With their Appalachian twin harmony, it is the sorrow of the mountains distilled. Both the lyrics and the music are simple, but its repetitive rhythm, steady beat and basic rhyme scheme just make it more relatable. Vedder sings the final chorus with renewed agony and then hums a hymnal-like, wordless tune before the instruments and Vedder both fade into silence.
Justin Townes Earle named his debut EP for this searing, solo-acoustic suicide song. Over his claw-hammer finger picking, Earle lists a litany of afflictions—poverty, alcoholism, loneliness, klutziness, and lost youth and love—throughout a third person narrative.
But in the bridge, Earle shifts the perspective to that of the omniscient narrator. Everyone always talks about how Toy Story 3 destroyed them emotionally and it did for me toobut the Toy Story scene that consistently breaks me up is the one from Toy Story 2 when Sarah McLachlan sings this Randy Newman song about a toy getting abandoned by her owner as she grows up. Over a cartoon toy cowgirl getting left under a bed. Titanic prime. No, it's not related to the Code of Hammurabi.
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December Holiday celebrated by the Costanza family on the television show Seinfeldsince appropriated by many. International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Shiver my timbers a-harrr! List of non-standard dates. Including, among other things, January 0February 30and May The Avogadro constant is celebrated on October 23rd starting at exactly am.
Phantom time hypothesis. Therefore, it is now rather than Any date when the day and month are both the square root of the last two digits of the year the next being 5th May Swatch Internet Time. Don't forget to bring a towelterrible or otherwise. In Javathe thirteenth month of the year.
A word created as an alternative name for all the holidays at the end of a calendar year. It came to prominence after Birmingham City Council the English city used it in A possible computing problem in the 's that was supposed to have occurred when the 21st century and 3rd millennium arrived.
Of course, that never happened. The computing problem that will arise due to the Unix time representation used in many computers. Was there a year between 1 BC and AD 1? A Book from the Sky. A must-see for connoisseurs of gibberish.
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Colorless green ideas sleep furiously. A sentence contrived by Noam Chomsky to demonstrate that a sentence can be grammatical yet nonsensical.
Comparative illusion. More people have researched these nonsensical sentences than I have. Controversies about the word niggardly.
Chinese word for "crisis". More notable among Americans than among the Chinese, apparently. The secret language of identical twins, also called idioglossia. Disambiguation disambiguation. A nonexistent English word, supposedly meaning " density ", which was listed in the second edition of Webster's New International Dictionary from to A usually good-natured African American ritual in which two competitors, usually male, exchange trash-talk until one has no comeback.
Attempts by East Asian people — especially the Japanese — to construct English words and phrases. Cryptic echoes from the days of hot metal typesetting. Faggin—Nazzi alphabet. That's its real name. What did you think it was about? Deliberately misleading, irrelevant or false information meant to suggest conspiracy. A popular word among Discordians. As good an argument as any for English-language spelling reform.
A dash between communism and independence. Inherently funny word. Some influential comedians have long regarded certain words in the English language as humorous because of their sound or resemblance to other words. Poodlewankelni Intentionally blank page. James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher.
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List of common false etymologies of English words. Believe it or not, " crap " did not originate from Thomas Crapper. List of ethnic slurs. List of English words without rhymes. List of proposed etymologies of OK. Longest word in English. Floccinaucinihilipilificationsupercalifragilisticexpialidocious and other contenders.
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A type of slang used to identify an individual with a very specific region, usually with accompanied value judgments. Also, a funny word. Spelling of Shakespeare's name. That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is.
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Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. Another example of syntactic ambiguity. Tiles found embedded in asphaltusually sporting cryptic messages. Unknown unknown. An undeciphered illustrated book written six hundred or so years ago by an anonymous author using an unidentified alphabet. Adolf Lu Hitler Marak. This Indian politician does not dispraise his parents' questionable name choice.
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Metta World Peace. A committee in Iceland that determines whether a name is suitable for integration into the Icelandic language.
Apparently voted yes about themselves. Naming law in Sweden. An odd Swedish law regulating children's names, which has led to disgruntled parents submitting names such as BrfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbbAand Metallica. Public Universal Friend. An 18th century Quaker who died, and was then revived, becoming an evangelist, gaining this unusual name, and becoming one of the earliest instances in recorded history of a person identifying as genderless. A warning to us all about taking double-barrelled surnames too far And that's the short title of this German beef labelling law.
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Despite not being Japanese or a sperm whalehe has control over the global diamond industry. A name given in Kosovo in honor of a certain British politician. Can ancient pottery be used to play back recorded voices from the distant past? Buttered toast phenomenon. Buttered cat paradox.
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Pathological science. A pejorative term for scientific ideas that will simply not "go away", long after they are given up on as wrong by the majority of scientists in the field.
A wildly successful list of scientists in which all signatories 1 support evolution2 oppose intelligent designand 3 are named Steve or a variation of that name Steven, Stephan, Stephanie, etc. Physicist Alan Sokal demonstrates that at least some postmodernists can't see an emperor with no clothes. Timeline of the far future. A phenomenon found in psychological and sociological research which suggests that people associate more positive attributes with the general social category of women compared to men.
Anatoli Bugorski. What happens when you stick your head in a particle accelerator? Including whitepinkpurple, blue A year-old, known as the Radioactive Boy ScoutLP) irradiated his back yard attempting to build a nuclear breeder reactor from spare parts. Demon core.
A two-time radioactive killer. Fictional elements, isotopes and atomic particles. Fourth, fifth, and sixth derivatives of position. Named after a famous cereal phenomenon. Frog battery. A curious experiment to determine the existence of animal electricity. A phenomenon involving a persistent and invasive low-frequency noise of a humming character and unknown origin, not audible to all people, reported in various geographical locations. A serious piece of scientific apparatus whose name has induced sniggering among English-speaking schoolchildren for over years.
List of unusual units of measurement. An alternative theory of integrated circuits : once the smoke is released they no longer work. Something in the lab not working? Technical difficulties? Blame this guy. Quantum suicide and immortality. What happens when you blow in a hole in a tube? Hot air comes out one end and cold air comes out the other. No consensus reached on why it happens yet.
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Azidoazide azide. List of chemical compounds with unusual names. Some a consequence of their constituents or origins, others simply the work of whimsical chemists. Thomas Midgley, Jr.
Pitch drop experiment. The world's most viscous liquid dripping out of a funnel since There's been 9 drops so far. Proton-enhanced nuclear induction spectroscopy. A nuclear magnetic resonance technique with a very long name, so we can just call it penis.
A bullet-resistant frozen-water compound once used in an attempt to create an aircraft carrier. A term used to describe any material with properties that are unlikely or impossible for any real material to possess.
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster. Embryo space colonization. Extraterrestrial real estate. A small statuette which is the only sculpture on the Moon. Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum, and Phooey. Five mice who circled the Moon 75 times on Apollo Among the last eight Earthlings to travel to the Moon, upon returning to Earth the four remaining living mice were soon murdered and dissected in the name of science "That's one small squeak Hot, dust-obscured galaxies.
List of hypothetical Solar System objects. The planets that could have been. You think Pluto had it rough? At least it got its fifteen minutes of astronomical fame.
A Mars mission that failed after the spacecraft housing failed to open following launch. It was unable to deploy its solar panels and ran out of power. It is still orbiting the Sun. Mars Climate Orbiter. Another failed Mars mission that disintegrated in the Martian atmosphere due to a unit conversion error.
Moon landing conspiracy theories. Fake photos, slow-motion cameras and secret studios. All directed by Stanley Kubrick. Did the Luftwaffe, in fact, explore the final frontier and make contact with alien races? Whether the secret Nazi base is on the Moon or in Antarctica, the truth is apparently out there.
Yet another failed Mars mission, this time due to a poorly-designed user interface causing an end-of-mission command to be accidentally transmitted to the spacecraft, permanently cutting off the power. And when you've exhausted the listhere's something new to try! Space elevator competitions. Stolen and missing Moon rocks.
Solway Firth Spaceman. Sylacauga meteorite. The first fallen meteorite in recorded history to have verifiably injured a human. A star that has been suggested to have an alien megastructure surrounding it. Voyager Golden Record. A compilation of sounds and images of humanity on a phonograph record made of gold-plated copper. It was sent to space in and is Tell Mother Ill Be There - Country Ham - Songs Of Mother And Home (Vinyl the farthest man-made object from Earth.
A hot Jupiter exoplanet where it rains liquid iron. Accessory breast. An unusual neurological disorder, also known as " Dr. Strangelove syndrome", whereby one of the sufferer's hands seems to take on a life of its own. Auto-brewery syndrome.
Like a microbrewery in your digestive system. Banana equivalent dose. Taking a close look at a toilet bowl for the sake of science. The scale was inspired by eye charts. A bizarre type of alternative medicine. Young's Ideal Rectal Dilators. The notion that food dropped on the floor is safe to eat only as long as it's picked up within five seconds. Hair-grooming syncope. Human—animal breastfeeding. Also known as "Human Werewolf Syndrome ". Hypoalgesic effect of swearing.
Huffing the gas from fermented human feces for a hallucinating effect. Those hungry, wriggling little larvae will clean up festering wounds because they are hungry. Maple syrup urine disease. Medical students' disease. A condition frequently reported in medical students who perceive themselves to be experiencing the symptoms of the diseases they are studying. Mellified Man. A disease, most envied by poker players, that makes facial expressions impossible. An obscure New World tribe with some interesting practices.
A study proves that most belly button fluff is blue and that women are less likely to have it. A diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease which measures subjects' ability to smell peanut butter through each nostril. Photic sneeze reflex. Retained surgical instruments. Schmidt sting pain index. An entomologist is stung by just about everything known to sting and, en route, describes the pain involved in terms of a four-point comparative scale.
Supernumerary nipple. A condition in which one has an additional nipple. Apparently 1 in 18 people have this condition. A form of surgery where a hole is drilled or scraped into the skull. It was thought that such a procedure could cure problems like epilepsy or allow a person to enter into a higher state of consciousness. Uncombable hair syndrome. Ever wanted to defecate and have sex at the same time? Well now you can! A supposed Ancient Greek sex toymade of bread. An unusual tax meant to enforce the caste system in an indirect way.
A hoax illness allegedly affecting male cello players. An orgasm caused by exercising of the core abdominal muscles. Allegedly a sex move involving punching one's partner in the back of the head during intercourse. A once-common diagnosis of a range of symptoms in women, cured through masturbation.
An urban legend about a sexual practice purportedly conducted by some male celebrities, most notably Eminem. Hamster zona-free ovum test. A test — sometimes called a "hamster test" — involving human semenhamster eggs and a petri dish.
Scientific data on average size, racial variations, surgical enlargement and urban legends. Allegedly cut off after his death and, among other things, displayed at a museum in Manhattan. National Masturbation Day. Not related to the weekand certainly not related to the month. A medical condition where one of two conjoined twins lacks essential organs and must rely on the other for survival, often leeching its blood.
An especially rare variant of this, fetus in fetuinvolves one partially formed fetus developing within the body of the other. A colloquial term referring to a type of mass hysteria or panic where males grow fearful of removal or shrinking of the penis. Persistent genital arousal disorder. Puppy pregnancy syndrome. A condition found in remote regions of India in which people believe they have conceived a puppy shortly after being bitten by a dog.
Self-inflicted caesarean section. A form of parasomnia similar to sleepwalking that causes people to engage in sexual acts while they are asleep. He lived for 5 years despite doctors' expectations that he would only live for 1 year.
A Frenchwoman with the longest verified human lifespan in recorded history. She was at the time of her death. An American trainee doctor who went to unusual lengths in his quest to prove that yellow fever is not contagious.
A 19th-century construction worker who survived a three-foot-long 0. His resultant behavioral changes have made him an important figure in the development of neuroscience. James Harrison blood donor. Abigail and Brittany Hensel.
Conjoined twins with separate heads but joined bodies. Eugene Landy. A psychologist who developed a form of hour therapy and later became business partners with one of his many celebrity patients, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. A 19th-century Scottish surgeon who, among other things, performed what has been described as "The only operation in history with a percent mortality rate". A doctor who, against the consensus of mainstream medicine, drank a vial of bacterial culture to prove that stomach ulcers were caused by bacteria rather than stress, spicy foods, and too much acid as was believed at the time.
He won the Nobel Prize for it, too. A 19th-century French-Canadian fur trader who survived a gunshot wound and was left with a hole in his stomach, which allowed revolutionary experiments on digestion to be conducted. A Peruvian girl who gave birth to a son when she was five years old, becoming the youngest human mother on record.
A man in India with a inch 33 cm tail. The only person known to be both a dwarf and a giant. Tarrare c. Mary Toft. An English woman who hoaxed doctors into believing that she had given birth to rabbits.
Alice in Wonderland syndrome. Distortions of perception that may include one's surroundings appearing LP) large or too small, faint noises sounding loud, or time slowing to a trickle. Anton-Babinski syndrome. Broca's aphasia. You know when you have a word on tip of your tongue but you just can't remember it? It's that, but with every word. Charles Bonnet syndrome.
Millions of perfectly sane people are having freakish hallucinations — and just not admitting it. A distorted representation of the human body based on areas of the brain dedicated to processing motor functions for different body parts. Blindness and similar disabilities caused by anxiety.
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