Saturday, November 28, 2009
WHACK - Bad
VANILLA - Unexciting, conventional
UNDERCARRIAGE - Crotch
TTUS - Talk To You Soon.
TTLY - Totally
SWM - Single White Male
SWAGGER - A person's style
STELLA -- Flirty girl
SMASH -- Have sex
RIFRAF --- Common people, trailer trash
POTUS --- President of the United States
PARTY POOPER -- A person who ruins the mood with their attitude
NMO --- Not My Opinion
N1 -- Nice One
MW4MW --- Man and Woman looking for another Man and Woman
LYLAF --- Love You Like A Friend
LOLZA --- LOL
LEES --- Very Attractive Man/Woman
KOTC --- Kiss On The Cheek
JFYI --- Just For Your Information
INORITE -- I Know, Right?
HOLLAND ---- Hope Our Love Lasts And Never Dies
HAG --- Unattractive old woman
FO SHO --- For Sure
EBONY ---- Dark skin tone
BOOTY CALL --- Call for sex
ALOL --- Actually Laughing Out Loud
What do you think? Do you have your favourite one? And can you use it in your daily life, not on the Internet?
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
We all have our personal dreams about getting rich, perhaps by winning the lottery or maybe with the help of a generous benefactor. But have you ever thought about what would you do with all that money if you had it?
Love makes you lose your head, and when you are rich and powerful you sometimes find really extravagant ways to show how strong your feelings are – starting from Wonders of the World and finishing with your own ear.
Celebrities, like anybody of us, love the joyous festivities of holidays, such as birthdays and baby showers. However, what do Hollywood's finest receive from their families, friends, and co-stars on those memorable events worth partying for?
Being as rich as Richard Branson seems pretty cool. You can hold parties for your airline and then hot chicks show up and you can pick them up and do whatever you want with them.
Look, now I wanna introduce you some
David Backham once gave his wife Victoria, a diamond necklace encrusted with over a hundred rubies worth a cool $1.2 million. Wow, yeah?
On the same Christmas Victoria Backham gave her hubby, David, a gleaming Rolls Royce Phantom. (Perhaps it was revenge! LOL)
Maria Carey sent to the family and friends, Carey-branded tights studded with the real diamonds that cost $15,000 each.
Jennifer Lopez bought for hubby Marc Anthony a Speker C8. It is described as an exclusive Dutch supercar costs approximately $250,000
Celebrities sometimes get their own shows that allow viewers to watch the celebrity go through his or her day. It can be quite intriguing to witness glamorous celebrity deal with the daily grind, like Britney, Ozzy Osborne, Paris Hilton.
The recent example is Virtual Wife, not a reality as we got used to talk about, but a video blog of the same kind.
According to newzline.com, Britney Spears spends $102,000 a month on entertainment – going out, gifts and vacations… But hey, Christmas is coming, maybe it’s time to think about presents?
Forget about receiving lumps of coal, when you are a celebrity you can give the most extravagant and at times the most ridiculous holiday gifts to your BF, spouse, or child.
The Golden Vibrator is cleverly constructed, pleasing, and chic. At the price of $1500.00, this premium sex toy will seduce and satisfy buyers. This item is packaged in a custom-made wooden box and includes a charger, a satin carrying pouch, and an instructional booklet detailing the best ways for a woman to use it. Combining functionality and femininity, this item is 18 karat gold-plated, weighs approximately five ounces, and is three inches long. Huh?
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Do you like going to the cinema? As for me, I try to go there as often as it is possible. Well, if the film is interesting for me of course. I think that nothing can be compared with the impressions from a big screen, wonderful effects and sound. The atmosphere of the cinema is magical. All people come there with the only one goal: to take a great pleasure from what they see. It is like a tradition already: to invite a girl to the cinema, to buy a pop corn and cola (or something else – it is up to you tastes of course) and admire the film….
That is why I was a little bit surprised when yesterday the friend of mine refused to go to the cinema with me to watch the new film “2012” because, as he said, he would better watch it at the computer soon. He will wait a little till the time this film will be possible to download from the Internet at some torrents and he will watch it in a cozy home atmosphere. Moreover, he will save the money which he would spend for a ticket if he went with me! I was confused!
From the one hand, I understand the fact that for many people it is more comfortable to watch films at home. But from the other hand, I do not understand how a monitor screen can be compared with the magical cinema atmosphere where you feel yourself as if you are a part of the film you watch?
Where do you prefer to watch new movies, my friends?
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Look around. There are so many different dating sites on the Internet where hundreds and thousands of people have their profiles and try to meet someone, to corspond with someone with the aim of finding their second halves. There are even virtual churches where you can get married with your second half (even if you did not meet it in reality) on the Internet. I was a witness of such a wedding: both bride and groom did not meet each other in reality and got acquainted at one forum. They decided to create a virtual family and they even had a certificate (virtual of course) of their marriage. So, everything is legal.
My friends, what do you think? Is it the end of real families??
P.S. Well, certainly, the Internet can be very useful for finding your second half if you are a very shy person who lives in a small village and practically does not have any chance to meet your love. But virtual wedding and family life?? What for?
Monday, November 2, 2009
Computer socialization -- is this putting an end to face-to-face human interaction? Or does it let us expand our social networks when face-to-face communication is not possible, either because of geographic distance or some other barrier? Obviously, there are people who will reject these kinds of things out of hand and say the only meaningful communication is the one that I can have face-to-face with someone, who say calling Facebook "friends" friends is the end of the meaning of friendship.
On the other hand, I survey my students all the time about this, and there's confirming data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project that, in fact, what people are using programs like Facebook and e-mail and chats for is to reinforce friendships and to maintain friendships across distance. My students say I did this semester abroad and the only way I could keep in contact with my friends was through Facebook, and stuff like that. I don't think for most people it replaces anything. I think it extends it. But certainly, there are people who want to say, look I have 15,000 Facebook friends and look how popular I am.
Monday, October 26, 2009
It seems that the Internet is altering the way we communicate in both positive and negative ways. Email provides quick and easy service for many. While it may be increasing lines of communication, it may also be isolating us from more personal forms of communication.
What do you think? Do you agree with that? How many of you were sitting with your girl(boy-)friends or wives (husbands) in one room and had one laptop each? Maybe you even communicated like those two guys at the picture? Is not it a sign?
Monday, October 19, 2009
It is very interesting I think!
So, what we’ve lost because of the Internet:
Before mobile phones, people actually had to keep their appointments and turn up to the pub on time. Texting friends to warn them of your tardiness five minutes before you are due to meet has become one of throwaway rudenesses of the connected age.
Scrabbling around in your pocket to dig out a phone may not be as elegant as glancing at a watch, but it saves splashing out on two gadgets.
When almost any fact, no matter how obscure, can be dug up within seconds through Google and Wikipedia, there is less value attached to the "mere" storage and retrieval of knowledge. What becomes important is how you use it – the internet age rewards creativity.
4) Knowing telephone numbers off by heart
After typing the digits into your contacts book, you need never look at them again.
5) Viktor Yanukovych
The Orange Revolution in Ukraine was organised by a cabal of students and young activists who exploited the power of the web to mobilise resistance against the old regime, and sweep Viktor Yushchenko to power.
6) Geographical knowledge
With GPS systems spreading from cars to smartphones, knowing the way from A to B is a less prized skill. Just ask the London taxi drivers who spent years learning The Knowledge but are now undercut by minicabs.
7) Watching television together
On-demand television, from the iPlayer in Britain to Hulu in the US, allows relatives and colleagues to watch the same programmes at different times, undermining what had been one of the medium's most attractive cultural appeals – the shared experience. Appointment-to-view television, if it exists at all, seems confined to sport and live reality shows.
8) Letter writing/pen pals
Email is quicker, cheaper and more convenient; receiving a handwritten letter from a friend has become a rare, even nostalgic, pleasure. As a result, formal valedictions like "Yours faithfully" are being replaced by "Best" and "Thanks".
9) Respect for doctors and other professionals
The proliferation of health websites has undermined the status of GPs, whose diagnoses are now challenged by patients armed with printouts.
10) The mystery of foreign languages
Sites like Babelfish offer instant, good-enough translations of dozens of languages – but kill their beauty and rhythm.
Have you ever thought of it????