May 17th, 2006

2013

how do you say...?

After reading Dooce's entry (and the comments) I thought I'd share...

  • "crayon" I pronounce "cray-yawn"

  • "walk", "talk" and "chalk" have silent l's --> "wahk", "tahk",and "chahk"

  • "mirror" is "meer'r"

  • "kitten" is usually "kit'n"

  • "metal" and "medal" have very soft t's and d's; in fact, both words I say pretty much the same

  • "aunt" is "ant"

  • "pecan" is "pee-CAHN"
  • Current Music: Pet Shop Boys - "I'm With Stupid [Melnyk Heavy Petting Mix]"
2013

as seen everywhere by now

100 x 100 - photographs of residents in their flats in hong kong's oldest public housing estate: 100 rooms, each 100 square feet in size.


As a voyeur, I'm always fascinated with peeks into the lives of "regular" people. These photos fascinate me; seeing how the residents chose to utilize their 100 square feet of living space. Some austere; some cluttered enough I wonder how they can live functionally in it. I suppose another part of my interest comes as a Sims 2 player. Despite access to three different money cheats which would allow me to create spacious luxury homes, I tend to make tiny shoebox ones. These photos, and their layouts, remind me of my houses (sans bathrooms though.)
  • Current Music: The Cure - "Lovesong [acoustic]"