Left Turns & Other Obstacles

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Articles in Category: You Can't Get There From Here

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. but it's ok, they're handicapped...

Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain

Misdirected Fluff

Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain

I'm ashamed to say I was completely out of the loop on this.

An issue was facing the disability community that was so urgent and in need of change that a group of people took it upon themselves to organize and fix it with a successful grass roots activism campaign, and I missed it all.

With a crowd of onlookers present in the appropriate numbers to signify and memorialize the importance of the event, a government official said all the right things and the local bobble heads oohhed and aaaahhed in anticipation as they waited for the unveiling of.. wait for it..

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Some words and phrases aren't found in the usual tourist guides, so here are a few that you may have heard in cripworld - translated into cripspeak.

If that happened to me I'd kill myself.

Translation: why are you here? In my mind your life is worthless, so much so that I'll say it to your face in the guise of a compliment because I really don't think you're smart enough to get it and if you do, I don't actually care because, well, as I said, I would rather be dead than you. ☺