Mash-Up Round-Up: Hora Injuries & Lots of People Speak Tagalog
The week of May 16, 2014 was: first openly gay athlete drafted by the NFL, finding great family recipes and powerful modern curses.
Mash-Ups in the News:
New Jersey ‘Mormon Prom’ Draws Hundreds of Teens for Celebration of Modesty
Prom with no alcohol, drugs or freaking [Editor’s Note: this was a type of very close dancing from the 90s]? Sounds super fun!
via Huffington Post
Michael Douglas Suffers Hora Related Injury
Seriously guys, should we convene to discuss perils of the hora? Shout out to our dad who once had to be wheelchaired out of a wedding after the hora.
via Tablet Magazine
Language Map: What Language Does Your State Speak?
After English and Spanish, Tagalog is the most spoken language in California. This is somehow less surprising than the fact that German is the most spoken language in, like, 20 states.
A True Tough Guy: The Mafia, Gays and Michael Sam’s Boyfriend
Michael Sam’s Vito Cammisano is the grandson of Willie “the Rat” Cammisano (so called for killing people & throwing them in the sewer for the rats). Now his grandson is more into kissing than killing. Also, the mafia owned the first gay bars!
via Daily Beast
Which Words Are Used to Describe White and Black NFL Prospects?
‘Intangibles’ vs ‘Gifted’? Just like those tests about our assumptions, it’s pretty fascinating to see the kind of language we casually use.
An Artist Reimagined Disney Princesses with Difference Races
Um, hello, was Cinderella actually a geisha?
via E! Online