My internal reckoning of time says, “Why, it’s late July! August will soon be here! That means it should be starting to get a touch cooler in coming weeks so that it’s always windy and in the 50s-40s by late September!”
But my memory of last year says: It’s going to stay hot until like November FML
Possibly something people already know, but:
If you see anyone in the heathen-related tags posting something and putting 14 or 88 or 1488 in the post somewhere, go ahead and block them. Both of those are code numbers for white supremacy/separatism. 14 stands for David Lane’s 14 words, 88 is a repetition of the eighth letter of the English alphabet, which stands for a certain exclamation used to hail the leader of the 3rd Reich. (Or David Lane’s 88 precepts, but bad news either way.)
These are not friends. They’re not co-religionists. They’re neonazis taking the Norse Mythology aesthetic and hiding behind it.
The weirdest difference is the sound of the trains. British train horns have a surging sound. It’s the sound of a hundred and eighty five tons of metal hurling itself towards the future. It’s a lie, but it’s a bright one. Here we come. We’re good at this. We leap into the future at a hundred and twenty five miles an hour.
American train horns are so different. I’d lay in bed at night and…