Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites
Good things come at brunch for everyone, unless you're a Belgian waffle or peel-and-eat shrimp. In which case it's a long non-meal.
We imagine Vasco de Gama would have something to say about that. Ponce de Leon, too.
Supergrass, remarkably, is not a drug reference or a type of marine life that grows only in the United Kingdom. It's an English slangword for 'informant.' Which if we had a million guesses, we wouldn't have stumbled on as the real meaning of supergrass.
Tough crowd! Besides, the dress look more like a lava lamp than a lamp shade.
This story sounds funny, until you read about how the snails can grow to be 10 inches long, contain male and female reproductive organs, and can eat their way through stucco and plaster. Then it begins to resemble the premise of made-for-basic-cable science fiction movie come horribly true.
Policy wonks will claim they didn't get into the bureaucracy because they wanted a taste of far-flung romance. This will not be true, but it is what they will claim.